Music

Haunted!

Haunted!

By on 28 September, 2016 in Fun, Karren Pell, Music with 0 Comments

We’re back! The Old Alabama Town Revue, featuring yours truly and the Old Alabama Town Revue Crue, starts its 2016-2017 season on October 6 at 7 p.m. in the church on Columbus Street in Old Alabama Town. The big news is that this season is going to be filmed by Troy University’s television station. We […]

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Debbie Does Dallas: The Musical!

Debbie Does Dallas: The Musical!

By on 5 August, 2016 in Art, Fun, Kate and Stephen, Music with 2 Comments

We love taking little quick trips out of Montgomery for bonus adventures, often heading to Birmingham for live music, a museum, or some other kind of cultural offering. But it’s safe to say that, even for us, our latest adventure was a bit of a stretch. Stephen to Kate: “Want to drive to Birmingham to […]

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Mediterranean Music at MMFA

Mediterranean Music at MMFA

By on 15 April, 2016 in Fun, Karren Pell, Music with 0 Comments

Folks who know me would agree that I write and perform within a fairly narrow, musical avenue of country and folk, with a dash of pop or blues now and then — “Americana” as the Nashville label says. But that doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy other music. On April 23 at 3 p.m. vocalist-pianist Marc […]

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Signs of Spring

Signs of Spring

By on 25 March, 2015 in Karren Pell, Music with 0 Comments

Are those six weeks that ole groundhog dictated over? Feels like spring. I can pull on just a light jacket in the morning when I walk my dog, Lumpy. Time to put the wolf hat up! Looks like spring. The forsythia bush is bursting with its small, but full-of-cheer yellow blooms, and Cindy and Carol’s […]

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Fresh Beatz for Your Feetz

Fresh Beatz for Your Feetz

By on 6 February, 2015 in Meg Lewis, Music with 0 Comments

Most runners love a good playlist. There are some who believe listening to the meditative pattern of breath and footsteps, unimpeded by bumping bass, is more virtuous. Personally, I find value in both. It must be a scientifically proven fact, however, that music can help us hold a pace, energize and motivate us, and perhaps […]

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River Jam: Two Awesome Days of Free Music

River Jam: Two Awesome Days of Free Music

By on 13 May, 2014 in Food, Fun, Kate and Stephen, Music with 0 Comments

If you aren’t heading down to Gulf Shores this weekend for the Hangout Festival, you can still stay here in town and hear some outstanding live music performed by world-class musicians. Oh, and by the way, it doesn’t cost you anything. We sometimes complain about live music offerings in our town, but if you can’t […]

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Davis Nix Interview

Davis Nix Interview

By on 2 January, 2014 in Art, Fun, Michael Thornton, Music with 0 Comments

Our monthly feature on music in Montgomery has followed a rotational format from event profile to artist profile to venue profile, now we turn to interview. To complete the cycle I sat down with Davis Nix, singer/songwriter and performer throughout the southeast and manager of country singers Joey Allcorn, Chad Wilson, and Kyle Wilson. Kyle […]

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Give Thanks for Local Music at 1048

Give Thanks for Local Music at 1048

By on 24 November, 2013 in Fun, Michael Thornton, Music with 2 Comments

1048 Jazz and Blues Club is the prime local destination for Thanksgiving holiday entertainment. Located on East Fairview in Cloverdale, 1048 has been a cog in the wheel of Montgomery’s music scene for decades. Its consistent loyalty to live music electrifies bar-goers and music lovers every day of the week while providing enough variety to satisfy a […]

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Josh Carples: “The Wind to Push the Sails”

Josh Carples: “The Wind to Push the Sails”

By on 13 November, 2013 in Art, Music with 0 Comments

Montgomery’s Josh Carples returns home fresh off the release of his third solo acoustic album and a subsequent tour that spread his music throughout Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee. Those familiar with his work will recognize in Carples’ latest project his emotion-forward approach and brooding tone paired with expressive imagery and grave honesty. Subtle backing instruments […]

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