7 can’t-miss concerts on the Gulf Coast this spring

Soul Kitchen Concert
No matter where you are on the Gulf Coast, there’s a great concert coming up for you to see. (Soul Kitchen)

If there is one thing the Gulf Coast does fabulously, it’s music. You can find an amazing live music event almost every weekend, especially this time of year. Keep reading to get the scoop on seven great concerts on the Gulf Coast in April and May.

1. Mudbottom Revival Music Festival

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A music festival on the water. (DogRiver.org)

The Mudbottom Revival Music Festival is hosted by Dog River Clearwater Revival, a group dedicated to preservation of Dog River ecosystem and water quality. This year’s concert features Marcia Ball and Symone French & the Trouille Troupe.

What makes this festival unique is that it’s fully accessible by water and by land. Buying a land ticket allows you to walk, bike, kayak, paddleboard, etc. on over to the festival and enjoy the music from the shore. A boat ticket allows you (and however many people fit on your boat) to stay and enjoy the tunes from the water.

2. Live at Five Concert Series: The Wildflowers with Still Standing

Every fall and spring, music groups from all over take to the Halstead Amphitheater stage to perform a series of free live concerts, called the Live at Five Concert Series. Join the Wildflowers, a Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers cover band, and Still Standing, an Elton John act, on Friday, April 29th for a night of all your favorite hits.

3. Tim McGraw: The Amphitheater at the Wharf

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Country music legend, Tim McGraw will be in Orange Beach this May. (Amphitheater at the Wharf)

Country music fans, rejoice! Tim McGraw is stopping by The Amphitheater at The Wharf in Orange Beach on his McGraw Tour 2022. Tickets are going fast, so buy now if you want to secure a seat.

4. Black Label Society at Soul Kitchen

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Hard rock fans, unite. (Black Label Society)

If you’re a metal fan, you’ll have an amazing time headbanging with Black Label Society and special guest Jared James Nichols at Soul Kitchen on May 18. The concert is 18+ only, and there’s a $5 cover for everyone under 21.

5. Hangout Music Festival

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Three days of awesome music and an even better experience. (Hangout Music Festival / Facebook)

Join some of the hottest names in music today, like Doja Cat, Jack Harlow and Megan Thee Stallion on the beautiful beaches of Gulf Shores for a three-day concert extravaganza complete with food, shopping and more fun activities.

6. Friday Night Live

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Who knew boat-concerts would be so popular? (City of Mobile)

Come by land or by sea (or Bay, if we’re being literal) to join the City of Mobile Parks & Recreation department for the Friday Night Live Boat Bash. The concert features two acts, Smokey Jones & the Three Dollar Pistols, a country group, and The Spunk Monkeys, a rock group.

You’ll be able to see the concert whether you come by boat or just bring a lawn chair and hang out in the park. There will also be food trucks, activities for the kids and more.

7. Gulf Coast Bash 2022 Starring Gucci Mane & MoneyBagg Yo

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A fun night with rap music stars Gucci Mane and MoneyBagg Yo. (Gulf Coast Bash)

Rap fans will love this two-in-one concert featuring Gucci Mane and MoneyBagg Yo at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Doors open at 5PM and the concert begins at 7PM. You won’t want to miss this event!

  • When: Saturday, May 28 at 7PM
  • Where: Ladd-Peebles Stadium | 1621 Virginia St, Mobile, AL 36604
  • Admission: General Admission starts at $250 | Buy Tickets
  • More Info: Facebook

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Liv George
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