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Photo courtesy of Justin Holt.

This fall, the Vestavia Hills native and current Homewood resident completed his first tour, which included stops in five states. Read more

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Long before the release of his first album through his band Slim Shadow, Homewood native Craig Stilley was busy writing lyrics. Read more

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Accordion music and the number of students has dwindled in the Birmingham area since the 1970s. Read more

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Photo by Frank Couch.

A charming New Orleans ritual comes to Central Park again on Feb. 28 with the return of the Homewood Mardi Gras Parade sponsored by the MOMS Club, Over the Mountain chapter, a support group for stay-at-home-mothers. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Auxiliary of Big Oak Ranch.

In celebration of their 10-year anniversary, the Auxiliary of Big Oak Ranch presents an evening with Amy Grant. The concert will be held at Samford University’s Leslie S. Wright Center on Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Read more

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The start of school doesn’t mean the fun should stop. The Homewood Back to School Bash offers an opportunity to carry the summer fun into the first week of the school year. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Allison Sanders.

It’s hard for Allison Sanders to remember a time when she wasn’t singing. From the gospel choir at her mother’s church in Ensley to any stranger who would stop and listen, Sanders always knew she wanted to perform for others. Read more

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Photos by Cherie Olivier.

Once a month, Seeds Coffee on Oxmoor Road hosts a sort of ukulele jam session. About 20 people gather in the coffee shop’s side room to play together and learn from each other. Read more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Dawson Music Academy founder Layla Humphries remembers those who shaped her love for music. Read more

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The free concerts will be held on Thursday evenings, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, from 5-9 p.m. on Village Lane the street that runs in front of restaurants including Brio and Cocina Superior Read more

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The West Homewood Farmers Market is adding a monthly concert series to its events, which will be on the third Thursday of the month starting in August. Read more

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Homewood has been named to a list of Best Communities for Music Education for the tenth year. It is one of only two communities in the state to receive the honor. Read more

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Samford University’s A Cappella Choir will participate in the university’s monthly Choral Vespers service on Friday, March 6 at 5:30 p.m. Read more

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String quintet SYBARITE5 is coming to Samford University on Friday, Feb. 6. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Jane H. Hollock Brock Recital Hall. Read more

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Bobby Horton and the Birmingham Sunlights will perform together for the first time on Thursday, Feb. 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. as a part of the Vulcan’s Birmingham Revealed series. Read more

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The jam will be held Monday, Nov. 10 from 6-9 p.m. at Good People Brewing Company. The event benefits the Homewood City Schools Foundation Read more

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The 70 concert choristers of the Birmingham Boys Choir will welcome the Mexican dance troupe Balletico Folklorico Corazon Azteca to the stage. Read more

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Colonial Brookwood Village will host its Brookwood Live concert series on Thursday nights this month. Each will run from 5-9 p.m. Read more

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Shades Cahaba Elementary School students and teachers celebrated Music in Our Schools Month with music scavenger hunts and dress-up days. Read more

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When the sun sets over Shades Valley Community Church on Thursday, Aug. 21, the glow of string lights and the sounds of a live band will signal the beginning of the West Homewood Night Market. Read more

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