selected upcoming Savannah gigs

This is not a comprehensive listing of all the shows coming up in Savannah. Not at all. You can check out Larry Jack’s weekly recommendations here at hissing lawns, and of course the music listings at Do and Connect. This list just contains some of the unique gigs that we’re most excited about — festivals, big shows by touring acts, occasional special performances by local bands, etc.

2014

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  • Sat
    11
    Jan
    2014

    Perfect Pussy

    Hang Fire. The hot young band from Syracuse with the NSFW name will be supported by Tonto and Crazy Bag Lady. Click here for more. Rolling Stone loved Perfect Pussy at CMJ and ranked their 4-song demo as the best cassette of 2013.
  • Tue
    21
    Jan
    2014

    Meklit Hadero

    Dollhouse Productions. Hadero brings a fascinating resume and unique sound for this Monday night show. Click here for the Facebook event invite.
  • Mon
    27
    Jan
    2014

    Lucero / Jonny Fritz

    The Jinx. Click here for the Facebook event invite. Click here for tickets -- this show will sell out.
  • Mon
    27
    Jan
    2014

    Turbo Fruits

    Dollhouse Productions. Click here for the Facebook event invite. Turbo Fruits is an awesome band. Hot Hands and local garage rockers Wet Socks are also on the bill. We can't believe this is the same night as Lucero -- I mean, what are the odds?
  • Tue
    28
    Jan
    2014

    Swear and Shake

    The Wormhole. More details at Wagatail Productions.
  • Wed
    05
    Feb
    2014

    Martin Sexton

    The Wormhole. Click here for more info and for tickets. A Wagatail production.
  • Fri
    07
    Feb
    2014

    Savannah Rocks!

    American Legion Post #135 Ballroom. Organization dedicated to preserving local rock and 0th roll history will produce this special show commemorating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' appearance on Ed Sullivan.
  • Fri
    14
    Feb
    2014

    Art Garfunkel

    Dollhouse Productions. Click here for tix for "An Intimate Evening with Art Garfunkel".
  • Sat
    22
    Feb
    2014

    A-Town Get Down

    Charles H. Morris Center. This year's festival features The Lee Boys, Sol Driven Train, Randall Bramblett, and more. From the festival Facebook page:
    A music festival celebrating creative expression and spirit as exemplified by the life of Alex Townsend. A-Town features a variety of local and regional musical and visual artists. The festival is adding workshops in songwriting, urban art, performance, art labs, Children's Section with DIY art lab & more.
  • Mon
    03
    Mar
    2014

    Band of Horses

    Trustees Theater. Part of BOH's acoustic tour.
  • Thu
    06
    Mar
    2014
    Sat
    08
    Mar
    2014

    Savannah Stopover

    Various Venues. The 3-day indie music festival that takes over a variety of Savannah venues. Click here for the Stopover website. Click here for hissing lawns posts about the festival.
  • Thu
    20
    Mar
    2014
    Sat
    05
    Apr
    2014

    Savannah Music Festival

    Various venues. Click here for more info on the SMF, which brings world-class music to downtown Savannah for 17 days each spring.
  • Sat
    22
    Mar
    2014

    Graveface Fest 2

    4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Dollhouse Productions. Graveface Fest 2 includes Kylesa, The Casket Girls, Dreamend, The Stargazer Lilies, Crazy Bag Lady, Blackrune, and mumbledust. Click here for more.
  • Sat
    22
    Mar
    2014

    Passafire/Lullwater

    The Jinx. Click here for more details.
  • Tue
    25
    Mar
    2014

    moor hound/mumbledust/Black Water Choir

    7 p.m. Graveface Records & Curiosities. Furhoof and Graveface present another evening of music in the store. Click here for details.
  • Sat
    29
    Mar
    2014

    Whaleboat

    Dollhouse Productions. The popular Savannah band returns after a long hiatus with the release of the new EP Convoys. Click here for more.
  • Mon
    31
    Mar
    2014

    Axxa/Abraxas + mumbledust + Boy Harsher

    Hang Fire. Axxa/Abraxas on the Captured Tracks label, mumbledust on Furious Hooves, and Boy Harsher on Soft Science. Gonna be an interesting Monday. Click here for details.
  • Thu
    03
    Apr
    2014

    Heyrocco/Triathalon/Sunglow

    Hang Fire. An explosion of youth and energy and rock n roll. We're really looking forward to this. A No Control party. Click here for event details.
  • Thu
    10
    Apr
    2014

