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City of Tuscaloosa Seeks Acts for Fourth Annual Live at the Plaza Concert Series

City of Tuscaloosa Seeks Acts for Fourth Annual Live at the Plaza Concert Series

The City of Tuscaloosa will once again host musical acts in Government Plaza every Friday night in June and July as part of its fourth annual Live at the Plaza concert series. 

Each week’s free concert will run from 6 to 9 p.m. and will feature a local band in the family-friendly atmosphere of Government Plaza, adjacent to the downtown Intermodal Facility parking deck behind City Hall. 

Acts are currently being scheduled to highlight the diverse musical offerings of Tuscaloosa and the surrounding area. A schedule of performers will be released at the end of April. Musical acts interested in performing at Live at the Plaza should apply online at by March 31.

New this year is the addition of exhibitor space on Government Plaza during each concert. Local non-profits, organizations and retailers are encouraged to rent exhibitor space for just $25 at each performance. Food trucks and catering vendors may also apply to serve at each performance. Food vendors and exhibitors may apply at

This year’s shows will coincide with the downtown entertainment district. Under the new entertainment district, alcohol can be purchased from restaurants and bars within and on the district boundaries and taken to Government Plaza and other areas within the district, which includes several surrounding blocks.

Those interested in sponsorship opportunities for the Live at the Plaza series should contact Michelle Smart at