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.

2015

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  • Tue
    13
    Jan
    2015

    Nashville Pussy Unplugged

    9 p.m. The Wormhole. From the event invite: "Blaine Cartwright from Nashville Pussy and Earl Crim from Nine Pound Hammer, performing Nashville Pussy songs and more." Crazy Man Crazy opens.
  • Fri
    16
    Jan
    2015

    Savannah Stopover Sched Party

    The Jinx. River Whyless + Family and Friends perform. Click here for more info & link to tix.
  • Sat
    17
    Jan
    2015

    Gregg Allman

    8 p.m. Johnny Mercer Theatre. Click here for more info.
  • Tue
    20
    Jan
    2015

    King Tuff + Ex Hex

    Hang Fire. Savannah Stopover "Pre-Game". Click here for tickets. Just $10.
  • Fri
    30
    Jan
    2015

    CUSSES' 5 year anniversary party

    The Jinx. Crazy Bag Lady opens. Quite a party for $5. More here.
  • Thu
    05
    Feb
    2015

    Harry Connick, Jr.

    8 p.m. Johnny Mercer Theatre. Click here for more.
  • Sat
    21
    Feb
    2015

    5th Annual A-Town Get Down

    Noon to Midnight. Charles H. Morris Center. The Blind Boys of Alabama headline a strong lineup of bands and other arts events. Click here.
  • Sat
    21
    Feb
    2015

    American Aquarium

    The Jinx. Always a good time when our friends from Raleigh come to Savannah. Nightingale News and Don Chambers open. Click here for more.
  • Sun
    01
    Mar
    2015

    Willie Nelson & Family

    7 p.m. Johnny Mercer Theatre. More info.
  • Thu
    05
    Mar
    2015
    Sat
    07
    Mar
    2015

    Savannah Stopover

    Various Venues. An amazing 3-day festival when indie bands from across the country play in some of the city's best venues. Click here for the lineup that has been announced so far -- including Generationals, Southern Culture on the Skids, San Fermin, ASTR, Diarrhea Planet, and lots more.
  • Fri
    06
    Mar
    2015

    Consider the Source

    The Wormhole. A great live act. Click here for more.
  • Thu
    19
    Mar
    2015
    Sat
    04
    Apr
    2015

    Savannah Music Festival

    Various Venues. Click here for the full schedule. Performers include Shovels & Rope with Shakey Graves, Mavis Staples, Lucinda Williams, Roseanne Cash, Dianne Reeves, and lots more.
  • Thu
    19
    Mar
    2015

    Gunsafe + Sara Clash

    The Sentient Bean. Click here for more info.
  • Sat
    21
    Mar
    2015

    Sins of Godless Men, Kennedy Curse, Room Full of Strangers, The Landmines, + Spray Tan

    The Guild Hall. Another all-ages offering from Coastal Rock Productions. Free. $3 donation requested. Click here for more.
  • Wed
    25
    Mar
    2015

    Natalie Prass + Ryley Walker

    Hang Fire. Click here for more from Savannah Stopover. Click here for tickets.
  • Thu
    26
    Mar
    2015

    Crushed Out/The Mad Doctors/Generation Pill

    Hang Fire. Click here for more. The Brooklyn-based "electrified honky-tonk surf duo" Crushed Out will play an earlier set at The Sentient Bean.
  • Sat
    28
    Mar
    2015

    Peelander Z, COEDS, SHEHEHE, + Bent Out of Shape

    The Jinx. The legendary Peelander Z returns to The Jinx, where they played one of the highlight shows of the 2014 Savannah Stopover, on their "Happee Spring Tour". Click here for more.
  • Sat
    28
    Mar
    2015

    Mega Bog, Curbdogs, + Beneath Trees

    Hang Fire. Another Furhoof Presents show from the indie label Furious Hooves. Click here for more.
  • Sat
    04
    Apr
    2015