    J.D. Wilkes & The Dirt Daubers

    5 to 8 p.m. ThincSavannah. Another MusicFileProductions/Savannah Stopover spring concert. This one is part of Thinc's "Year of the Local" -- the $20 admission includes craft beer and food from the Forstyh Farmers' Market prepared by 22 Square. Click here for more info and tickets.
  • Fri
    11
    Apr
    2014

    Horse Feathers w/ mumbledust

    Ampersand. Horse Feathers' 10th anniversary acoustic tour, plus Savannah's mumbledust. Another Stopover/MusicFile production. Click here for tickets.
  • Thu
    24
    Apr
    2014

    The Woggles + Superhorse

    The Jinx. A whole lot of garage rock. Click here for more.
  • Fri
    25
    Apr
    2014

    Man or Astro-man?

    The Wormhole. An iconic act returns to touring. Click here for details.
  • Wed
    07
    May
    2014

    Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires

    The Jinx. It's going to be amazing to see Bradley at The Jinx. Presented by Savannah Stopvoer/MusicFile Productions. Click here for tickets.
  • Sat
    10
    May
    2014

    Mutual Benefit

    Ampersand. Yet another MusicFile Productions/Savannah Stopover event. Click here for more info.
  • Sat
    10
    May
    2014

    1st Annual Will-a-Palooza benefiting Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    all day Coach's Corner. Performers include members of The Train Wrecks, Eric Culberson, Craig Waters and the Flood, Betsy Kingston and Friends, and Saint Francis. Click here for tickets.
  • Sat
    10
    May
    2014

    Jonathon Toubin’s Soul Clap and Dance Off

    9 p.m. - 2 a.m. Dollhouse Productions. From Dollhouse: "Based out of NYC, Soul Clap and Dance-Off has become North America’s most popular soul party and still growing. The Soul Clap is a night of fun, dancing, sweating, and just getting down to some of the most fun and mostly unheard soul music from the past." Click here for more.
  • Mon
    12
    May
    2014

    Blitzen Trapper + The Train Wrecks

    The Jinx. This will be the widely respected Portland, Oregon-based band's first trip to Savannah. Another Stopover/MusicFile show. Click here for tickets.
  • Wed
    21
    May
    2014

    Jacuzzi Boys + Triathalon

    Hang Fire. Another excellent booking by Savannah Stopover and MusicFile Productions. Click here for more info.
  • Thu
    22
    May
    2014

    SoftSpot/Blackrune

    Hang Fire. A Safe//Sound production. Click here for details.
  • Sat
    24
    May
    2014

    The Accomplices album release party

    7 to 10 p.m. Southbound Brewing Company. The Accomplices will be releasing their new record A Truck, a Train, an Old Dump Pile. Soap will open. Click here for more.
  • Fri
    30
    May
    2014

    SCAD New Alumni Concert

    6 p.m. Forsyth Park. Mutemath, Lucero, Brett Dennen. Click here for more.
  • Sat
    31
    May
    2014

    Sunglow + Warehouse + Red Sea + Superteen + Vishnu Basement

    Hang Fire. Sunglow is the only local Savannah act in this intriguing indie lineup. More here.
  • Fri
    06
    Jun
    2014

    Ruthie Foster at Blues on Broughton.

    Broughton Street between Bull and Drayton. Ruthie Foster is not to be missed. What a show. Click here for more.
  • Sat
    07
    Jun
    2014

    Black Tusk + Bear Fight! + Bask

    The Jinx. We love it when Black Tusk returns to The Jinx. Click here for details.
  • Sat
    07
    Jun
    2014

    Corey Smith

    Music Vault. Smith becomes one of the first acts to play the huge new venue in Hardeeville, S.C. Click here for more.
  • Sat
    21
    Jun
    2014

    Savannah Metal Punx presents EYEHATEGOD & lots more

    Dollhouse Productions. EYEHATEGOD headlines this jam-packed lineup. Click here for more.
  • Fri
    27
    Jun
    2014

    Little Tybee + Triathalon + Giant Giants

    Hang Fire. Another big show for the little bar on Whitaker Street. More here.
  • Sat
    28
    Jun
    2014

    The Coathangers + Sawyer Family + COEDS

    The Jinx. MusicFile Productions/Savannah Stopover is behind this promising show. Click for details.
  • Sat
    28
    Jun
    2014

    KNife album release party for "ICONOCLAST"

    Graveface Records & Curiosities. New album on the Dope Sandwich label gets a record store release party. More here.
  • Mon
    30
    Jun
    2014

    David Dondero + Nightingale News (aka, Coy Campbell)

