Category: Music

“CBGB: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” will include songs by Talking Heads, New York Dolls, Television, The Velvet Underground, The Stooges, Blondie, more

I’m not quite sure where this news first appeared, but it appears to be Billboard with Omnivore, Rhino to Release ‘CBGB’ Soundtrack. But the listing is a little clearer at Spin: CBGB: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack track list: 1. Talking…

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…

In honor of Mick Jagger’s 70th birthday, a few Stones songs you may have forgotten — or never knew about

Mick Jagger turned 70 today. I’ve been listening to a fair bit of early Rolling Stones music since posting a couple of weeks ago about the band’s brief stay at the Manger Town and Country Motor Lodge here in Savannah…

Loretta Lynn headed to Savannah, tickets on sale Friday

Well this is a nice surprise. Loretta Lynn — now 81 — will perform at Johnny Mercer Theatre in Savannah on October 6th. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 26th. As I write this, the date hasn’t yet shown up…

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

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…

Safe // Sound’s summer music series continues Friday at Ashmore Gallery with Swinger’s Night

It’s a busy night around town. The offerings include Ponderosa, Yip Deceiver, and Hallucinex at The Jinx in a gig from MusicFile Productions (parent company of Savannah Stopover and Revival Fest). Hallucinex should take the stage around 10, with Yip…

When The Rolling Stones stayed in Savannah. . .

Photos, links, and info about The Rolling Stones’ stop at a motor lodge in on Highway 17 in Savannah while on their spring 1965 southeast tour. The band played a gig at Georgia Southern in Statesboro (of all places) on May 4th, 1965, but they didn’t have any bookings in Savannah. They apparently spent a good part of the afternoon on May 5th hanging out by the motel pool, where numerous candid photos were taken.



CUSSES / Today the Moon Tomorrow the Sun / Brave Baby – The Jinx – 07/19/13

Late press releases could ruin chances for publicizing your events

Since Friday afternoon, I’ve gotten over half a dozen press releases or Facebook invitations for interesting events happening next weekend — July 10th through 12th. Seriously, these are all interesting things — potentially good live music gigs, openings of art…