1996 City Stages

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The 1996 City Stages was the 8th annual edition of "Birmingham's World-Class Music Festival", held on June 14-16, 1996. 220 acts performed on 13 stages. Ticket prices remained at $15/day or $20 for a weekend pass. The estimated attendance was 265,000.

A review of the 1996 festival by John "Jazzfest Johnny" Driver raved, "It is the best lineup of any music festival in the South. Period. I don't know how they do it."

1996 City Stages poster.jpg

Poster

The 1996 City Stages poster was designed by Robert Guthrie

Line up

City Stages
Site: Linn Park and Downtown Birmingham
By year: 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998
1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009
Miscellaneous: Gallery of City Stages posters

References

  • Carlton, Bob (June 12, 1998) "City Stages retrospective." Birmingham News