Riverbend Archive


Raised on a steady supply of power-pop and alternative rock, Birmingham, Alabama’s Riverbend brings a live show full of mile-wide riffs and impassioned choruses. Formed in 2013 by childhood friends, Riverbend consists of Stanton Langley (guitar, vocals), Max Simon (guitar), Price Pewitt (bass, vocals), and Sims Ruffino (drums and percussion). The four-piece released an EP in early 2016 and is building their fan-base throughout the Southeast.

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SliceFest 2018

SliceFest 2018 celebrates its 7th anniversary on Saturday, June 16th as Birmingham’s largest food & music block party hosted by Slice Pizza & Brewhouse. If you love music, great food and brews, giving back and Birmingham then you don’t want to miss this festival.  Slice Pizza & Brewhouse hosts the event to celebrate the restaurant’s anniversary and thank the Birmingham community for their continuous support. Over the past 6 years the event has grown to a full-blown festival bringing in local and regional music talent paired with local craft beer and specialty pizzas.

As with previous years, SliceFest is expected to welcome a SOLD OUT crowd on this 7th anniversary with patrons from Birmingham and across the Southeast. Community is what SliceFest is all about, not just a celebration of those that support Slice Pizza & Brewhouse, but a way to give back to the community. SliceFest has donated over $50,000 to Birmingham-based non-profits.


The Original Wailers
BIG Something
Too Many Zooz
The Vegabonds

plus the BE LOCAL stage:

Tragic City
Will Stewart
The Brook & The Bluff
Mutton Chops
Rug Monkey


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Mafiaoza’s Shakedown Music Fest

Mafiaoza's Shakedown Music Fest

Mafiaoza’s Shakedown Music Fest benefiting Alabama Forever and YP Birmingham Charities takes place in Crestline Village on Saturday, June 25, 2016 and features George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners, The Dexateens, Mia Borders, Cadillac Willy, B For Humanity, Riverbend, 2020, Kate & The Howlers, and an after party with The Underhills! Advance tickets are available now at www.shakedownmusicfest.com for $15 and a limited number of patio viewing tickets are available for $75. Day of tickets are $20. Presenting sponsors are The Fred Smith Group, Meeting Street Graphics, Portico Mountain Brook, Coca-Cola, Performance Food Service, Redmont Distilling Co., Edwards Chevrolet, Vulcan Tire & Automotive, and Alabama Beverage.

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