Tag: The Wormhole

It’s all about noise, noise, noise . . .

My City Talk column today is about the polarizing noise dispute between The Wormhole and some of the bar’s neighbors. Humorously (to me at least), as I was writing this, someone literally just parked in front of my house with…

Varuca at The Wormhole and some thoughts on Camp

On Saturday afternoon, having seen Varuca perform at The Wormhole the previous night, I reread Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay “Notes on Camp”. I read a lot of Sontag’s work back in the day — her essay “Under the Sign of…

James McMurtry / Jonny Burke – The Wormhole – 04/26/13

From The Wormhole: The son of acclaimed author Larry McMurtry (Lonesome Dove, Terms of Endearment), James grew up on a steady diet of Johnny Cash and Roy Acuff records. His first album,Too Long in the Wasteland (released in 1989), was…

Jonathan Richman at The Wormhole — photos and a quick recap

Jonathan Richman had played a couple of gigs in Savannah in recent years, but circumstances kept me from attending either the Tiny Team production at Savannah Smiles or the 2011 show at The Wormhole.

Jonathan Richman – The Wormhole – 02/14/13

From the Facebook event invitation: In 1970, Jonathan Richman founded The Modern Lovers, an influential proto-punk band (well known songs include “Pablo Picasso” and “Road Runner.”) Band mates included Jerry Harrison and David Robinson (who later joined the Talking Heads…

Ceschi, Mikal kHill at The Wormhole

And then Ceschi moved them even closer, lured us to the front, had the lights dimmed, and launched into a great set — attacking his acoustic guitar, climbing on his chair, nearly falling off the stage, jumping up to queue up the next song on his laptop.

Ceschi – The Wormhole – 12/08/12

Ceschi put on a great show before a small crowd on his last stop in Savannah, about a year ago.

Paleface / Each & Every Opus – The Wormhole – 02/07/13

“Paleface was schooled musically by friend Daniel Johnston and soon discovered by the legendary Danny Fields (The Stooges, The Ramones, MC5) at an NYC open mic. He has since released over a dozen records including two major label releases, and he’s collaborated and performed on three albums by The Avett Brothers.”

Future Islands / Deep Search / Talk Normal – The Wormhole – 11/03/12

This is the same night as the closing of the Savannah Film Festival, but I’m definitely going to try to do both events if possible. Future Islands is a great band deserving of strong local support.

The Womack Family Band – The Wormhole – 10/09/12

The Womack Family Band put on a great show at the Savannah Stopover in 2011 at The Sentient Bean.

Guttermouth / New Threat / Powerball – The Wormhole – 09/15/12

The California-based punk band Guttermouth has been around for more than 20 years.

These United States releases self-titled new album — streaming embed plus photos from their latest Savannah gig

These United States’ great new album is now available.

Weekend shows highlight strengths, weaknesses of Savannah live music scene (lots of photos)

I haven’t been teaching this past week, so I’ve been going out a little more than usual. On the advice of a friend, I checked out Les Racquet at Live Wire Music Hall on Thursday night. A really talented trio…

The Heavy Pets / Big Something – The Wormhole – 05/23/12

Another good midweek gig.