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Secret Stages is a two-day music discovery festival that takes place in Birmingham, AL on the first weekend of August. Treat yourself to over 50 bands performing on the multiple stages. All Secret Stages venues are close to each other and filled with up-and-coming or under-the-radar acts drawn from the nation, the region and our own back yard. So, come to Secret Stages, park, and have walking access to all of our bands across a variety of venues, as well as the many restaurants, pubs, shopping and other things Birmingham has to offer.

Secret Stages 2019 will be held on August 2 and August 3, 2019, in Birmingham, AL. This year the festival is taking place in Avondale, with all venues located at the intersection of 41st St. South and 2nd Ave. South. This years venues are Avondale Brewery — Outside, Avondale Brewery — Upstairs, Saturn, 41 St. Pub and The Hangar.

You can pick your tickets up at Will Call on the days of the event. The 2019 Will Call location has not yet been announced.

Tickets for contest winners and other giveaways will be available at Will Call.

The 2019 Will Call location has not yet been announced.

The age range of our venues vary.

Avondale Outdoors — All Ages
Avondale Upstairs — All Ages
Saturn — 18+
41st Street Pub — 21+
The Hangar — 21+

The 2019 Festival Merch location has not yet been announced.

You can buy tickets online right here on our website. Tickets for Secret Stages 2019 are not yet available.

The 2019 schedule has not yet been announced.

When it is, it will be available on the schedule page.

We use social media to keep festival attendees up to date. Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to receive the latest updates.

Street parking is available in and around the neighborhood of Avondale.

Weapons, food & drink, alcohol, illegal substances of any kind, pets (service dogs will be permitted), professional recording equipment, detachable lens camera, audio recording equipment, video recording equipment, gopros, selfie sticks, fireworks or other explosives, no unauthorized vendors will be permitted, no solicitations, handbills, sampling, give-aways, etc.

You should bring cash. Many bands accept cards or other forms of payment, but we can't guarantee anything.

If you are having an emergency, please call 911.