If you love live music and are always in-the-know about Birmingham concerts, what could be better than living within walking distance of your favorite music venues? With spots like Iron City, Workplay,Saturn Birmingham and Oak Mountain Amphitheatre bringing in acts big and small throughout the year, it’s never been easier to live near the musicians and acts that you love.

Music: Iron City is a rising star in the Birmingham music scene. With headliners like Grace Potter andBlake Shelton (who gave a free concert at the venue this past weekend), Iron City does not lack for diversity or talent in its line-up. Nearby Workplay also keeps a full schedule with much-talked-about stars like Anderson East and Birmingham favorites such as Taylor Hicks. You’ll have plenty of options for live music if you live at either of these nearby apartment communities:


Station 121

Be in the middle of the action between UAB and downtown at Station 121. Enjoy these state-of-the art apartments as well as amenities like a pool, fitness center and parking garage without missing a beat (pardon our pun).


Iron City Lofts

Iron City Lofts is another amazing new apartment community in downtown Birmingham. You’ll have 10-foot ceilings, granite countertops and walk-in closets while taking advantage of the food, nightlife and music options that comes with an urban setting.


Music: Saturn Birmingham is relatively new to the Birmingham music scene, but it has already established itself as a live music venue worth repeated visits. Saturday’s St. Paul & the Broken Bonesshow is, of course, sold out, but you can still catch plenty of live music as well as general merriment with events like “Romantically Challenged” and “I Just Crush a lot ‘90s Speed Dating and Mixer.” You’re likely to catch even more Birmingham concerts, particularly during the summer, across the street at Avondale Brewery, too.


The Avondale

These soon-to-be-renovated one-bedroom apartments promise easy access to live music at Saturn Birmingham and Avondale Brewery as well as proximity to eateries like Melt, Fancy’s on Fifth andWasabi Juan’s. Because of their location, these units go fast.

Music: Oak Mountain Amphitheatre (or Amphitheater — depending if you go by web address or the website) is the largest outdoor amphitheater in Alabama. Known for hosting country favorites likesJason Aldean and Charlie Daniels, as well as modern standards Journey and Def Leppard, if you’re looking to enjoy music under the stars, Oak Mountain Amphitheater is the spot.


Retreat at Greystone

You’ll hear Dave Matthews Band from your house! Not really, but these apartments do have great access to Oak Mountain Amphitheater as well as one- and two-car garages, grilling stations and an awesome pool-side cabana.

The Point at Oak Mountain

Take advantage of the amphitheater and nature when you live at The Point at Oak Mountain. Between the pool and tennis courts, as well as the convenient Greystone location, you’ll experience luxury 280 living at its best.