    The Mountain Goats

    The Jinx. This Savannah Stopover-produced show is already sold out, so your best bet will likely be to show up at the door. Early.
  • Sat
    04
    Apr
    2015

    Maggie Palooza

    Southbound Brewing Company. This benefit show ($20) for Southbound's Maggie Metzler features an excellent lineup: The Accomplices Band, City Hotel, Jeremy John Riddle, Waits & Co. and The Train Wrecks. Click here for more info.
  • Fri
    10
    Apr
    2015

    Pretty in Punk: Rock 'N' Roll Prom 2015

    The Jinx. From the Facebook event page: "Music by: Don Johnson and The Vice Jeff Two-Names and the Born Agains as an 80's cover band), CO80's (COEDS as an 80's cover band), The Wave Slaves (classic surf rock), Pussy Launcher (SAV/ATL dirty punk rock), and The Hermits of Suburbia (ATL Ska)"
  • Tue
    14
    Apr
    2015

    Bob Dylan

    8 p.m. Johnny Mercer Theatre. Click here for more.
  • Fri
    17
    Apr
    2015
    Sun
    19
    Apr
    2015

    Kittenfest

    Speedway Boulevard, Hardeeville. Ambitious 3-day fest features Les Racquet, The Howlin' Brothers, and much, much more. Click here for more info on Facebook. Click here for Garrett's hissing lawns preview.
  • Wed
    22
    Apr
    2015

    Tedeschi Trucks Band with Kristina Train

    Johnny Mercer Theatre. Tedeschi Trucks has a big Savannah following, and opener Kristina Train grew up here. Click here for tickets.
  • Fri
    24
    Apr
    2015

    Dick Dale with Crazy Man Crazy

    The Wormhole. Wow, Dick Dale. Click here for more.
  • Sat
    25
    Apr
    2015
    Sun
    26
    Apr
    2015

    A.U.R.A. Fest

    Bigshow's Burgers and Bar, Statesboro. All Underground Rock All Day, ambitious programming from Coastal Rock Productions. Click here for more info.
  • Sat
    02
    May
    2015

    creepoid with Blackrune and Wet Socks

    Hang Fire. More from MusicFile Productions. Click here for the Facebook event.
  • Sat
    02
    May
    2015

    CUSSES' backer party w/ Trophy Wives & Toxic Shock

    The Guild Hall. An all ages show early show for backers of the EP "Here Comes The Rat". Click here for details.
  • Thu
    07
    May
    2015

    X Ambassadors, DREAMERS & Chief Scout

    Hang Fire. Click here for more info from Savannah Stopover. Click here for tickets.
  • Sat
    09
    May
    2015

    Kylesa with Wet Socks & Crazy Bag Lady

    The Wormhole. This will be a wild time. Click here for more.
  • Thu
    14
    May
    2015

    Amythyst Kiah & Her Chest of Glass with Velvet Caravan

    Service Brewing. Yet another show from MusicFile Productions. Click here for tickets.
  • Thu
    21
    May
    2015

    Thursday Night Opry in the Trinity Sanctuary Series

    Trinity United Methodist Church. The spring edition in this popular series features Caleb Warren and the Perfect Gentlemen, Rachel Shaner, and Markus Kuhlmann & Friends. Click here for more.
  • Sat
    23
    May
    2015

    Black Tusk w/ Bottled Violence & DJ Metal Rob

    The Jinx. Black Tusk plays their first hometown show since Athon's death. A big deal.
  • Wed
    27
    May
    2015

    Diarrhea Planet

    The Jinx. So many guitars! Really, not to be missed.
  • Fri
    29
    May
    2015

    J Roddy Walston & The Business

    The Jinx. Click here for more info from Savannah Stopover. Click here for tickets.
  • Fri
    19
    Jun
    2015

