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Moonlight on the Mountain

585 Shades Crest Road, Birmingham, AL 35226
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Ranked #10 of 30 Attractions in Birmingham
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Birmingham, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I have been here several times and it is a great little venue. It's a very laid back atmosphere and the location has a fantastic view (especially at sundown). I love the fact you can bring your own food and drinks, too! I look forward to seeing many more shows here.

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Cayman Islands
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I went to this venue twice while I was in town and enjoyed the music on both occasions. The owners we very polite and helpful and it had a very nice atmosphere, you get close to the performers. If I was staying longer I go again.

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We really enjoyed our visit to this venue. The atmosphere is casual, warm, intimate and romantic. The music that night (Mike June and Jessie Keith) was my favorite kind: songs from the hearts, hands and voices of the ones who wrote them. So was the audience- there to listen and enjoy original music. MOTM is in a plaza right across... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Moonlight specializes in showcasing singer-songwriters. This is a listening room, and you are reminded to minimize your conversation while the performers are playing. Prices are very reasonable, but no food or drinks (other than free coffee) are served -- you are, however, quite welcome to bring your own, and people bring just about anything. The music is the main draw,... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

If you enjoy listening to singer/songwriters in a really great listening room, this is the place to go. The owner does a terrific job offering excellent singer/songwriter talent on a regular basis. The room is hospitable; the acoustics and ambiance are great. Guests can bring their own beverages and snacks. Complementary coffee is available. This is a very unique venue... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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39 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This placed is designed solely for listening to good music. the prices are very reasonable, $10 or $12 depending on the evening, about the cost of a movie ticket. Bring food and beverage if you wish, otherwise help yourself to the coffee. We were visiting from out-of-town and discovered it on Trip Advisor!

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Lineville, Alabama
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75 reviews 75 reviews
23 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

For the second year in a row we have made it a point to attend this concert at Moonlight on the Mountain. The place was packed! Standing room only. Cover was only $15 per person and the band (the fabulous Beatlads) played for 3 hours!!! At 10 pm (Bermuda New Years) we celebrated and had plenty of time to get... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

The focus is all on the music here -- nothing like a rowdy bar or a cavernous auditorium -- and the audience is there to hear and appreciate the musicians. The artists featured here have something to say, and it's a delight for the ear in this acoustically natural setting, with earthy, heart-friendly repertoire. It's great to discover a music... More 

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Keith H, Owner at Moonlight on the Mountain, responded to this review

We're so pleased you found us to your liking-- come back when you can, and thanks for telling the good stuff! More 

Trussville, Alabama
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Keith, the owner, has been a done an amazing job creating a beautiful, intimate, music room to truly enjoy the musician as an artist. Unlike the bar scene, it is respectful of all attendees and the musician. I have been numerous times and have a terrific time each time, bringing our own beverages and snacks. And it's always an affordable... More 

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Keith H, Owner at Moonlight on the Mountain, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to tell others about us, Mac--- we are happy to see you any time you drop in! More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

Moonlight on the Mountain is a great place to go to enjoy live music. Unlike most bars, this is a quiet place where the music can be enjoyed without the roudy atmosphere. The people there are nice and the musicians who play there are the best around and truly appreciate their listening audience.

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