Tag: Savannah Stopover

Savannah Stopover preview: Heyrocco

Heyrocco’s high-energy live shows are rich and unpredictable — you have no idea what they’re going to try next, but the choices always seem just right, like they know what you want before you do.

Savannah Stopover releases detailed schedule of bands, venues, times

I’ve been looking at the schedule off and on since this morning, so I’m just going to collect a few general reactions here in a random bulletted list.

Savannah Stopover preview: of Montreal

This is the first in a series of Savannah Stopover previews that I’m planning to post between now and the festival, which runs from March 7 to 9.

Savannah Morning News announces partnership with Savannah Stopover

Contrary to what many people assume, I just freelance as a columnist for the SMN — a relationship that’s been in place for better than 12 years now. I had no idea that this partnership was brewing, but I’m sure glad to be passing along the news.

Local acts and venues confirmed for Savannah Stopover

The folks at Savannah Stopover have confirmed local bands that will be performing during the March festival, as well as venues that will be used.

Band poster competition underway for 2013 Savannah Stopover

As I’ve noted in previous posts, the headliners include of Montreal (in a free show in Forsyth Park), The Whigs, Chelsea Light Moving with Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, Mac DeMarco, and The Last Bison, among many, many more.

Leno gives a shout-out to Savannah Stopover as he introduces The Whigs (video embedded)

Word of the Stopover reached a nationwide audience last night as Jay Leno introduced Athens-based band The Whigs, one of this year’s festival headliners.

The MusicFile — now with a regular Savannah Morning News column — picks the top 20 songs of the South for 2012

Good news for readers of Do — the entertainment pullout section on Thursdays in the Savannah Morning News: Kayne Lanahan and The MusicFile team (the folks behind Savannah Stopover) are going to be writing a couple of columns per month.

The inaugural piece: The MusicFile: Sorting out the top 10 Southern songs of 2012.

Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth and his new band Chelsea Light Moving coming to 2013 Savannah Stopover

Chelsea Light Moving will play an all ages show on the Savannah Stopover opening night. Twelve additional bands were also announced, bringing the total to more than 50.

Savannah Stopover now accepting submissions from local bands for 2013 festival

The Savannah Stopover is now encouraging local bands to apply for the three-day festival, scheduled for March 7-9.

Paste names its 20 Best New Bands of 2012

Paste’s list includes Charleston’s Shovels & Rope and three Savannah Stopover acts — one from 2012 and two booked for 2013.

this mountain returns to The Jinx (photos)

this mountain was founded just two years ago and only released their first full-length album — future ghost — about three months ago. But this mountain seems destined for bigger things.

Coke’s new holiday song by lead singer of Snowmine, a Savannah Stopover 2013 headliner

Grayson Sanders — the lead singer of the Brooklyn-based band Snowmine, one of the headline bands announced this week for the 2013 Savannah Stopover — wrote Coke’s new holiday song.

Savannah Stopover announces first 40 bands; of Montreal playing free Forsyth Park concert

Lots of good news today about the 2013 Savannah Stopover festival.

CEO Kayne Lanahan and her team announced the first 40 bands and a few other details for March 7-9, including of Montreal performing a free show in Forsyth Park on Friday, March 8. What a coup.

For lots more details, check out Savannah Stopover returns with free concert in Forsyth Park; In its third year, festival will feature more than 70 bands by Jason Kendall in Tuesday’s Savannah Morning News.