Savannah's family-friendly St. Patrick's bash
"Everybody will have their own perspective on what makes a good Celtic band,” laughs McLean Avenue's Padraig Allen.
Opera and TV star to judge and sing for American Traditions
"I spoke with a heavy German accent. I kissed their hands, because they're both ladies, and they said 'Mr. Laciura, what part of Germany are you from?' I said 'The South Bronx.'"
It's a Celtic, craic-y weekend
'Our mother and father listened to Irish/Newfoundland folk music. We grew up surrounded by Celtic music and the wonderful culture that accompanies it.'
Looking back with Bill Avila, Savannah's 'Beatle Daddy'
At the time, rock bands could play at country clubs—the social centers of the local universe—and at teen dances, usually held on Friday nights after junior high or high school football games.
Nightclub, neighbors and noise ordinances
"The main issue is that the code does not provide any parameters. One part of the code does. But then they have another code that says you cannot have any sound across your property line at all."
Hang Fire hosts party for Savannah's newest record label
"The way we operate right now is, we're all buddies," says Soft Science Records co-founder Gus Muller.
Andrew Robinson illustrated the country's top-selling graphic novel
Robinson drew and painted the 120-page book, which follows Epstein's discovery of the Beatles through their ascent to the mountaintop.
A jazz legend, a visionary business leader and a good friend
"He found an accountant he wanted to hire. And she said 'Mr. Tucker, I have to go and ask my husband if I can work for a black person.'"
Band of Horses played a surprise show at the Wormhole in October.
Savannah Philharmonic's Peter Shannon helps healing through music
"Singing Christmas carols is nice, but to see a snake come out and chase a prince, that's hard to beat. I think if you're going to be serious about doing it right, you've just got to go the whole hog."
A couple of major names can’t be revealed until January