Skip to content
Doc Rock Banner - Revised Nov. 17

Doc Rock

March 23, 2023
Doors Open 7 p.m.
Show Starts 7:30 p.m.
Soul Kitchen - 219 Dauphin Street

Doc Rock


Thank you to all who rocked with us at the inaugural Doc Rock! More than 500 were in attendance to raise funds for research and critical patient needs at USA Health Children's & Women's Hospital, the Mitchell Cancer Institute, and University Hospital. Supporters raised more than $45,000 in net revenue!

Buy Tickets   Vote Now

Purchase Sponsorships   Sponsorship Package [PDF]

For information on next year's event, please contact Casey Hitson at

Doc Rock 2023 Preview Video

Meet the Bands

Keep scrolling to meet the five bands performing at Doc Rock this year!


Doc Rock 2023: Bearhead


Supporting the USA Health Anesthesia Department

The name of the band “honors a mythological figure believed to lift up downtrodden spirits through interpretative and transcendental artistic performances.” Bearhead is inspired by performers such as Allman Brothers Band, Tom Petty, Led Zeppelin and Hank Williams.

Vote Now
Doc Rock 2023: By the Way

By the Way

Supporting the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute

Band members united from previous groups to form “By the Way,” which performs popular, high-energy rock songs from the 90s and other decades.

Vote Now
Doc Rock 2023: Dr. John and the Burning Sensations

Dr. John and the Burning Sensations

Supporting the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute

After winning last year, the members of Dr. John and the Burning Sensations hope for a back-to-back judge’s choice award at this year’s Doc Rock.

Vote Now
Doc Rock 2023: Mobile Second Line Society

Mobile Second Line Society

Supporting the H. Pete Jones Neuroscience Research Endowment

Inspired by the sounds of Mardi Gras, Mobile Second Line Society is a brass band that plays hard driving funk and rock.

Vote Now
Doc Rock 2023: The Shotcallers

The Shotcallers

Supporting the USA Health Children's & Women's Hospital Cardiopulmonary Department

Inspired most by Stevie Ray Vaughn, Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer and Eric Clapton, the Shotcallers is a cover band that selects a “good mix of music that folks of any age can hear and enjoy and at some point in the show be able to sing along to.”

Vote Now

Thank you to our Doc Rock sponsors!

Crowd Favorite Award Sponsor

Technical Award Sponsor

Fanatic Award Sponsor

Rock the Mission Award Sponsor

Judges Sponsor

Media Sponsors

Acoustic Sponsors

Shilston & Associates
Melanie R. Susman

Encore Sponsors

Owen and Genie Bailey
Fabrication Specialists
Guardian Integrators
Amy and Marty Heslin
Kevin Loper
Dr. and Mrs. John Marymont
The Orthopaedic Group, P.C.
The Rodning Family
Jerry Silverstein
Uniti Fiber
University of South Alabama National Alumni Association

Band Groupie Sponsors

Canfor Southern Pine, Inc.
Felder Services, LLC
Pete & Ashley Jones
Roberts Brothers, Inc.
The SSI Group

Can you see it? Click on the "Reveal" button to reveal what we're seeing at USA Health

This link will open in a new tab or window.