Over 60 bands & artists will perform this weekend
There are some familiar faces in the bunch, but for quite a lot of the people who’ll be visiting Savannah for the first time, they’ll all be new bands.
'We judge a lot of our growth by how many songs they’re singing along to'
A few more musical recommendations
Mini-profiles of Caitlin Rose, Raccoon Fighter, Kylesa, Born Cages, the Weeks and the Black Cadillacs.
'We are an action comic Japanese band'
The four Japanese musicians clown and cavort amongst giant squids and lizards.
'We pay respects to Otis & Stax & the Swampers'
Paul Janeway grew up in a strict Pentecostal home. Black gospel music was common in his church services.
Girls with guitars, making music that matters. Songs that say something.
Bigger, longer and uncut. That's the 2014 Savannah Stopover Music Festival, which is of course three days jam-packed with cross-country indie bands, most of them hitting Savannah on their way to the ol' South By Southwest conference in Austin.
The Avetts sold out so fast that the Music Fest booked them for another night
Savannah's purveyors of gypsy jazz debut their first album this week
More than just a carbon-copy of the gypsy jazz laid down by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, Acoustic in Nature is wild, swinging and more fun than any of us really deserve.
VOICE Fest & Savannah Phil bring Puccini another step forward
"In opera, they say A, B, C: Aida, Boheme, Carmen," Peter Shannon enthuses. "It's one of the most amazing pieces of operatic music."
Peelander-Z is a costume-wearing, New York-based Japanese “action comic punk” band. They're plugged-in Power Rangers.