Tag: Savannah Stopover

Taj Mahal, Bela Fleck among 2nd weekend headliners at Savannah Music Festival as an amazing March comes to an end

What a month for music in Savannah. Every music lover had a unique experience in March, but just consider a few of the shows, performers, and events. March started with Band of Horses’ acoustic performance at Trustees Theater — amazing.…

Savannah Stopover about to take over 10 downtown venues for 3 exciting days

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If you’re interested in my writings about the Savannah music scene, you should be checking out the blog hissing lawns that I launched back in September. hissing lawns has a number of contributors, including some excellent photographers, and also has…

Savannah Stopover announces first few dozen bands for the 2014 festival

Most of my posts about the local Savannah music scene, especially the club and indie scene, are now being made to the music blog hissing lawns. So you might want to check out that site, or even like hissing lawns…

Filligar with Mikaela Davis at The Jinx (photos)

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Filligar came through Savannah again on Saturday night. This was the band’s second trip — the first was for a couple of sets during the 2013 Savannah Stopover. Stopover parent company MusicFile Productions arranged for the band to play this…

Filligar, Mikaela Davis at The Jinx on Saturday, August 3rd

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I know where I’ll be on Saturday night. My Unplugged column in the Savannah Morning News this week is about Filligar’s show at The Jinx. The Chicago-based foursome have been playing together since 2000 and are now touring in support…

Filligar, Roadkill Ghost Choir, T. Hardy Morris, and Helado Negro join Modern English and other acts for MusicFile Productions’ summer series

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Lots of good news from MusicFile Productions earlier today about additional acts coming through Savannah. From the press release: Chicago based quartet Filligar, a Savannah Stopover Music Festival alum, will headline The Jinx on Saturday, August 3rd. The band’s new…

Revival Fest announces lineup of bands for Sept. 14 celebration of food and music

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Revival Fest — Savannah’s newest festival slated for September 14th — has announced the dozen acts confirmed for the event, which also features two stages, a pig roast and an oyster roast. This will be the first public event at…

Revival Fest — traditional food and traditional(ish) music — debuts Sept. 14 in Savannah

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MusicFile Productions — parent company of Savannah Stopover — has announced a new fall festival in Savannah: Revival Fest. From this morning’s press release (with emphasis added for the skimmers out there): MusicFile Productions, LLC (the parent company of Savannah…

Christ, Lord at Dollhouse Productions — photos and a short review

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“I was always there like a film that covers up your eyes.” That’s the great opening line of “Queen, Liz” — the first song on Christ, Lord’s EP Live at Criminal Records recorded in September 2012. The Atlanta band brought…

Savannah Stopover Sessions now available on bandcamp — definitely worth a listen

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Click here to go directly to the Savannah Stopover Sessions bandcamp page. Click here to sample the sessions on the Stopover site. Having bought a VIP pass for last month’s Savannah Stopover, I was thrilled to spend part of Saturday…

The Cure, Mumford & Sons, Vampire Weekend, Baroness among acts slated for Lollapalooza

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The lineup for Lollapalooza, slated for August 2-4 in Chicago’s Grant Park, was released earlier today.

Headliners include The Cure, Mumford & Sons, The Killers, Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix, The Postal Service, Vampire Weekend, New Order, Queens of the Stone Age, The National, and The Lumineers.

There are a fair number of acts that have played Savannah in recent years, and it’s also worth noting that Baroness will be playing Lollapalooza.


Savannah Stopover — favorite photos and a few final (?) thoughts

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Well I’m nearing the end of my posts about the 2013 Savannah Stopover. I recapped the entire event in my glowing Unplugged column last week in Do in the Savannah Morning News, so here I’m just going to make some…

Thurston Moore, formerly of Sonic Youth, and Chelsea Light Moving at the 2013 Savannah Stopover

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Ok, I’ll admit to being a little bit of a doubter regarding Thurston Moore’s new band Chelsea Light Moving. Not that the former Sonic Youth guitarist is old or anything, but is 54 to old for indie garage rock? I…

Little Tybee at the 2013 Savannah Stopover

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Little Tybee played an early evening set last Saturday on the packed patio at the Congress Street Social Club on the final day of the 2013 Savannah Stopover. Now based in Atlanta, the band has some deep roots here in…