10 must-see concerts coming to Alabama this May

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Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit perform at the Orion Amphitheater in Huntsville, Alabama, on May 13, 2022. (Erika Goldring)

It’s concert season and tons of artists, big and small, have announced their Spring tour schedules. We’ve rounded up a list of all your must-see acts coming this month to venues across Alabama.

Keep reading for a guide to 10 concerts happening in May and where you can see them.

1. Lucinda Williams | Birmingham, AL

For fans of country and folk music, get ready for Lucinda Williams. The legendary songwriter and Grammy winner is scheduled to play the Lyric Theatre on Thursday, May 4.

  • Date: May 4, 2023
  • Location: The Lyric Theatre
  • Tickets

2. Father John Misty | Birmingham, AL

Don’t have plans this Cinco de Mayo? Check out Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Father John Misty at the Lyric Theatre Friday, May 5.

  • Date: May 5, 2023
  • Location: The Lyric Theatre
  • Tickets

3. Blues Traveler | Montgomery, AL

Another Cinco de Mayo must– don’t miss Blues Traveler in Montgomery. The rock-jam band will be playing the Montgomery Performing Arts Center on May 5.

  • Date: May 5, 2023
  • Location: The Montgomery Performing Arts Center
  • Tickets

4. Hank Williams Jr. | Tuscaloosa, AL

Country fans, now’s your time to shine. Southern rock legacy act Hank Williams Jr. will be performing in Tuscaloosa on Friday, May 12. Tickets are in high demand, so get yours now before you miss them.

  • Date: May 12, 2023
  • Location: Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
  • Tickets

5. The Beach Boys | Montgomery, AL

It’s almost Summer and that means it’s the perfect time for a Beach Boys show. You can see the legendary American rock band play old favorites this May 17 at the Montgomery Performing Arts Center.

  • Date: May 17, 2023
  • Location: The Montgomery Performing Arts Center
  • Tickets

6. Martina McBride | Huntsville, AL

This one’s for the girls– check out Martina McBride in Huntsville this month. The country pop singer-songwriter will play the Orion Amphitheater on May 20.

  • Date: May 20, 2023
  • Location: The Orion Amphitheater
  • Tickets

7. Disco Biscuits | Birmingham, AL

Calling all jam band fans. The Disco Biscuits are coming to Birmingham this month. The jam fusion act will play Iron City on May 3.

  • Date: May 3, 2023
  • Location: Iron City Birmingham
  • Tickets

8. Koe Wetzel | Huntsville, AL

Grab your cowboy hat and boots, y’all. Country singer Koe Wetzel will perform at Huntsville’s Orion Amphitheater on Friday, May 12.

  • Date: May 12, 2023
  • Location: The Orion Amphitheater
  • Tickets

9. Brooks & Dunn | Birmingham, AL

Brooks and Dunn are coming to Birmingham! The ’90s country duo will be playing the BJCC Legacy Arena May 18, so make sure you get your tickets now before they’re gone.

  • Date: May 18, 2023
  • Location: BJCC Legacy Arena
  • Tickets

10. Gov’t Mule | Birmingham, AL

A side project of the Allman Brothers Band by guitarist Warren Haynes and bassist Allen Woody, the Southern rock jam band known as Gov’t Mule will be performing at Avondale Brewing Company on Sunday, May 14.

  • Date: May 14, 2023
  • Location: Avondale Brewing Company
  • Tickets

Will you be attending any of these May shows? Let us know @TheBamaBuzz on Instagram + Facebook and be sure to follow us for more stories like this.

Grace Howard
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