Marvin Clemons, author of The Great Temple of Travel: A Pictorial History of Birmingham Terminal Station 1909-1969. Refreshments at 9:45 a.m. Meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. The public is welcome. 444-7840
Traditional Instruments Reimagined: Matt Bryant and Holland Hopson
Thursday, 6 October 2016 - 6:30pm
UAB professor Matt Bryant and UA professor Holland Hopson both have radically reinterpreted their respective instruments: Bryant with the ukulele and Hopson with the banjo. Utilizing looping, sampling, and other electronic augmentations, both musicians have expanded the vocabulary of their instruments. They will play separate sets for their performance here.
East 59 Cafe Grand Opening with Farris, York & Sledge
Thursday, 3 November 2016 - 4:30pm
The grand opening celebration of East 59 Cafe in the Hoover Library will feature free samples, door prizes, and music provided by Farris, York & Sledge. Farris, York & Sledge are a jazz trio from Muscle Shoals featuring Bryan Farris (guitar), Micah York (drums), and Kevin Sledge (bass).
In the spring of 2015 he was awarded first place in the statewide, Make Music Alabama songwriting competition hosted by the Alys Stephens Center. A prolific writer, he is always bringing new songs to the stage, whether it be a traditional venue, intimate house show, or festival.