Following a brief Intetnet presale, tickets went on sale Feb. 3 for an April 10 appearance by Comedy Central's newest breakout standup star, Daniel Tosh, at Johnny Mercer Theatre.
According to Civic Center director Cindy Ogletree, it was sold out by noon. So a second show was added.
Focusing on Internet videos, the comedian's series Tosh.0 is in its fourth season. According to Comedy Central, it's the highest-rated cable comedy show among viewers 18-34, and that's where the money is, folks.
Tickets for Tosh's second show - at 9:30 p.m. - are $39.50, $49.50, and $59.50, at etix.com.
More bands and artists have been added to the March 7-10 Savannah Stopover. They are Milagres (their third Savannah appearance), Gemma Ray, X Ray Eyeballs, Pujol, St. Lucia, Girl In A Coma, Guards, Doldrums, Ponderosa, Brown Bird, Buxton and Chamberlin, Betsy Kingston and The Crowns, Fine Peduncle, The District Attorneys, Speak, Quincy Mumford, Christopher Paul Sterling, The Ewins, The Head, The Preservation, The Victories, Wowser Bowser and Bare Wires.
Jack White's Third Man Records will be here on March 9 and 10 with its "Rolling Record Store."
The full schedule - dates, times and locations - should be online any day now at savannahstopover.com.
Dates to remember
@ Savannah Book Festival. Feb. 15-19.
@ Savannah Irish Festival. The music lineup includes New York's Seven Nations, the rocking-est bagpipe band around. Feb. 17-19.
@ Tybee Mardi Gras Festival. Imagine, another parade on Tybee Island! Feb. 18.
@ No Control Festival: All day at Southern Pine Co.: Cusses, The Shaniqua Brown (in their final Savannah appearance), Today the Moon Tomorrow the Sun, Hey Rocco, KidSyc@Brandywine, General O & the Panhandlers and more. Feb. 18.
@ Rodney Carrington. The singing country music comedian at the Johnny Mercer Theatre. Feb. 18.
@ Pulse: Art & Technology Festival. The future, through the eyes, ears and gizmos of artists and musicians, is now. Feb. 27-March 4.
@ SCAD production of the Tony-winning musical Spring Awakening at the Lucas. Feb. 29-March 3.
@ Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods at Asbury Memorial Theatre March 2-11.
@ Savannah Stopover Festival. March 7-10.
@ Tara Feis. Savannah's modest-but-fun Irish celebration in Emmet Park. March 10.
@ The Pink Floyd Experience. Lights, psychedelia and twisted rock ‘n' roll from a touring tribute band in the cavernous MLK Arena. March 12.
@ St. Patrick's Day is March 17.
@ Savannah Music Festival. March 22-April 2.
@ Alison Krauss and Union Station at the Johnny Mercer Theatre. April 4.
@ Savannah Urban Arts Festival: April 15-22.
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