Author: JWaits

Waits & Co. at A-Town Get Down Festival 2017 – photos

Both Bill Dawers and I have already made posts from this year’s A-Town Get Down, but we’ve got a few more photos to share. Thanks to up & coming photographer Jas Adams my own band (Waits & Co.) got a…

Swamp Cabbage at A-Town Get Down 2017 – photos

This weekend brought about the return of A-Town Get Down Arts & Music Festival, and with it a full roster of top-notch music. This was my fifth year performing with Waits & Co. at the annual shindig, and per usual…

Christopher Paul Stelling upcoming “Itinerant Arias” release

With the return of Spring in Savannah comes another year of Savannah Stopover, and with the three day music festival also comes Savannah favorite, and worldwide troubadour Christopher Paul Stelling. As I recall him telling me about performing annually at…

PASSAFIRE upcoming Longshot release

The boys of PASSAFIRE are back again with a brand new release slated for May 12th on Easy Star Records. I’ll be doing a Q & A with them soon to discuss tour-life, thoughts on the future, and of course…

Velvet Caravan at Trinity Sanctuary Concerts – photos

Last night brought about the long-awaited return of hometown honky-tonk, gypsy-jazz favorites Velvet Caravan to a packed house at Trinity Sanctuary Concerts. It was announced from the stage by band-leader Ricardo Ochoa ‘we’re only going to be performing in Savannah…

Lulu the Giant album release at Trinity Sanctuary Concerts – photos

Much has already been written regarding Rachael Shaner‘s album release for Lulu the Giant at Trinity Sanctuary Concerts, so I’ll simply say that last night’s performance not only was well planned & executed, but also had a turn-out of roughly…

My Year in the Rearview Mirror / 2016 – photos

As we wind down the year & take stock of what was…there were plenty of memorable live music moments for me. The following are just a few (so many to choose from!) of my favorite performances that I photographed throughout…

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Cabaret – photos

The talented performers that make up the revolving cast of Onstage Cabaret at Lucas Theatre for the Arts are back again this year with their Christmas cabaret. This sold-out, three night show, beginning this evening, has become a staple of…

Painter & Poet at Roasting Room Lounge & Listening Room – photos & link

Roasting Room Lounge & Listening Room continues to be one of the best intimate venues in the region, with no shortage of talented acts passing through it’s doors. This past weekend brought out a good crowd for Savannah performers Painter…

Georgia Mountain Stringband Album Release – Q & A

Atlanta’s Georgia Mountain Stringband, who have gained fans & traction over the last few years in Savannah, have a new album coming out soon. Having played a festival with the GMSB guys recently, I took a few minutes to check…