Alabama Shakes surprised a Tuscaloosa bar on Iron Bowl eve 10 years ago today

Remember when the Alabama Shakes blew the doors off of Egan's bar on the Strip in Tuscaloosa at a not-so-secret secret show the night before Alabam...

November 24, 2022
2:32 AM

Remember when the Alabama Shakes blew the doors off of Egan's bar on the Strip in Tuscaloosa at a not-so-secret secret show the night before Alabama blew the doors off of Auburn inside Bryant-Denny Stadium?Well, that was 10 years ago today. A full decade since the bar advertised a band called 'Boy's Room' as that night's headliner only to have Brittany Howard, Heath Fogg, Zac Cockrell, Steve Johnson and Ben Tanner sneak into the back corner of the narrow, smoke-stuffed room and unleash a monstrous set as their moonshot in the music world continued.

Ben Flanagan