Birmingham Arts and Music Festival

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The Birmingham Arts and Music Festival (BAAM) is a planned multi-venue music festival to take place on the weekend of August 20-22, 2010. The inaugural festival will have 75+ acts performing at 11 venues around the city. It was organized by Sharrif Simmons and Dafina Ward.

Venues for the first festival included Rogue Tavern, Wine Loft, Old Car Heaven, WorkPlay, Bottletree, Rojo, Parkside, Stillwater Pub, Zydeco, Flirt and Metro Bistro. In addition to musical performances, belly dancers, painters, comedians and poets will be showcased.

In the festival's second year, cultural venues such as the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Birmingham Museum of Art became part of the weekend's offerings.


  • Harvey, Alec (August 1, 2010) "New Birmingham multi-venue music festival to showcase city talent and clubs." Birmingham News

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