Michael Franti is a singer/songwriter, musician and poet who is best known as the lead vocalist of Michael Franti & Spearhead. Born to an Irish-German-French mother and an African American-Native American father and adopted into the Oakland, California-based Franti family, he owns a multitude of influences that inspire his fusion music. Blending hip-hop, funk, reggae and jazz as well as elements of folk and rock into his sound, Franti has developed a reputation not only for offering genre-spanning tunes, but also as a serious advocatefor peace and social justice.
This holiday tradition allows you to marvel at more than 500,000 shining lights on display at the Birmingham Zoo. Walk through the zoo grounds or ride the Zoolight Express Train. Nightly musical entertainment is also a draw. Call for a schedule of crafts, animal demonstrations, musical groups and games. Please check the website for further information.
December 11-15Ticket Price: $12.00 Sun-Thurs $18.50 Fri/SatWhat is in a name that makes you unique? What is in a voice that makes an audience beg for more? What is in a performance that tops the most seasoned entertainer? Simply, the Finis. Finis Henderson that is! A show filled with hilarious antics, romantic ballads, high energy and versatility at its best. You will be transported to the future through the voices of Tom Jones, Ricky Martin, Mick Jagger, Alan Jackson, N’Sync, Bee Gee’s, Beatles, James Brown, Willie and Julio, Michael Jackson, Boyz II Men, Prince, Earth, Wind and Fire, OutKast . So many, many voices, so little time.