Author: JWaits

City Hotel turns 6 – photos

The bluegrass boys of City Hotel celebrated a milestone by throwing a free shindig for friends & fans at Sentient Bean this week. Performing both of their albums in entirety gave those of us that have been following them through…

Key Change Cabaret / GET HAPPY – photos

I’ll preface this post with a confession…I’ve never been a fan of Barbara Streisand, nor Judy Garland…ever. Now that I’ve gotten that out of the way let me say a few things about Key Change Cabaret‘s tribute performance last week…

Key Change Cabaret / RESPECT – photos

After some uncertainty due to the changes at Lucas Theatre for the Arts, the beloved summer cabaret is back with all of the usual suspects. Last night marked the beginning of the new season, a new location, and name change…

Five Questions with Blake Rainey – preview

Tonight brings about the return of Blake Rainey, who most recently performed in Savannah at this year’s opening Thursday Night Opry; Trinity Sanctuary Concerts. He begins a three night run of area shows at The Jinx with Waits & Co.‘s…

Five Questions with Nick Kubley of Passafire

This past Friday hometown heroes PASSAFIRE released their latest album on Easy Star Records, called Longshot. I had the chance to chat with friend, and drummer for the long-running band, Nick Kubley. Here are his responses, and links to getting…

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…