The Blast (events podcast)

The Blast - a weekly podcast highlighting great things to do across the Tennessee Valley, including a weekend glimpse at what's happening on the Huntsville music scene. Each week, you'll also have a chance to win tickets and other prizes. Find the contest link on each week's podcast page. We'll choose a winner at random every Friday at 5pm and notify you by email. Good luck!

Special thanks to Rocket City Mom and the Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau for being part of this edition of The Blast.

You can hear the Blast every Friday at 7:35 during Morning Edition. Find each week's events and listen on the link below. You can also visit our Calendar of Events.

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Tennessee Valley Events For the Weekend of Jan. 10th

Thursday, January 9, 2014

FRI/SAT SUN The 39 Steps at the von Braun Center Playhouse presented by Theatre Huntsville. A comedic mix of Alfred Hitchcock and Monty Python. 150 characters played by 4 actors. 
FRI (local music) The GoGo Killers, The Soft Revenge, Johnny and the Black Frames at The Sports Page, Huntsville.

Tennessee Valley Events For the Weekend of Dec. 20th

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

FRI A Seussified Christmas Carol at the VBC Playhouse. This show is a whimsical reinvention of a most beloved Christmas story in wacky rhymed couplets. 6pm
FRI (local music) Aklee Walk reggae at Copper Top, Huntsville. 
FRI/SAT/SUN Sanders Family Christmas at Burritt on the Mountain, Old Country Church. This sequel to ‘Smoke on the Mountain’ provides music and yuletide humor. Fri/Sat/Sun 7pm. Sat/Sun 2pm.

Tennessee Valley events for the weekend of Dec.13th 2013

Friday, December 13, 2013

FRI Brian Santini (local music) at Humphrey's, downtown Huntsville.
FRI Forgotten Grey, Evil Eye, Clockwork Kingdom (local music) at Copper Top, Huntsville
SAT US Army Materiel Command Band's Yellahammer Brass Quintet wreath laying ceremony at Valhalla Memorial Gardens, Winchester Rd. Huntsville. Honoring military veterans. Open to the public. 11am.

Tennessee Valley events for the weekend of Dec. 6 2013

Thursday, December 5, 2013

FRI Peace on Earth Gala at von Braun Center Concert Hall. Presented by UAH Departments of Music and Theatre. Features the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, Huntsville Ballet and Four Star Jazz Orchestra. Open to the public, though reserved tickets are encouraged. 7:30pm.
FRI A Celtic Christmas presented by Huntsville Community Chorus. Features music by Slip Jig and The Chorus' 175 voice choir. 7:30pm.

Tennessee Valley events for the weekend of Nov. 29, 2013

Friday, November 29, 2013

Tennessee Valley events for the weekend of Nov. 22, 2013

Friday, November 22, 2013

FRI "The State of Arizona" at The Film Co-Op, Studio #251 at Lowe Mill, Huntsville. Enjoy a public screening of the acclaimed immigration documentary. 7pm.

Tennessee Valley events for the weekend of Nov. 15, 2013

Friday, November 15, 2013

Tennessee Valley Events for Veterans Day weekend (Nov. 8th, 2013)

Friday, November 8, 2013

FRI The Ying Quartet at Trinity United Methodist Church. Hosted Huntsville Chamber Music Guild. Educational workshop begins at 4pm. Workshops is open to the public. Admission to the concert at 7:30pm.

Tennessee Valley events for the weekend of Nov. 1, 2013

Friday, November 1, 2013

FRI Day of the Dead at Lowe Mill and Flying Monkey Arts. Face painting and other children's activities, sugar skulls, displays, shrines and lots of art. You can use the public altar from noon-8pm. Other shrines on display until 10pm.

Tennessee Valley events for Halloween week of Oct. 25, 2013

Thursday, October 24, 2013

FRI/SAT/SUN Athens Storytelling Festival in downtown Athens, AL. Features some of the top storytellers in the country. A Top 20 Southeastern Tourism Society event.
FRI/SAT/SUN Dr. Osbourne's Magical Laboratory at Fantasy Playhouse. Family-friendly comedy magic show. Fri 7pm. Sat 2pm & 7pm. Sun 2pm.

Tennessee Valley events for the weekend of Oct. 18, 2013

Friday, October 18, 2013

In this week's contest (10/18/13), you can win a family five-pack of tickets to the Intern

Tennessee Valley events for the weekend of Oct. 4, 2013

Friday, October 4, 2013

In this week's contest (10/4/13), you can win a family four-pack of tickets to the Huntsville Botanical Garden to experience the opening weekend of the 'Scarecrow Trail'. You have until 5pm Friday to enter. We'll choose one winner at random.

The Blast events for the weekend of Oct. 4, 2013

Tennessee Valley events for the weekend of Sept. 27, 2013

Friday, September 27, 2013

In this week's contest (9/27/13), you can win a pair of tickets to the Huntsville Ghost Walk and a gift certificate for 1 lb. of coffee or tea from KaffeKlatsch. We'll accept entries until 5pm on Friday. We'll choose two winners at random. 

The Blast events for the weekend of Sept. 27, 2013

Tennessee Valley events for the weekend of Sept. 20, 2013

Friday, September 20, 2013

In this week's contest (9/20/13), you can win a family-pack of 4 tickets to the US Space and Rocket Center, which is currently featuring the Red Bull Stratos exhibit. We'll accept entries until 5pm on Friday. Then, we'll choose two winners at random. Enter The Blast's weekly contest here!

The Blast events for the weekend of Sept. 20, 2013

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