    Ampersand. Mr. Dondero returns to Savannah for a big show on a summer Monday. More here.
  • Wed
    23
    Jul
    2014

    Thomas Wynn & The Believers + The Black Cadillacs

    The Jinx. MusicFile Productions/Savannah Stopover is back with this excellent pair of co-headliners. Click here for more.
  • Fri
    25
    Jul
    2014

    American Aquarium + Opossum Holler

    The Jinx. Always worth hearing AA, the boys from Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • Sat
    26
    Jul
    2014

    Bragg Jam

    All over Macon. Ok, this is in Macon, not Savannah, but hissing lawns is co-hosting a coach trip up the dreary stretch of I-16 for some summer fun. $50 ticket includes travel, festival, more. You should join us.
  • Fri
    29
    Aug
    2014

    The Love Language + Triathalon + Sunglow

    Hang Fire. The Love Language -- an excellent band from North Carolina -- returns to town for the first time since the inaugural Savannah Stopover. Great local support from Triathalon and Sunglow.
  • Wed
    10
    Sep
    2014

    Whirr + Cloakroom + Crazy Bag Lady

    Graveface Records & Curiosities. Another excellent gig from Graveface Records.
  • Sat
    13
    Sep
    2014

    5th Annual Statts Fest

    The Jinx. Starts early, runs late. Come out and support Jason Statts. More details soon.
  • Sat
    13
    Sep
    2014

    Sun Araw + Weyes Blood + D/P/I + J Zagers

    Hang Fire. "The trippiest night of the year"?
  • Sat
    20
    Sep
    2014

    Revival Fest

    all day Georgia State Railroad Museum. The 1st annual Revival Fest in 2013 gave Savannah one of the best days and nights of music of the entire year -- and in a perfect setting too. The 2014 version promises to be even better.
  • Sun
    21
    Sep
    2014
    Sat
    27
    Sep
    2014

    Savannah Jazz Festival

    Various Venues. More info soon.
  • Fri
    26
    Sep
    2014

    Shonen Knife + COEDS

    Dollhouse Productions. Japanese act Shonen Knife headlines a big show at Dollhouse. Click here for more.
  • Thu
    23
    Oct
    2014

    Murder By Death

    The Jinx. As far as we're concerned, a can't-miss gig. With Devil at My Side. Click here for more.
  • Sat
    25
    Oct
    2014

    No Control Fall Festival

    6 p.m. start. Seriously. Hang Fire. CUSSES headlines, 9 more acts on the bill. More here.
  • Mon
    27
    Oct
    2014

    The Bright Light Social Hour

    Hang Fire. WHAT? TBLSH returns on a Monday night at one of the best party bars in town? We're there.
  • Tue
    28
    Oct
    2014

    Hurray for the Riff Raff

    The Jinx. Click here for more info. With Alanna Royale and City Hotel. Another gig from MusicFile Productions. Highly recommended.
  • Fri
    31
    Oct
    2014

    12th annual Halloween weekend party

    The Jinx. Click here for more info. Crazy cover bands on Halloween night and on 11/1: Whores., Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue, and the annual Blood Wrestling.
  • Fri
    07
    Nov
    2014

    John Prine + Jason Isbell

    Johnny Mercer Theatre. It might be worth braving the fuzzy acoustics of the Mercer for this show. More here.
  • Tue
    11
    Nov
    2014

    Reverend Horton Heat

    The Jinx. What a perfect spot this will be for Reverend Horton Heat.
  • Fri
    14
    Nov
    2014

    Charlie Daniels

    The Music Vault, Hardeeville. More info.
  • Thu
    20
    Nov
    2014

    Walter Parks + Waits & Co.

    7 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church. Part of the Sanctuary Concert Series. Parks is a powerful and charismatic performer; supported by Savannah-based Americana band. More here.
  • Fri
    21
    Nov
    2014

    Savannah Stopover "V" Kick Off

    Southbound Brewing Company. Promising gig with Futurebirds, this mountain, and Amythyst Kiah. More info here.
  • Wed
    26
    Nov
    2014

    Passafire + Niche + The Hip Abduction

    The Jinx. Always worth seeing Passafire when they return to Savannah. Click here for more info.
  • Wed
    26
    Nov
    2014

    Life is a Carnival: A Tribute to The Band

    Lucas Theatre. Some of Savannah's top acts join forces for what should be an amazing night. Click here for more.
  • Wed
    03
    Dec
    2014

    Quintron & Miss Pussycat + Dame Darcy + Boy Harsher

    Dollhouse Productions. A Holiday "Bizarre".

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