Andrew Laningham

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Psychedelic rock band headlines Green Bar

Inside of a school-bus-turned-tour-bus, the psychedelic rock band SpaceFace is setting off for a stint on the road, playing in most of the major cities in the Southeast. Unlike many psych-rock bands, SpaceFace creates a DIY light show complete with LED Rope lights, hundreds of multi-colored bulbs, lasers ...

Iron City native explores Southern identity

When musician Lee Bains III talks about his roots, one thing becomes apparent: Everything about him – the content of his lyrics, the overdriven sound of his guitar, even the twang of his voice – is steeped in Southern culture.

Professor doubles as musician

At open mics all around Tuscaloosa and Birmingham, Alan Lane becomes Doobie “Doghouse” Wilson, playing blues and folk music at clubs in the area.

Experimental film exhibition 'Seek You' explores Morse code

Inside the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, light bounces off of the walls, telegraphs buzz, fish swim under ice and goats can be heard running through a field. This is Erin Colleen Johnson’s “Seek You.” “Seek You” is an experimental film installation currently on display at the Sella-Granata Art ...

Hard rock band to visit Green Bar

When David Joiner, lead singer and guitarist of Forgotten Grey wanted to start a band, he recruited two of his friends to help him push his project forward.

Variety show focuses on Tuscaloosa talent

"Tuscaloosa Monorail" is an hour-long variety show featuring skits, local bands and interviews. The show is produced and directed by University of Alabama graduates Robin Rains and Frank Thagard. "Tuscaloosa Monorail" started as a cable access show but is now being shown on CBS 42 on Saturdays at 3 ...

LaGoons to play Red Shed

Clark Chadwell, the bassist and vocalist for Tuscaloosa’s local jam band The LaGoons, said being a part of a band is about not taking yourself too seriously.

Soul band to play Green Bar

The hardcore soul Tuscaloosa-based band Knympho Knife will play at Green Bar Thursday. The band, composed of guitarist and singer Brandon Varner, bassist Walter Nolen-Schmidt and drummer Aaron Sudasna, said its influences range from heavy rock bands to classic R&B acts.

Floozies head to Jupiter Bar

The Floozies are bringing a party to the Jupiter Bar Thursday. Brothers Matt and Mark Hill play a genre-blending brand of music mixed with funk and EDM with hints of jazz and Afrobeat. The duo started performing in 2008 and has grown in popularity, going from playing local house parties to touring the ...

Scottish folk singer to perform at Acoustic Night

Jim Malcolm is bringing a taste of Scottish culture and storytelling to The Bama Theatre’s Acoustic Night Wednesday. Malcolm has traveled all over the world, both on solo tours and with the world renowned Scottish folk band Old Blind Dogs. The Scottish singer is currently on tour from Phoenix, Arizona, ...