    Lullwater, BigBigXtraFace, Falling In

    The Jinx. Click here for more.
  • Sun
    21
    Jun
    2015

    Stopover In The Yard with Great Peacock

    The Grey. Food, drink, and music outside at The Grey, which was recently selected as one of the Restaurants of the Year by Food & Wine. Check out our post.
  • Thu
    25
    Jun
    2015

    Man Man with Ed Schrader's Music Beat

    The Jinx. Another gig from MusicFile Productions. Click here for more info.
  • Fri
    26
    Jun
    2015

    Holy Ghost Tent Revival + Brave Baby

    The Jinx. Click here for more.
  • Wed
    01
    Jul
    2015

    Fucked Up with DOOMSQUAD & Crazy Bag Lady

    Southern Pine Company. Amazing that Savannah is just 1 of 10 U.S. stops on this Fucked Up tour. Click here for our preview.
  • Fri
    03
    Jul
    2015

    Donavan Frankenreiter

    RoofTop Bar at Poseiden in Hilton Head. Click here for more.
  • Mon
    06
    Jul
    2015
    Tue
    07
    Jul
    2015

    Little Tybee

    Tybee Island Social Club (6/6) and Hang Fire (6/7). Click here for info on the Monday night gig on Tybee. Click here for info on the Hang Fire show with Triathalon and Curb Dogs.
  • Wed
    08
    Jul
    2015

    B.J. Barham (of American Aquarium) and Everymen

    The Jinx. It's been awhile sing B.J. did a solo tour that stopped in Savannah. This will be a great show, and now we find out that Everymen will be back with their gypsy-ish punk on the same night -- awesome.
  • Thu
    09
    Jul
    2015

    creepoid record release w/ Crazy Bag Lady

    Hang Fire. Another amazing early week show -- more info.
  • Sat
    11
    Jul
    2015

    CUSSES official EP release

    Hang Fire. With Bronzed Chorus, Fiasco, and Generation Pill. Click here for more.
  • Thu
    16
    Jul
    2015
    Fri
    17
    Jul
    2015

    Bradford Lee Folk and the Bluegrass Playboys

    The Sentient Bean and The Jinx. Thursday at the Bean and then BLF & co. open for The Train Wrecks & Nick Dittmeier and the Sawdusters at The Jinx. Highly recommended.
  • Fri
    17
    Jul
    2015

    Hang Fire's 9th anniversary extravaganza

    Hang Fire. Sauna Heat, Dumb Doctors, Wet Socks, Forced Entry + The House of Gunt. Whew.
  • Sat
    18
    Jul
    2015

    Velvet Caravan

    Randy Wood's Old Time Pickin' Parlor. Click here for more info.
  • Fri
    24
    Jul
    2015

    Niche record release show w/ Bask

    The Jinx. Niche's 2nd full-length coming out on Retro Futurist label. More info.
  • Wed
    29
    Jul
    2015

    Valient Thorr w/ Crazy Bag Lady

    The Jinx. This should be a good one. Click here for more.
  • Wed
    05
    Aug
    2015

    Weedeater with Kings Destroy

    The Jinx. Yes.
  • Thu
    13
    Aug
    2015

    Valient Thorr w/ Crazy Bag Lady

    The Jinx. Another highly recommended gig at The Jinx.
  • Thu
    20
    Aug
    2015

    Thursday Night Opry w/ The Seaboard Stompers, Black Water Choir, & Pretend Sweethearts

    Trinity United Methodist Church. More info.
  • Thu
    20
    Aug
    2015

    NE-HI w/ Cryathalon + Blonde Mom

    Hang Fire. Another show from MusicFile Productions. Click here for more info.
  • Mon
    24
    Aug
    2015

    Heavy Boots release party + farewell show w/ Den-Mate + The Sea Life

    Hang Fire. Rachael Perisho of Heavy Boots will be moving away soon after this last Savannah show and tape release party. The new record Sister Lives is on the Furious Hooves label. More info.
  • Tue
    25
    Aug
    2015

