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The Cedric Burnside Project at Revival Fest – photos

The Cedric Burnside Project‘s afternoon set was one of the highlights of Saturday’s Revival Fest. Of the dozen acts that performed inside and outside the old paint shop at the Georgia State Railroad Museum, none seemed a better fit for…

Matrimony at Revival Fest – photos

Jason previewed Matrimony in a post last week, but that didn’t entirely prepare me for the high-energy set the band played on Saturday afternoon on the Revival Fest stage in the old paint shop of the Georgia State Railroad Museum.…

Shovels & Rope: Tiny Desk Concert at NPR

Shovels & Rope from Charleston have a new Tiny Desk Concert up at NPR Music today featuring “Carnival”, “Birmingham” and “Bad Luck”. From NPR: Shovels & Rope’s presence in the NPR Music offices attracted plenty of interest; many in attendance…

The Queers at The Jinx – photos

The Queers came back through Savannah on Friday night, this time playing The Jinx. The club filled up for the show but wasn’t overflowing. Opening act SHEHEHE from Athens showed some great promise as they tore through their set —…

Revival Fest on 9/14 culminates with Truth & Salvage Co.

Revival Fest takes over the old paint shop at the Georgia State Railroad Museum (aka, the Roundhouse) on Saturday, 9/14. Be sure and check that website or the festival Facebook page for updates on food, drink, and logistics. And, if…

The Queers hit Savannah Friday

And now . . . The Queers: That video has only 627,000 YouTube views. What’s up with that? “Tamara Is A Punk”: “Don’t Back Down”: The Queers will be at The Jinx on West Congress Street here in Savannah on…

1st Revival Fest coming up on Saturday, 9/14 at the Roundhouse

I’m really excited to hear some of the 12 bands playing the 1st annual (well, we hope it will be annual) Revival Fest on Saturday, 9/14 at the Roundhouse (officially the Georgia State Railroad Museum) off MLK here in Savannah.…

Little Tybee announces fall tour, playing Savannah on 9/28

Little Tybee is based in Atlanta these days (I guess), but a couple of the members have deep Savannah ties. And the band is even named for one of the barrier islands off the Savannah coast. The band’s most recent…

Cassette Store Day in Savannah: new music from Furious Hooves, The Casket Girls, Sauna Heat

It’s Cassette Store Day. To celebrate the day, indie label Furious Hooves (based in part in Savannah) has released Stay Rad Vol. 01, featuring some great new work by mumbledust, Hallucinex, and other bands with the label: Stay Rad Vol.01…

Helado Negro in Savannah

Helado Negro played a private party last week here in Savannah. It was something of a homecoming — the musician was once a student at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Of the 50+ in attendance, a fair number…