TICKETS ON SALE: Savannah Music Festival announces 2022 lineup


Savannah Music Festival
Diana Burco

 The lineup and schedule for the 2022 Savannah Music Festival (SMF) season, which runs March 24 through April 9, are now live at 

Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, January 21 at 10 a.m. Additional concerts are likely to be announced in the coming weeks. 

“This season’s lineup reinforces the Savannah Music Festival’s longstanding tradition of presenting unique artistic collaborations, rare regional appearances and special projects designed to encourage exploration and bring joy to audiences and artists,” remarks SMF Artistic Director Ryan McMaken. “We welcome music lovers from Savannah and all over the world to experience the annual confluence of emerging artists and masters, all within the city’s alluring and walkable Historic District, in March and April.”

The 2022 Festival Will Feature Debuts Including Dee Dee Bridgewater & the Memphis Soulphony, Watchhouse (formerly Mandolin Orange), Benjamin Grosvenor & Olga Kern, and Les Filles de Illighadad, Plus Special Projects Including Voices of Mississippi and Philip Dukes & Friends Chamber Music Series.

For the complete Savannah Music Festival schedule with program details, please visit:

Savannah Music Festival  2022 Schedule  

Thursday, March 24

Balsam Range/Michael 

Cleveland & Flamekeeper*

Kittel & Co./Mr. Sun*

Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

Friday, March 25

NOON30: Kittel & Co.

Celebrating Bach: Dover 

Quartet & Bridget Kibbey

Cajun Dance Party: The Revelers*

Dee Dee Bridgewater & the Memphis Soulphony: Memphis...Yes, I’m Ready

Saturday, March 26

Latin Dance Party: 

Spanish Harlem Orchestra*

Olga Kern, piano

Remembering Ray Brown: Christian McBride, Benny Green and Jeff Hamilton with Special Guest Dee Dee Bridgewater

Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers

Sunday, March 27


Philip Dukes & Friends I: 

Saint-Säens & Faure

Diana Burco/Jorge Glem & Sam Reider*

Remembering Ray Brown: Christian McBride, Benny Green and Jeff Hamilton/Sean Jones Quartet

Tuesday, March 29

Philip Dukes & Friends II: 

Tales of the Unexpected

Wednesday, March 30

John Jorgenson Quintet/Frank Vignola/Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley*

Watchhouse (formerly Mandolin Orange)

Thursday, March 31

NOON30: Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley

Philip Dukes & Friends III: 

Brahms & Schumann

Hot Club of Cowtown

Béla Fleck’s My Bluegrass Heart feat. Stuart Duncan, Sierra Hull, Bryan Sutton, Mark Schatz and Justin Moses

Friday, April 1

Ring Shout of the Georgia Coast: McIntosh County Shouters Q&A

Philip Dukes & Friends IV: All Beethoven

Foghorn Stringband

Saturday, April 2

NOON30: McIntosh County Shouters

Sebastian Knauer, piano

Les Filles de Illighadad/True Blues: Corey Harris, Phil Wiggins, Cedric Watson*

Sunday, April 3

Les Filles de Illighadad

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra: 

Robert Spano, conductor; 

Avi Avital, mandolin

The Wood Brothers

Tuesday, April 5

Beethoven and the Mandolin: Caterina Lichtenberg & Mike Marshall

Drive-By Truckers

Vijay Iyer Trio feat. Linda May Han Oh

Wednesday, April 6

NOON 30: Emmet Cohen Trio

Russell Moore & IIIrd 

Tyme Out/Mile Twelve*

Allison Russell/Katie Pruitt

Emmet Cohen Trio/Samara Joy

Thursday, April 7

NOON30: Samara Joy

Mike Marshall’s Stringband Spectacular feat. Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves, Mile Twelve, 

Westbound Situation Trio

Blind Boys of Alabama/

The Campbell Brothers

Zydeco Dance Party: C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band

Friday, April 8

NOON30: Allison de Groot 

& Tatiana Hargreaves

Jazz on the River 

(SMF Jazz Academy showcase)

Lakou Mizik/Leyla McCalla*

Academy of St Martin in the Fields Wind Ensemble with Simon Crawford-Phillips

Voices of Mississippi feat. William Ferris, Cedric Burnside, Sharde Thomas and Luther & Cody Dickinson of the North Mississippi Allstars

Saturday, April 9

From the Archives of 

Dr. William Ferris: Select 

Documentary Films from Voices of Mississippi and Q&A with Ferris 

and Lance Ledbetter 

(co-founder of Dust-to-Digital)

Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen/Lakou Mizik

Closing Night Party: 

Eddie 9V/Cedric Burnside

(*denotes multiple concerts)

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