Downtown After Dark — A New Outdoor Music Series in Anniston

Want to shake a leg to some stratospheric live music on a balmy summer evening? Main Street Anniston has answered the call with a new outdoor music series called “Downtown After Dark.” Get out your lawn chairs and get ready to head out to Noble Street Park every 2nd and 4th Friday from 7-9 pm […]

Musical Spotlight: Blues Deluxe

Blues Deluxe

Anniston, Alabama has seen its share of seasoned local musicians take to its venues and stages to entertain Calhoun County residents and transplants alike. You’re probably familiar with some of these performers and have seen them form bands, duos, or trios, or entertain solo. What’s fun is when a group of seasoned pros come together […]

Musical Spotlight: Reese Burke Releases EP

Reese Burke

Calhoun County’s best-loved rising star, Reese Burke, has released a new 3-song EP titled Half-Wasted Summers. While her CD release party has already occurred–March 29 to be exact–we wanted to catch up with her since our last spotlight on this talented singer-songwriter to chat about her new release and where her music career is headed. […]

Music Spotlight: Birkenhëd

Birkenhëd

A new band in Calhoun County is staking its claim on the Anniston music scene with hopes to branch out to area cities and eventually the greater Southeast region. Birkenhëd is made up of six multi-talented musicians: Steven Henderson on lead vocals, Logan Magouirk on guitar/vocals, Caleb Burt on guitar/vocals, Matt Neighbors on bass/vocals, Eric […]

Drink Like a Local: The Apothecary Draft House

Apothecary Jacksonville al

From the moment I caught sight of the Apothecary Draft House as I was rounding Public Square in Jacksonville one evening, I was amazed. Firstly, I was impressed at the very modern, hip vibe of the fire-scorched wood that not only stretches across the inviting building front–it also wraps around ¾ of the walls inside, […]

Musical Spotlight: The Storydwellers

Local Music

Since the Anniston band The Storydwellers hit the Calhoun and Etowah County music scenes in December of 2017, they’ve racked up an ever-growing list of fans and venues that continuously welcome them back with open arms. They’ve taken the stages of The Peerless Saloon, Coldwater Mountain Brewpub, Rack and Roll Billiards, Darkhorse Saloon, Nola on […]