5 big concerts in Alabama you need to check out this October

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Willie Nelson. The Beach Boys. HARDY. What do all these artists have in common? They’re coming to Alabama this October for some unforgettable nights of music. Here are five concerts in Alabama that you don’t want to miss this month.

1. Outlaw Music Festival—Huntsville + Orange Beach

The legendary Willie Nelson is taking the stage at Huntsville’s Orion Amphitheater (which just got nominated for Amphitheater of the Year!) and Orange Beach’s Wharf Amphitheater. He’ll be joined by The Avett Brothers, Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs and Particle Kid for two nights of unforgettable music in Alabama.

Orange Beach


2. HARDY—Orange Beach

HARDY: the mockingbird & THE CROW Fall Tour is rolling into Alabama, bringing his heavy-hitting rock-country tracks to Orange Beach. the mockingbird & THE CROW is HARDY’S sophomore album has already racked up accolades. This multi-award winning artist is sure to light up The Wharf Amphitheater with his incredible vocals, musicality and energy.

3. KIDZ BOP—Mobile + Tuscaloosa

If you’ve got kids in tow, this one’s for you. KIDZ BOP is still covering today’s pop hits, 22 years after its creation in 2001, performing songs like As it Was and Anti-hero. Their Never Stop Live Tour is back again this fall, and they’re making two stops in Alabama.



4. The Beach Boys—Birmingham + Huntsville

October 4 and 5 is your chance to see the iconic California rock band in Alabama. One of the biggest names in music history, The Beach Boys has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, have sold 100M+ records worldwide and have been chart-toppers countless times. Hear hits like their Good Vibrations, Surf’s Up and Wouldn’t it be Nice in both Huntsville and Birmingham this October.



5. Larry Fleet—Huntsville

Larry Fleet, an artist who’s been gaining attention in the country music scene since his debut in 2019, is taking the stage at Mars Music Hall, a part of Huntsville’s Von Braun Center. His storytelling, meaningful lyricism and Tennessee voice is showcased in tracks like Where I Find God and Working Man. Recently, he had a sell-out show at Nashville’s iconic Ryman Auditorium—a testament to how much of a can’t-miss night this is.

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Sarah Gronberg
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