2011 concerts

    1. 30A Songwriters Festival, including Katie Rogers, Roy Schneider, Mike Whitty, Jon Black, Dannica Lowery, Melanie Hammet, Carmel Mikol, Erick Baker, Keegan Dewitt, Lauren Lucas, Rachel Loy, Jeremy Lister, Callaghan, Dar Williams, Angel Snow and Shawn Mullins, Scenic Highway 30A, Fla., Jan. 14-16
    2. Sanders Bohlke, Gum Creek Killers and the Great Book of John, Bottletree Cafe, Feb. 4
    3. Josh Ritter, Terminal Five, New York City, Feb. 12
    4. Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles, Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center, March 2
    5. Colin Hay, WorkPlay, March 5
    6. The Civil Wars with the Gum Creek Killers, Standard Deluxe, Waverly, March 25
    7. The Avett Brothers with Band of Horses, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, Tuscaloosa, April 1
    8. The Great Book of John and K. Taylor and the Twerps, Bottletree, April 2
    9. Guster, WorkPlay, April 4
    10. Jason Isbell with Doc Dailey, Shoals Theater, Florence, April 8
    11. Jason Isbell with Maria Taylor, Zydeco, April 9
    12. Jonny Lang, Alys Stephens Center, April 23
    13. New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival: The Avett Brothers, Mumford & Sons, Jon Cleary, George Porter Jr. and Runnin’ Pardners, New Orleans Fairgrounds, April 29
    14. Dead Confederate plays Neil Young’s Tonight’s the Night, with Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires, Bottletree, May 7
    15. Secret Stages: The Sunshine Factory, Howlies, The Bear, Model Citizen, 13ghosts, Noot d’Noot, Vulture Whale, Dylan LeBlanc, Kovacs & The Polar Bear, The Great Book of John and The Green Seed, downtown Birmingham, May 14
    16. Hangout Music Festival: Umphrey’s McGee, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, My Morning Jacket, Widespread Panic (one song), Dead Confederate, Foo Fighters cover set, Primus, Avett Brothers, Flaming Lips (a few songs), Motorhead, Foo Fighters (three songs), Old Crow Medicine Show, Drive-By Truckers, Girl Talk, The Black Keys (a few songs), Justin Townes Earle (a few songs), Paul Simon, Gulf Shores, May 20-22
    17. Pine Hill Haints, Bottletree, May 27
    18. Black Jacket Symphony and Alabama Symphony Orchestra present Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Alabama Theatre, June 3
    19. Joe Purdy with the Milk Carton Kids, WorkPlay, June 9
    20. Mumford & Sons with Matthew and the Atlas and the Low Anthem, Fox Theatre, Atlanta, June 12
    21. Bama Rising, including Alabama, Blind Boys of Alabama, Rodney Atkins, Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crow, Bo Bice, Taylor Hicks, Kellie Pickler, Dierks Bentley, Sara Evans, Little Big Town, Montgomery Gentry, Martina McBride, David Nail, Jake Owen, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker and Ashton Shepherd, BJCC, June 14
    22. David Mayfield Parade with Joel Madison Blount, WorkPlay, June 22
    23. David Gray with Lisa O’Neill, Fox Theatre, Atlanta, June 28
    24. U2, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., July 2
    25. O.A.R., Soja and Kelley James, Sloss Furnaces, July 17
    26. Josh Ritter, Mountain Session at Boutwell Studio, July 24
    27. Josh Ritter with Yellowbirds, Alys Stephens Center, July 24
    28. Beth Wood, Jesse Terry, James Casto and Matt Blanchard, Eddie’s Attic, Atlanta, Aug. 5
    29. Justin Townes Earle, Alys Stephens Center, Aug. 11
    30. Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings, WorkPlay, Aug. 12
    31. Tonal Vision, Birmingham Arts and Music Festival, Stillwater Pub, Aug. 13
    32. Ben Folds, Alys Stephens Center, Aug. 20
    33. Patty Griffin, Alys Stephens Center, Oct. 7
    34. Stranded: A Day of Desert Island Music, Bottletree, Nov. 17
    35. Maria Taylor with Dead Fingers, Bottletree, Nov. 24
    36. Cedric Burnside, Gip’s Place, Dec. 17
    37. Dead Fingers, Monarchs, The Great Book of John and The Magic Math, Avondale Villa, Dec. 23
    38. Black Jacket Symphony presents U2’s The Joshua Tree, WorkPlay, Dec. 30

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