What We Do

Music on the Mountain Alliance, Inc., is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, founded in 2017, and a sub group of Folk Alliance International. Our mission is to nurture, engage and empower the international music community — traditional and contemporary, amateur and professional — through education, advocacy and live performance. We encourage songwriting and the and presentation of original acoustic music.

Our specific directive is to supplement the operations of Moonlight on the Mountain, an all ages music venue located in Birmingham, AL.

Moonlight on the Mountain

Moonlight on the Mountain is a listening room located in the historic district of the Bluff Park neighborhood in Hoover Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham. Currently in its seventh year, Moonlight has played an essential role in the arts community.

The listening room format provides an unique experience for both audience and songwriter allowing for an experience that has been described as personal, authentic, and captivating. 

Moonlight Programs


  • Host to Award Winning Songwriters
  • Avg 145 Live Performances Per Year
  • Host to FAI Musician Members
  • Songwriter Workshops
  • Open Mic Series
  • Live Performances for Kids
  • Host to Local Music Schools Recitals/Concerts
  • Practice Space for Music Projects


  • Rotating Showcase - Mixed Media Artists
  • Art Classes - Children and Adults
  • Community Art Classes with Music
  • Art Workshops for Certified Teachers

Film and Script Writing

  • Film Production & Writing Workshops
  • Independent Film Screenings   


  • Morning Storytime for Preschoolers
  • Music Liaison for Community Events
  • Vinyasa Yoga

Music Schools

  • Birmingham School of Music
  • Mason Music in Bluff Park
  • Old Towne Music Helena
  • Lorna School of Music
  • SouthMinster
  • Mark Lanter Drum School
  • Alabama Folk School

In Support of

  • Folk Alliance International
  • Music on the Mountain Alliance, Inc
  • Alabama Folk School
  • Birmingham Girls Choir
  • Artists on the Bluff
  • Children’s of Alabama
  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Red Mountain Park
  • Relay for Life
  • Bluff Park Kids
  • Live Love Shop Bluff Park

It’s All About the Music

Get Involved

  • Make a tax deductible donation
  • Attend programs held at Moonlight on the Mountain
  • Volunteer for an event sponsored by Music on the Mountain Alliance
  • All efforts go to serve the music and art communities