PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS

Isaac Byrd, Jr.

BY GWEN DERU

HAPPY LABOR DAY WEEKEND!!

Gwen DeRu

TODAY

OPEN MIC & MODEL CALL at Levels at 16th. Sign up at (205) 427-2930.

AFROMAN w/ NEUTRAL SNAP, 8 p.m. at Zydeco.

RAELYN NELSON BAND, RYAN SOBB, ZACH + CHEYLOE, 9 p.m. at the Nick Rocks.

COMEDIAN GERARD KELLY AND SON at the StarDome Comedy Club.

Gerard Kelly

LIVE BAND KARAOKE, 7:30 p.m. at Perfect Note.

JOSE’ CARR WITH JAZZ ON FIRST, 7-10 p.m. at Jazzy’s on First Avenue North.

LIVE AT STEEL, 8 p.m. with SHARRON performing and DJ DUBB in the Mix at Steel on First at 23rd Street, downtown Birmingham. Get your live music

and dance on every Thursday night.

AFTER WORK AFFAIR every Thursday, 4 p.m. at 1st and 23rd.

BIRMINGHAM BEST OF COMEDY at Saturn.

 

FRIDAY

ANTHONY HAMILTON LIVE IN CONCERT with Special Guest AVERY SUNSHINE at The Alabama Theatre.

ALL WHITE LABOR DAY BASH at the Luxe Ultra Lounge, 300 24th Street South.

GOVINDA w/ BLACK CARL at Zyedco.

BO BERRY QUARTET at UNWIND FRIDAY, 8 p.m. at Jazzi’s on 3rd with great jazz.

RUMBA LATINA BIRMINGHAM: LATIN NIGHT, 7 p.m. at Saturn.

(Photo: Gary Owen)

Gary Owen

COMEDIAN GARY OWEN at the StarDome Comedy Club.

FANCY FRIDAYS, 5 p.m. featuring JILLIAN GRAY with YARBROUGH & COMPANY every Friday at Legends on 18th Street North, Downtown. Birmingham.

This is an After-Work Experience hosted by Keely and Tiger and catered by Chef Jones. Call (205) 212-4406 for more.

TRUMPETER ISAAC BYRD, JR., 9 p.m. at the Perfect Note.

PLUM BAR on 17th Street, Downtown.

THE FUTURE BABES, LOLAS and ME AND MY KNIFE, 9 p.m. at the Nick Rocks.

LEGEND KEITH SWEAT at ASU in Montgomery.

 

SATURDAY

GUIDED HIKE: MINING HISTORY at Ruffner Mountain.

Live Music at Jazzi’s on 3rd.

RAILROAD PARK is where the fun is Saturday.

REPPERTONS, THE CASKET KIDS, THE MCRYATTS and THE LOOLDOWNS at the Nick.

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, every Saturday, at Luxe Ultra Lounge, 300 24th Street S with DJ CHOCOLATE.

COMEDIAN GARY OWEN at the StarDome Comedy Club.

VENUS ALL FEMALE BAND, 7 p.m. at the Perfect Note.

AFTERMATH ALUMNI WARS ALABAMA A&M vs UAB at Luxe Ultra Lounge.

 

SUNDAY

PARK AND CREST MARKET, 11 a.m.

VERY BERRY: THE DAY PARTY AND BRUNCH EDITION at 1st and 23rd.

SLOW ART SUNDAY, 2 p.m. at the Birmingham Museum of Art.

HAMPTONS IN THE HAMII! ALL WHITE DAY PARTY, 4-8 p.m. at 660 University Blvd, Birmingham, 35233. Call (205) 275-4043 for more.

COMEDIAN SIR WALT headliner of 7 FOR 7 at the StarDome Comedy Club. JOY “QUEEN OF CLEAN hosting featuring ERNE KENNEMER, DETROIT REED,

SHANNON COOK, DARREL J and G. QUINNEY, 6 p.m.

ON MY SIX, VAETTR AND CULT WIFE, 8 p.m. at the Nick.

JAZZ IN THE PARK – BIG SPRING PARK, HUNTSVILLE, featuring RYON SCHULTZ/MARC ANTOINE, 6-9 p.m.

CHERUBA, HOLIDAY GUNFIRE, FAKE TYRANTS and BULGING, 6 p.m. at Saturn.

THE NICK NOSS BAND LIVE IN CONCERT, 7-10 p.m. at Zydeco.

THE ALL WHITE FINALE featuring SHERRI B & PRECISION GROOVES at the Luxe Ultra Lounge, 300 24th Street South.

 

MONDAY

BIRMINGHAM BANDSTAND, 9 p.m. at The Nick.

CARD PLAYERS SPOT at the TIDE AND TIGER, 6 – 12 p.m.

 

TUESDAY

TIDE AND TIGER HOT TUESDAY, 3 p.m. until … on Graymont across from Legion Field with $.50 wings and drink specials until 9 p.m. For more call (205) 503-3880.

DEAD ASYLUM, THE CHEMICAL LIZARDS, CREATIO and CADUCUS, 9 p.m. at the Nick

PLUM BAR on 17th Street, Downtown.

JOSE’ CARR at the Boss Lounge, 8:30 – 11 p.m.

 

WEDNESDAY

MIKE BAMA, DA PIGPEN and Q DOT DAVIS at the Nick.

WINE AND JAZZ at the Perfect Note.

 

NEXT THURSDAY

THE MAMMOTHS, PIERCE EDENS and TRUETT, at The Nick Rocks.

COMEDIAN FINESSE MITCHELL, at the StarDome Comedy Club.

LUCERO, and WILL HOGE, 7 p.m. at Saturn.

 

NEXT FRIDAY

COMEDIAN FINESSE MITCHELL at the StarDome Comedy Club.

VULTURE WHALE 10th ANNIVERSARY PARTY w/ Special Guests Bohannons and Riverbend, 9 p.m. at the Nick ROCKS.

 

FOR OUTDOOR LOVERS

GUIDED HIKE: MINING HISTORY – Join outdoor lovers and history lovers for a Day Hike Saturday, 10 a.m. at the Ruffner Mountain Park. The hike is approximately four miles total, usually about 3.5 hours, with moderate inclines and slopes. The hike will go to Mine Site #3, the limestone quarry and overlook. Adults and children 10 and up are welcome. Meet at the nature center. Bring water, snacks or a bag lunch if you’d like. Registration is required for these hikes as well as a completed waiver. REGISTER AT: https://ruffnermountain.org/whatsgoingon/guided-hike-mining-history or call Ruffner Mountain at (205) 833-8264.

 

FOR SPORTS LOVERS

FOOTBALL GAMES THIS WEEKEND….UAB vs AAMU in Birmingham, Alabama Game, Auburn Game and so many more football games. Football season is here!

BLAZER AND BULLDOG BASH – Celebrating the Blazer comeback and also welcoming all of the Bulldogs to the Magic City this weekend. The game is played earlier in the day on Saturday but this event is for the mature audience. Dress code strictly enforced. Saturday, 10 p.m. -2 a.m. at The Wine Loft, Downtown Birmingham, AL

Well, that’s it. Tell you more next time.

People, Places and Things by Gwen DeRu is a weekly column. Send comments to my emails: thelewisgroup@birminghamtimes.com or gwenderu@yahoo.com.