    Triathalon / Concord America / Buffalo Rodeo

    Hang Fire. More info.
  • Thu
    27
    Aug
    2015

    Edwin McCain

    RoofTop Bar at Poseidon, Hilton Head. Click here for more.
  • Thu
    27
    Aug
    2015

    Les Racquet

    Barrelhouse South. The talented, versatile trio is calling this their last live show "for the time being." Details.
  • Sat
    29
    Aug
    2015

    Whores./Dropout/The Toxic Shock

    The Jinx. Click here for more.
  • Sat
    29
    Aug
    2015

    Hang Fire's "last hurrah" on Whitaker Street

    Hang Fire. Hang Fire's lease is expiring at 37 Whitaker St. We hope to have word on a new location for the bar/club soon. 11 acts are booked for the final afternoon and night. More details.
  • Thu
    03
    Sep
    2015

    Wet Socks / Crazy Bag Lady / Breakers

    Dollhouse Productions. Head over to West Savannah and help Hunter and John of Wet Socks kick off their next tour. More info.
  • Sat
    12
    Sep
    2015

    Revival Fest

    Georgia State Railroad Museum. Click here for our general preview. Fruit Bats, Southern Culture on the Skids, Parker Millsap, and Those Darlins will headline.
  • Thu
    17
    Sep
    2015

    Diarrhea Planet + Burns Like Fire

    The Jinx. Diarrhea Planet is one of the best live acts you'll see this year. More here.
  • Fri
    18
    Sep
    2015

    Dope Sandwich 10th birthday

    The Jinx. Click here for more details about the local rap/hip-hop label's 10th anniversary show.
  • Sat
    19
    Sep
    2015

    6th Annual Statts Fest

    In support of Jason Statts. Click here for the Facebook event -- acts announced so far include Joe Nelson, The Magic Rocks, Bottles & Cans, Damon and the Shitkickers, COEDS, Hotplate, Bear Fight!, and Black Tusk.
  • Sat
    19
    Sep
    2015

    Crystal Bright & The Silver Hands

    The Grey. Another Stopover In The Yard. More info.
  • Thu
    24
    Sep
    2015

    Jason Bible: A night of music & storytelling

    The Gingerbread House. With special guest Payne Bridges. The Train Wrecks' frontman in an exciting new venture.
  • Thu
    24
    Sep
    2015

    Thursday Night Opry with Bradford Lee Folk and the Bluegrass Playboys

    Trinity United Methodist Church.

    Including members of the Uncommon Collective. Part of the Trinity Sanctuary Series. Click here for more. 

  • Fri
    09
    Oct
    2015

    Kylesa

    The Jinx. In support of the album Exhausting Fire. With Inter Arma, Indian Handcrafts, and Irata.
  • Sat
    10
    Oct
    2015

    King Dude

    The Jinx. Another effort from MusicFile Productions. Click here for more.
  • Sat
    10
    Oct
    2015

    Insane Clown Posse, P.O.D. , Stitches, Dope D.O.D., Young Wicked

    The Music Vault in Hardeeville. WHAT?! Click here for more info.
  • Sat
    10
    Oct
    2015

    Dirty Bourbon River Show at Stopover in The Yard

    noon to 3 p.m. The Grey. Click here for more.
  • Fri
    16
    Oct
    2015

    The Train Wrecks

    The Wormhole. Click here for more.
  • Sat
    17
    Oct
    2015

    Graveface Fright Fest

    Lucas Theatre. Everyone's favorite creepy record store and funky label hosts a nightlong horror film festival. (We know this is not primarily music, but it earned a mention here nevertheless.) Click here for more info.
  • Wed
    28
    Oct
    2015

    Jonathan Richman featuring Tommy Larkins

    The Wormhole. A consummate songwriter, Richman is not to be missed. More info.
  • Wed
    28
    Oct
    2015

    Graveface Presents TWIABP, Superheaven, