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Savannah Stopover Genre Guide 

We explore the festival's vast lineup of bands to make your choices easier

WELCOME to Connect Savannah's annual Savannah Stopover Genre Guide! Whether you're ready to smear yourself in glitter and make your way home with the rising sun or are feeling a more low-key, intimate performance, Stopover's got it for you. Make sure to fire up the festival's official Spotify playlist to get a listen for yourself.

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  • Caroline Rose

Whimsical. Weirdo. Unpredictable Pop.

These artists bend the edges of perception and smash any ideas you previously had about what pop can or should be.

Caroline Rose - Friday, March 9, Ships of the Sea, 9 p.m.

Charles Fauna – Saturday, March 10, El-Rocko Lounge, 10 p.m.

Enen - Friday, March 9, Congress St. Social Club, 5 p.m.

Grandchildren - Friday, March 9, Congress St. Social Club, 10:30 p.m.

Gus Dapperton – Saturday, March 10, Ships of the Sea, 7:30 p.m.

The Medium - Friday, March 9, Congress St. Social Club, 9:30 p.m.

Johnny Couch – Saturday, March 10, Club One, 10 p.m.

of Montreal – Saturday, March 10, Ships of the Sea, 8:30 p.m.

Okey Dokey - Thursday, March 8, Barrelhouse South, 10:30 p.m.

The Pauses – Saturday, March 10, Congress St. Social Club, 5 p.m.

Yonatan Gat - Friday, March 9, El-Rocko Lounge, 11 p.m.

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  • Acid Dad

Splashy. Dirty. Melodic. Indie-Pop.

Get down and shake it with hook-laden, rock-driven pop.

Acid Dad – Saturday, March 10, The Jinx, 10 p.m.

Low Cut Connie - Friday, March 9, Congress St. Social Club, 11:30 p.m.

Public Access T.V. - Friday, March 9, Barrelhouse South 10:30 p.m.

TWEN – Saturday, March 10, Ships of the Sea, 6:30 p.m.

Vundabar – Saturday, March 10, Barrelhouse South, 10:30 p.m.

Zuli - Thursday, March 8, Barrelhouse South, 9:30 p.m.

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  • Zeshan B

Soul-Baring. Earth-Shaking.

Huge vocals, throwback style, and moving messages define these artists.

Danielle Hicks & The Resistance – Saturday, March 10, The Jinx, 2 p.m.

Vita and the Woolf - Thursday, March 8, Club One, 11 p.m.

Mo Lowda & The Humble – Saturday, March 10, Congress St. Social Club, 9 p.m.

Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics – Thursday, March 8, Ships of the Sea North Garden, 7 p.m.

Sam Lewis – Saturday, March 10, Trinity UMC, 6 p.m.

The Sh-Booms - Friday, March 9, Trinity UMC, 8:30 p.m.

Zeshan B - Friday, March 9, Trinity UMC, 9:30 p.m.

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  • Pylon Reenactment Society

Rule-breaking. Dance.

These artists channel a variety of unexpected influences to create a highly danceable sound all their own.

Bero Bero – Thursday, March 8, Club One, 10 p.m.

Combo Chimbita - Friday, March 9, El-Rocko Lounge, 12 a.m.

French Vanilla - Thursday, March 8, El-Rocko Lounge, 11 p.m.

KOLARS - Thursday, March 8, Club One, 12 a.m.

Nation of Language – Saturday, March 10, Club One, 12 a.m.

Pylon Reenactment Society – Saturday, March 10, The Jinx, 12 a.m.

Shopping - Thursday, March 8, El-Rocko Lounge, 12 a.m.

Twisty Cats Saturday, March 10, Club One, 11 p.m.

DEGA – Saturday, March 10, El-Rocko Lounge, 4 p.m.

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  • Crumb

Tender. Contemplative. Indie.

Expect stellar songwriting and rich vocals from this crew.

Becca Mancari – Saturday, March 10, The Grey, 12:30 p.m.

The Cave Singers - Thursday, March 8, The Jinx, 11:30 p.m.

Cicada Rhythm - Friday, March 9, Ships of the Sea, 7 p.m.

Crumb – Saturday, March 10,Barrelhouse South, 8:30 p.m.

Escondido - Thursday, March 8, Congress Street Social Club, 11:30 p.m.

Grace Joyner - Friday, March 9, Congress St. Social Club, 7 p.m.

Isaac Smith - Thursday, March 8, The Jinx, 9:30 p.m.

Lola Marsh - Friday, March 9, Trinity UMC, 7:30 p.m.

Michael Nau - Friday, March 9, The Jinx, 7 p.m.

