First Sloss Music Festival to be held this summer

This summer, the first Sloss Music & Arts Festival will take place in Birmingham. Sharing its name with the historic Sloss Furnace downtown, the festival will take place at Sloss Furnace July 18 and 19. There will be three stages and over 30 musical acts spanning genres such a folk, indie, alternative, and hip-hop. The line-up will include popular local band St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Modest Mouse, Band of Horses, Tyler the Creator, and Manchester Orchestra. Additionally, food will be provided by Jim N’ Nick’s Bar-B-Que, while local brewery Trim Tab Brewing Co. will be providing beverages. Tickets are currently on sale at slossfest.com. Two day premium “Iron” passes and general admission packages are available.