Tag: The Jinx

Should Savannah bars be forced to hire additional and costly latenight security?


If you’re looking for broader background on some elements of the draft of the City of Savannah’s new alcohol ordinance, click here. That post focuses on Savannah’s proposed draconian restrictions regarding anyone under 21 being inside a restaurant that serves…

Black Tusk: new EP, awesome new video, Friday gig at The Jinx in Savannah

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A short post because the key info is in my Unplugged column in Do in the Savannah Morning News on Thursday: Black Tusk comes home If you don’t know the metal trio, check out Black Tusk’s Facebook page, which has…

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


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…

Damon and the Shitkickers album release party, with special guests (photos)


I wrote just a few days ago about Damon and the Shitkickers and their great debut album Short Cups and Long Nights, so I won’t say much more here. The extended happy hour at The Jinx to launch the album…

Damon and the Shitkickers album release party on Saturday at The Jinx


Back in 2009, I was chatting with Charles Hodge out at Armstrong, where he was a student at the time. I knew that most of Charles’ musical training had been in classical and jazz, so I was a little surprised…

Why does The Jinx dominate so many categories in Connect’s annual readers’ poll?


I didn’t take many photos at this year’s party hosted by Connect Savannah for the winners of the 2013 Best of Savannah readers’ poll. That was mainly because Connect decided to dispense with the traditional (and lengthy) welcoming of each…

Dead Confederate / Roadkill Ghost Choir – The Jinx – 04/26/13


Dead Confederate’s 3rd LP In the Marrow will be released on April 16th. From the press kit available on the band’s website: Please welcome In the Marrow, the magnificent new album from Athens, Georgia’s Dead Confederate. It’s been more than…

Mac DeMarco at the Savannah Stopover — photos and video


For the last show of the opening night of the 2013 Savannah Stopover, there was a kind of jubilation at The Jinx. Mac DeMarco was the reason. DeMarco looks a little older than 22, but his expressions and demeanor make…

Not reading “Georgia Music Magazine”? Maybe you should be


I’ll confess that Georgia Music Magazine, which is a product of the nonprofit Georgia Music Foundation, hadn’t really been on my sprawling media radar screen, and I’m not sure Savannah has been consistently on GMM‘s radar screen either.

Friday at The Jinx: Cusses, single release by Whaleboat, plus Can’t Kids


Cusses’ last Savannah show till May and a new single from up and coming Whaleboat.

Superhorse / Whisky Pills Fiasco – The Jinx – 01/05/13

From the Facebook invitation: Superhorse rises warily from hibernation for only its second public performance in over two years. The band will play a lengthy set with an emphasis on more recent material (as well as a few audience favorites…

Niche / The Humms – The Jinx – 01/04/13


Local rockers Niche will be joined by The Humms from Athens for this gig right after the new year. Click here for the Facebook invitation.