Rock the South kicks off in Cullman! - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Rock the South kicks off in Cullman!

Here's what you saw on Good Day Alabama on June 19, 2015:

ROCK THE SOUTH - Terri Brewer and Mickey Ferguson joined us live from Heritage Park this morning in Cullman where crews set up for Rock the South. Rock The South -- the region's fastest growing music festival -- is this weekend at Heritage Park in Cullman! This year's performers include Alan Jackson, Brantley Gilbert, Sara Evans, Blackberry Smoke, Eric Paslay, Jon Pardi, Travis Tritt, Tyler Farr, Corey Smith, Chris Weaver Band, Big Smo, Dee Jay Silver, Andrew Leahey & The Homestead, and Mary Sarah and Southern Halo. Because "Rock The South" was borne of the spirit of a recovering community following 2011's EF-4 and EF-5 tornadoes, the fourth annual festival has chosen to honor local heroes who embody a drive to better their society. For tickets and information, visit rockthesouth.com.

JEH JEH LIVE - The Gridiron Men's Conference is bringing presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson and New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees to Birmingham Father's Day weekend. Their messages will encourage and challenge men to serve their families and communities. They will be addressing crowds at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex tonight and tomororw. Dr. Carson and Drew Brees will be joined by several speakers and pastors including former president of the Southern Baptist Convention Fred Luter, author and pastor David Jeremiah, pastor David Uth, and speaker Phil Waldrep. Phil Waldrep Ministries is the organizer of the Gridiron Men's Conference. Gridiron Men's Conference costs $89 to attend, with activities taking place across Friday evening and Saturday. To register and for more details visit gridironmen.org.

ZOO CREW - Kelly Garrison joined us from the Birmingham Zoo to introduce Janice to the Chinchilla and tell us all about Zoo, Brews, & Full Moon Bar-B-Que tomorrow from 5-8pm at the Birmingham Zoo in honor of the Zoo's 60th Anniversary. To learn more information about the animal or visit the zoo, go to birminghamzoo.com.

BBJ - Mike talked with Bryan Davis from the Birmingham Business Journal about local business headlines. They discussed improvement efforts for mass transit, food truck ordinances, and the Magic City's housing market. For more on these and other business stories, visit birminghambusinessjournal.com.

Next week on Good Day Alabama, we help you sign up for the Heart Walk! Find a new purpose for some of those items around your house... we show you what you can re-use to get organized! A local designer and real estate agent enter a major competition and we catch up with them before the hit the beach! Tune in to find out how you can follow their entire adventure! Enjoy the beauty of the summer.... we check out what's going on these days at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Aldridge Gardens. Our Savvy Shopper joins us with some great deals! We check out some great summer cooking ideas for great foods without heating up the whole house! Plus the experts join us to take questions about your gardens and your pets! And we introduce you to our Pet of the Week! Join us for this and much more next week on Good Day!

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