It’s warming up outside, and things are slowly starting to go back to normal. You know what that means: Live music is back! Here are a few of our favorite places in the River Region to catch a concert or discover an amazing new local artist.
If you’re in the mood for dinner and a show…
Vintage Year has a great patio space where you can often find local musicians playing acoustic sets on Thursday evenings. There’s nothing better than listening to live music and enjoying a delicious gourmet burger.
Moe’s Original Bar B Que is the best place to grab a pulled pork sandwich and enjoy listening to local artists. Check out their Facebook page to see who is performing and when.
Taste and Taste Too feature live music during the week and on weekends. Regular acts include Dixon Darling, Reid Beasley, and Cameron DuBois.
The Cork & Cleaver hosts Thursdays on the Patio each week from March through October. Order a delicious shrimp po’ boy, sit back, and enjoy the music.
The Tipping Point in Hampstead features live music from local artists every Friday and Saturday night. You’re welcome to bring your pup along for a good time!
Pratt Pub & Oyster Bar regularly hosts local musicians like 3 Hand Jam and Dalton Bush. If you’re in the mood to be the star of the show (or just to cheer on a few aspiring singers), check out Thirsty Thursday Karaoke!
If you’re looking for a nice family outing…
Head over to the Shoppes at Eastchase every Thursday in June for live music, food trucks, inflatables, and more.
There’s always something fun going on at Riverfront Park, and that certainly includes live music for the whole family. Make sure to keep an eye out for concerts and festivals being held there, especially during the summer.
Kick Back Ranch & Event Center in Ramer typically hosts live music events on holiday weekends. Their events usually include food trucks and plenty of fun activities for the kids.
The Waters in Pike Road regularly hosts events with live music and food trucks for the family to enjoy.
If you’re planning a night out on the town…
Wind Creek Montgomery is home to BB King’s Blues Club, where you can enjoy live music and drinks Thursday through Sunday nights. Wind Creek Wetumpka has an amazing Entertainment Center that’s currently closed due to COVID-19, but their Center Bar is still open and hosting live music on a regular basis.
Craft beer fans can grab a local brew and listen to live tunes every now and then at Autauga Creek Craft House. Check out their Facebook page to see who is performing and when.
The Exchange at the Renaissance in Downtown Montgomery features live music from local artists Wednesday through Saturday nights. The House at the Renaissance features live music on Saturdays and Sundays.
Coosa River Craft House in Wetumpka hosts live music, bingo nights, and more each week. They even offer open mic sessions on Tuesdays!
If you’re looking for a place that offers a little bit of everything…
The Sanctuary is an eclectic event venue in Montgomery’s Cottage Hill District that hosts a variety of live music events year-round, from concerts to singing competitions.
The Harriott II Riverboat isn’t cruising right now due to COVID-19, but you can still enjoy Dockside Happy Hour every Friday.
The Rex is a cool venue in Millbrook that hosts live musicians, food trucks, and more Thursday through Sunday nights. Plus, there’s a playground for the kids!
Local musicians and nationally recognized artists perform at the Montgomery Performing Arts Centre all year long. Past acts include the Black Jacket Symphony, Old Crow Medicine Show, and REO Speedwagon.
The Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center in Auburn hosts a variety of live music events each season. Past acts include The Beach Boys, Travis Tritt, and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit.
Troy University’s Davis Theatre hosts symphony orchestras, acoustic artists, and more throughout the year.