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Music Monday

Music Monday

Introducing MUSIC MONDAY, MusicBham’s weekly feature for Magic City Weekend. Every Monday we highlight the week’s shows performing in Birmingham! Check out our video and artist’s Spotify playlist below, and as always, don’t forget to follow us @MusicBham and @MagicCityWeekend on FaceBook and Instagram! In this edition, we preview the show’s for April 9 – 15.
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Live at the Lyric: Taylor Hicks performing the Hits of Van Morrison

Taylor Hicks is pleased to perform “The Hits of Van Morrison” at the Lyric this fall. He says, “the Lyric is a magical hometown venue. I’ve always wanted to do a concept show, and this is the town to perform it in. I’m steeped in'”Van The Man’s’ music. Legendary music for a legendary occasion.”

Taylor Hicks is one of the most beloved and popular AMERICAN IDOL winners of all time.

From the start, Hicks’ material on the mega-hit show set him apart, with a unique take on Southern soul, R & B, country and blues. Sixty-four million votes were cast and nearly 37 million American viewers and more than 200 million viewers worldwide tuned in to crown Hicks the Season 5 winner of AMERICAN IDOL, making it one of the most-watched TV events of the last decade.

Hicks’ star continued to rise after he stepped off the IDOL stage. Less than three weeks after his IDOL victory, his debut single, “Do I Make You Proud,” entered at #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100, Pop 100, and Single Sales Charts. Coinciding with the single’s release, a cover story named him People magazine’s “Hottest Bachelor of the Year.” His self-titled album (Arista), debuted at #2…

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