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Big Freedia and Low Cut Connie at Victory North – photos

Larissa Allen had some high, high praise of Big Freedia here at hissing lawns after seeing her perform in Atlanta way back in 2013:  The Earl was filled with sweaty bodies bouncing in every way possible while shouting Big Freedia’s call-and-response…

Liz Cooper & The Stampede and Parker Millsap at Victory North – photos

No, Liz Cooper & The Stampede and Parker Millsap did not play a double bill, but they both had recent gigs just two nights apart at Victory North, the new venue that is quickly transforming Savannah’s music landscape. Liz Cooper…

Reverend Bro Diddley and the Hips album release at El-Rocko – photos

Our new contributor Dylan Kennedy got some great shots of Reverend Bro Diddley and the Hips‘ recent album release party at El-Rocko Lounge. If you haven’t been keeping up with this new project from Ty Thompson (best known around Savannah…

Little Tybee, Wood and Steel, Jezebel Heart play first public concert at great new venue Victory North – photos

If you’re a fan of live music in Savannah, you probably already know about the great opening night for Victory North with Little Tybee, Wood and Steel, and Jezebel Heart. I wrote about the exciting debut of the new space…

The Appleseed Cast, Tennis System, Dreamend at Mini Graveface Fest at The Jinx – photos

What a great night of music at last week’s Mini Graveface Fest at The Jinx. Ryan Graveface, of Graveface Records and Graveface Records & Curiosities, routinely pulls together shows and other events that take me by surprise even when I…

Murder By Death + Sarah Shook & The Disarmers at New Brookland Tavern – photos

All of our contributors besides Larry Jack have been pretty slack about uploading photos and writing posts for the past few months, as regular readers know, but the music goes on … We will have a post up soon about…

Savannah Stopover confirms schedule, venues for 2019 festival

Last week, Savannah Stopover confirmed most of the details for the 2019 festival, which takes place March 7th to 9th with 85 shows and events at an eclectic mix of venues here in Savannah, Georgia. We have been huge fans…

Yo La Tengo with The Sun Ra Arkestra and Graham Nash at NYC’s Bowery Ballroom – photos

Yo La Tengo started their tradition of hosting charitable Hanukkah shows in 2001 at the legendary music venue Maxwell’s in Hoboken, NJ. The tradition continued through 2013, until Maxwell’s became a characterless bar with an emphasis on TV sports, putting…

Savannah Stopover announces first wave of 30+ bands for 2019

Savannah Stopover announced the first wave of bands for the 2019 festival, which will take place in a variety of downtown venues from March 7 to 9. We know a fair number of the acts announced so far, but there…

Bragg Jam 2018 in Macon – photos

I decided almost at the last minute to head to Macon for the Saturday of Bragg Jam, but still snagged a downtown hotel room for just little over $100 and had a typically great time wandering the festival, which takes…