Hoover Elementary Music Festival 2017

Artwork created by Trace Crossings art teacher Adriana Northcutt and Trace Crossings first-graders.

Each of the city's elementary and intermediate schools is sending a group of children to Hoover High School to either sing, play instruments or dance. more

Feb 28, 2017 5:25 PM Schools

Clear Blue Sky

Photo courtesy of Alabama Bluegrass Music Association

The 20th annual Showcase of Bands is scheduled for March 4 at Spain Park High School. more

Feb 27, 2017 4:29 PM News

Taylor Hicks

Photo courtesy of Johnstone Entertainment

The Hoover native and "American Idol" season 5 winner will be performing hits of British rock star Joe Cocker in Birmingham. more

Feb 9, 2017 9:29 PM People

Nick Millevoi's Desertion Trio 9-15-16

Photo from You Tube video clip

The instrumental group plays a mixture of avant garde jazz, modern classical and rock 'n' roll music. more

Jan 31, 2017 11:24 AM People


Photo courtesy of Zoe Speaks.

Fourteen years ago, a Kentucky mountain music trio by the name of Zoe Speaks, performed at the Hoover Library Theatre. more

Jan 27, 2017 10:05 PM People

Hoover High Band Dec 2016

Photo courtesy of Hoover HIgh School Band Boosters.

Growth in the band program and budget cuts have made it difficult to purchase the more expensive instruments that most students' families can't afford, the band booster president said. more

Dec 29, 2016 9:50 AM High Schools

Jessica Meuse

Photo courtesy of Jessica Meuse

Meuse, who plays a mix of Southern rock, alternative music and rock 'n' roll, placed fourth in season 13 of "American Idol." more

Dec 19, 2016 12:12 PM People

Rebecca Wells

Photo courtesy of Hoover Public Library

The 25th anniversary edition of Southern Voices will include more authors than usual. more

Nov 28, 2016 2:52 PM People

Nine-year-old Emma Voytanovsky, a fourth-grader at Gwin Elementary, was recently selected as the winner of the eighth Geoffrey Glaub Piano Scholarship, given by the Samford University Academy of the Arts. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:13 PM People

Freedom Fest - Lance Shores.jpg

Photo courtesy of Lance Shores.

Whether you like country music, rock ’n’ roll, rhythm and blues, jazz, pop or something else, organizers of the 2016 Freedom Fest at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium hope to have something to suit your taste on the Fourth of July. more

Jun 27, 2016 7:10 PM Celebrations


Photo courtesy of Debbie Greengard.

2016 Hoover High School graduate Tyler Greengard is joining a select group of students from across the globe to study and perform with the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and jazz musician Wynton Marsalis. more

Jun 24, 2016 3:59 PM High Schools


Photo by Jon Anderson.

The young lady fell in love with performing after singing with Keith Urban at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in August 2014. more

Mar 24, 2016 3:46 PM People

Beef O'Brady's St. Patrick's Day Celebration 2012

Photo courtesy of Beef O'Brady's

The 13-hour outdoor music festival will be in The Grove shopping center. more

Mar 15, 2016 8:56 AM News

Ingle gained notoriety in August 2014 when she sang a duet on stage with Keith Urban at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre. more

Jan 7, 2016 5:59 PM People

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