Mark your calendar: More Savannah Music Festival 

The Savannah Music Festival’s late additions — a couple of pop concerts — will be announced at a wine ‘n’ dine event this Thursday (Jan. 26) at Tubby’s restaurant in Thunderbolt.

Tickets are already on sale for the bulk of the shows — the jazz, classical, bluegrass and world music stuff — for the March 22–April 2 festival.

The “hipper” shows, traditionally, are booked later than the rest of the SMF, and therefore can’t be confirmed until a later date.

We can tell you that one of the shows will be a double bill including singer/songwriter Justin Townes Earle,  the son of Texas legend Steve Earle.

For your $20 advance ticket ($25 at the door), you get food, beer and wine, a performance by the Train Wrecks, giveways to SMF and other local events, and access to pop–show tickets before they go on sale to everybody else.

For advance tickets, contact Emily@savannahmusicfestival.org.

As soon as the shows are made public, we’ll post the information online.

Her aim is true

Twenty-six-time Grammy winner Alison Krauss and her band, Union Station, will perform in the Johnny Mercer Theatre Wednesday, April 4. Tickets, $62 and $47, will go on sale this Friday (Jan. 27). Krauss and the band are touring behind the acclaimed Paper Airplane album.

Check your Pulse

The Telfair Museums’ Pulse Art & Technology Festival returns Feb. 27–March 4. The featured exhibition is a 10–year survey of works by the renowned light sculptor Leo Villareal. The artist will give a talk Feb. 27.

Pulse, of course, is Savannah’s forward–thinking creative festival, and as such is always one of the year’s most anticipated events. Among the high and low–tech performers: Pamela Z, Andre Ruschkowski, the Loud Objects, the Medeaology Collective and the Karmetik Machine Orchestra.

The coolest part: Everything is free. See telfair.org for details.

Muse on this

Christopher Soucy is directing David Mamet’s dark comedy November, a political satire, during March at Muse Arts Warehouse. Auditions are at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 1 and 2.

Meanwhile, the results of Tim Reynolds’ 2nd annual 24–Hour Play Festival, called The Winter’s Tales, will be onstage Feb. 4 at Muse. Anyone interested in writing, casting, directing and performing a 10–minute play in a 24 hour–period should contact Reynolds at theatreupstart@gmail.com.



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Bill DeYoung

Bill DeYoung

Bill DeYoung was Connect's Arts & Entertainment Editor from May 2009 to August 2014.


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