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Photo by Alexis Marshall / MTSU Sidelines Birmingham, Alabama, hosted the fourth annual Sloss Music and Arts Festival this past weekend. Despite rain and lightning-related delays and cancellations, thousands of music fans came out to the old Sloss furnaces to watch some of their favorite artists perform. Sidelines was there to catch some of the …

Photo courtesy of Elaine Marschik / Flickr Thousands of music fans will converge in Birmingham, Alabama, this weekend for a festival named after its unconventional venue, the Sloss Furnaces. The site once used to forge iron for the L&N Railroad will soon be heating up with musical acts ranging from 21 Savage to Chris Stapleton. …

Sameer Gadhia of Young the Giant performs at the Sloss Music & Arts Festival in Birmingham, Ala., on Saturday, July 18, 2015. (MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

Young the Giant performed at Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, Alabama, during the 2015 Sloss Music & Arts Festival Saturday afternoon. Check out John Connor Coulston‘s photos from the performance below: For our full archive of Sloss Fest coverage, click here. Follow John Connor Coulston on Twitter at @JCCoulston. Follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and on Twitter/Instagram at @Sidelines_Life. To contact Lifestyles editor John Connor …

Johanna Söderberg, left, Klara Söderberg, center, and Scott Simpson, right, of First Aid Kit perform at the Sloss Music & Arts Festival in Birmingham, Ala., on Saturday, July 18, 2015. (MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

Country duo First Aid Kit performed at Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, Alabama, during the 2015 Sloss Music & Arts Festival Saturday afternoon. Check out John Connor Coulston‘s photos from the performance below: For our full archive of Sloss Fest coverage, click here. Follow John Connor Coulston on Twitter at @JCCoulston. Follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and on Twitter/Instagram at @Sidelines_Life. To contact Lifestyles editor John …