Payne Bridges – Thursday, March 8, Ships of the Sea

pronoun – Saturday, March 10, El-Rocko Lounge, 12 a.m.

Ryan Jones – Saturday, March 10, Barrelhouse South, 7:30 p.m.

Wilder Maker - Friday, March 9, Congress Street Social Club, 6 p.m.

White Violet – Saturday, March 10, El-Rocko Lounge, 2 p.m.

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  • Stoop Kids

Hip-Hop. R&B. Experimental.

Rising rappers and genre-benders come to town.

Kemba - Friday, March 9, Club One, 12:30 a.m.

Stoop Kids - Thursday, March 8, Congress Street Social Club, 10:30 p.m.

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  • Ratboys

Roots-Influenced. Gentle-Pop. Boho-Pop.

Almost roots, almost bedroom pop, fully warm and original.

Cape Francis – Saturday, March 10, El-Rocko Lounge, 11 p.m.

Ratboys – Saturday, March 10, Barrelhouse South, 9:30 p.m.

Wild Child – Saturday, March 10, Trinity UMC, 11 p.m.

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  • Bat Fangs

Throwback. Rough-and-Tumble. Scrappy. Rock and Roll.

Whether you want vintage sleaze, psych flourishes or big riffs, look no further.

Bat Fangs – Saturday, March 10, The Jinx, 11 p.m.

The Nude Party – Saturday, March 10, El-Rocko Lounge, 6 p.m.

The Muckers - Friday, March 9, Barrelhouse South, 8:30 p.m.

David Barbe & Inward Dream Ebb – Saturday, March 10, El-Rocko Lounge, 3 p.m.

Honduras - Friday, March 9, Barrelhouse South, 9:30 p.m.

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  • A Deer A Horse

Heavier. Darker. Louder.

If you're steering away from lighter fare, seek these and bring earplugs.

A Deer A Horse – Thursday, March 8, El-Rocko Lounge, 9 p.m.

Cusses - Friday, March 9, Club One, 11:30 p.m.

FRIGS - Thursday, March 8, El-Rocko Lounge, 10 p.m.

Illegal Drugs – Friday, El-Rocko Lounge, 10 p.m.

Rude Dude & The Creek Freaks - Friday, March 9, El-Rocko Lounge, 9 p.m.

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  • Future Generations

Glistening. Sunny. Indie-Pop.

Cut your jeans into jorts and open the sunroof.

Future Generations - Friday, March 9, Club One, 10:30 p.m.

Sun Parade – Thursday, March 8, Barrelhouse South, 8:30 p.m.

Wild Moccasins – Saturday, March 10, El-Rocko Lounge, 5 p.m.

Birthday Club – Saturday, March 10, Congress Street Social Club, 3 p.m.

Sleepwalkers – Saturday, March 10, Congress Street Social Club, 8 p.m.

Plastic Picnic – Saturday, March 10, Congress St. Social Club, 4 p.m.

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  • Colter Wall

Raw. Rootsy. Americana. Countryfolk.

Tradition gets roughed up and reimagined with these rule-breakers.

Sarah Shook & the Disarmers - Friday, March 9, The Jinx, 12 a.m.

The Bones of J.R. Jones - Friday, March 9, The Jinx, 11 p.m.

Colter Wall – Saturday, March 10, Trinity UMC, 7 p.m.

Cory Chambers Jazz Band – Friday, March 9, The Jinx, 5 p.m.

Damon & The Shitkickers – Saturday, March 10, The Jinx, 5 p.m.

Jon Stickley Trio - Friday, March 9, The Jinx, 6 p.m.

Lakin Crawford – Thursday, March 8, Congress Street Social Club, 9:30 p.m.

Larkin Poe – Thursday, March 8, Ships of the Sea, 8 p.m.

Lilly Hiatt - Friday, March 9, Ships of the Sea, 8 p.m.

Liz Cooper & The Stampede – Saturday, March 10, The Jinx, 4 p.m.

The Trongone Band - Friday, March 9, The Jinx, 10 p.m.

Neighbor Lady - Thursday, March 8, The Jinx, 10:30 p.m.

Nikki Lane – Friday, March 9, Ships of the Sea, 10 p.m.

The Vegabonds – Saturday, March 10, Congress Street Social Club, 10 p.m.

The War and Treaty – Saturday, March 10, Trinity UMC, 10 p.m.

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Anna Chandler

Anna Chandler

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Connect Savannah Former Arts & Entertainment Editor Anna Chandler started writing about music after growing hoarse from talking about it nonstop. Born in Tennessee and raised in South Carolina, she has been a proud Savannahian for 8 years. She sings & plays guitar & accordion in COEDS and Lovely Locks.

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