THE 2018 SAVANNAH STOPOVER LINEUP IS HERE!

Entering its eighth year as one of the Southeast’s best (and laid back) music festivals, Savannah Stopover is announcing the first wave of bands for their 2018 lineup. Regional favorites of Monreal are set to headline Saturday, March 10th at Savannah’s Ships of The Sea Museum, North Garden. The three-day festival takes place each year … Read more THE 2018 SAVANNAH STOPOVER LINEUP IS HERE!

SAVANNAH STOPOVER ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP!

Friends, words cannot adequately express the amazingness of the 2017 Savannah Stopover Music Festival lineup! Savannah Stopover is the most laid-back, friendliest grand-scale music event you can imagine. Last year, we had so much fun walking around historic downtown Savannah, ducking into the array of venues for shows featuring some of our most favorite and … Read more SAVANNAH STOPOVER ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP!

SAVANNAH STOPOVER FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2017 FIRST WAVE LINEUP!!

Today, Savannah Stopover Music Festival announced the first wave of bands confirmed to play the annual indie music festival which will take place March 9th-11th, 2017 in Savannah’s Historic District. The 3-day festival, heading into its seventh year and known for its affordability and focus on up-and-coming acts, takes place the weekend before the SXSW Music Conference in … Read more SAVANNAH STOPOVER FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2017 FIRST WAVE LINEUP!!

#tbt: AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with FAMILY AND FRIENDS

My chat with Athens-based folk-rock tribe Family and Friends at Savannah Stopover was like watching an improv comedy ping pong match best held around a circular table: Me: What would you like my beloved readers to know about Family and Friends? Tuna: Well, I am a Capricorn, 6’2”, muscular build. Mike: You also have a girlfriend. … Read more #tbt: AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with FAMILY AND FRIENDS

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with FRENCH HORN REBELLION

In the late 80s-early 90s, a genre called New Jack Swing burst onto the music scene; fusing older styles of R&B and swing-y jazz with newer pop production and sensibilities, the genre was made popular by the likes of Janet Jackson, Teddy RIley, and Bobby Brown.  “But Susan,” you ask, “What’s with the history lesson?”  … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with FRENCH HORN REBELLION

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with THE BALLROOM THIEVES

If you follow this site (and if you don’t, you really should), you saw that we recently covered the Savannah Stopover Music Festival, which was, in a word, amazing.  I had the chance to chat with Martin Earley, Devin Mauch, and Calin Peters, a.k.a. indie folk trio The Ballroom Thieves,  who had, only a few … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with THE BALLROOM THIEVES

#FlashbackFriday: The Savannah Stopover Music Festival, Part III

After our afternoon adventures, we settled in for a lovely dinner at underground watering hole The Ordinary Pub, where they have these delectable fritter tots that are like fried mashed potatoes.  Have mercy.  We were walking our way out of a food coma, and headed back to Trinity United Methodist Church to see another blog … Read more #FlashbackFriday: The Savannah Stopover Music Festival, Part III

#FlashbackFriday: The Savannah Stopover Music Festival, Part II

After the Quiet Hollers warmed up the crowd at Trinity United Methodist Church, alt-folk trio The Ballroom Thieves took over performance duties, the band’s first time playing in Savannah; “We’re from the north so we’re going to milk the whole y’all thing. How are y’all doing?” band member  Devin Mauch asked the crowd, or maybe … Read more #FlashbackFriday: The Savannah Stopover Music Festival, Part II

#FlashbackFriday: The Savannah Stopover Music Festival, Part I

It was a beautiful afternoon when we pulled out of the Music City, hit the highway, and headed to Georgia to cover the Savannah Stopover Music Festival in, you guessed it, Savannah.  A fast food lunch, several bathroom stops, a speeding ticket, and a long 8 hours later, my trusty photog, Jenna, and I pulled … Read more #FlashbackFriday: The Savannah Stopover Music Festival, Part I

SXSW SPOTLIGHT: LUCY DACUS

“My mom’s a pianist and my first foray into music was in musical theater.  She would take me to rehearsals; I was never really good at pretending, which is big part of musical theater,” laughs Lucy Dacus. “I kept the music part and got rid of the theater part, so it worked out.” The Richmond-based … Read more SXSW SPOTLIGHT: LUCY DACUS

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