Several downtown Birmingham streets closed for weekend festivals

Several streets in downtown Birmingham will be closed until Sunday night. It's where the Sidewalk Film Festival and Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival are underway.

Until 11 p.m., 3rd Avenue North to 19th Street North will be closed near the Alabama Theatre for the Sidewalk Film Festival.

The Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival involves the closure of the following streets: 4th Avenue North from 15th Street North to 19th Street North, 3rd Avenue North from 17th Street North to 18th Street North, 17th Street North from 3rd Avenue North to 5th Avenue North, and 18th Street North from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue North.

The jazz festival is a free two day event allowing people to experience the 4th Avenue Business District. There are live jazz performances scheduled. The line up includes Kim Waters and Ben Tankard. For more information, click here.