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Backyard Centre Stage – music & dance

Presented by:
BlueCross and BlueShield of Alabama

Birmingham Mountain Radio

LIVE MUSIC ~ DANCE ~ MORE!

The performances on this new, mixed performance stage are mesmerizing, multi-cultural, and melodic. Located in the Imagination Festival Quadrant of Linn Park, this popular stage will be featuring various scheduled performances from live music to dance to drumming to storytelling. Get there early and save your spot on the lawn!

Thanks to the talented performers who make this stage a destination at the festival.

2016 SCHEDULE OF PERFORMANCES

Friday, April 22

12:30pm
JQ’s One Man Band

6:00-8:00
Lauren Jones Band
@ Friday Night Applause Awards Dinner

Saturday, April 23

Dance & Other Performances

9:30am
Alabama School of Fine Arts Jazz Ensemble

10:30am
Mad Hatter

11:00am
Birmingham Suzuki Violinists

11:45am
Natyananda

12:15pm
Alabama Ballet

12:30pm
Make It Happen

12:45pm
Erynias Tribe

1:15am
Mosaico Flamenco

1:45pm
DALA

2:15pm
Carlo and Friends

3:00pm
Ladies Night Out

Music Performances

3:30pm
James Mullis

4:15pm
Yukon Moon

5:00pm
Shades of Gray

Sunday, April 24

Dance & Other Performances

11:00am
Sanspointe Dance Co.

11:30am
Notinee

12:00am
Tres Chicas

12:30pm
Contemporary Dance

1:00pm
Fast track Dance

1:30pm
DALA

2:00pm
Nathifa Dance Co

2:30pm
Children’s Dance Foundation

Music Performances

3:00pm
Kancho

4:00 pm
Erykah J’s

Stage Coordinators:

Sycamore Toffel – Dance Performances
Sycamore is a movement educator, performing artist & garden tendor. She has been an artist in education with the artist in residence program for Alabama. She has also performed with the Math in Motion programs at Children’s Dance Foundation.

Ashley Wingo – Live Music
Ashley is the festival’s Artists, Arts Education, & Cultural Partners Coordinator