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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…

Heyrocco releases “shitty demos” for “Greatest Hits of the 90s”

Heyrocco is currently on tour on the East Coast. This week they’re supporting headliner CUSSES from Savannah in Sommerville, Baltimore, and Richmond. I’ve been following Heyrocco’s music closely for about a year now, and it’s been really interesting to watch…

Black Tusk begins another European tour Sept. 13th

The Savannah-based metal trio Black TuskĀ is headed to Europe later this week promoting their recent EP Tend No Wounds on Relapse Records. Black Tusk’s monthlong tour begins September 13th in Frankfurt, with gigs literally every day until October 12th. On…

a new music blog for Savannah, Georgia

So what is this? hissing lawns is a new music blog based in Savannah, Georgia. We’ll obviously have regular news and multimedia from Savannah-based acts, but we’ll also be posting about touring acts on their way through town, plus regional,…