Category: Music

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

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…

Modern English – Dollhouse Productions – 08/28/13

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

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…

Modern English, Ponderosa, Yip Deceiver, Widowspeak in new Savannah summer concert series

Thanks to MusicFile Productions, Modern English will be playing a show on August 28th at Dollhouse here in Savannah. For those of us of a certain age, that merits a wow. Modern English’s “I Melt with You” was a nightclub…

Roadkill Ghost Choir / T. Hardy Morris – The Jinx – 08/17/13

The Wild — folk punk band from Atlanta — hits the road promoting stirring new album

The Wild starts a long summer tour today in Cincinnati that will take them from coast to coast supporting their stirring new album Dreams Are Maps. I’ve been following The Wild’s energetic, passionate music for about a year and a…

A true slice of Savannah turns out to say goodbye to Ben Tucker (lots of photos)

Ben Tucker’s passing is certainly one of the saddest and most newsworthy events in recent memory here in Savannah. But the New Orleans-style processional after the funeral service at Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension was joyous and beautiful. And…

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…

Ben Tucker remembered with joyous procession and music

It’s about 4 p.m., and it’s pouring rain. I just checked the satellite radar and there are only a couple of dots on it — one of them is drenching downtown Savannah. It seems almost fitting. Ben Tucker was laid…

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…

Memorial party, bike ride, special Moon River brew to raise awareness and to honor cyclist killed on the road

I didn’t know Matt Kohler, but it sounds like he was a great guy. From Moon River Brewing Company’s event page for Matt’s Moon River Cruise: This event is named in memory of Matt Kohler, who was hit from behind…

“Under Pressure” with Freddie Mercury and David Bowie — just the vocals

Apparently this video/audio has been making the rounds for awhile, but it just crossed my desk tonight:

A few thoughts on the passing of Ben Tucker

Ben Tucker, the 82-year old jazz great and one of Savannah’s leading citizens, was killed today in a tragic accident on Hutchinson Island. My condolences to Ben’s wife Gloria, as well as the rest of Ben’s family and friends. Ben’s…

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…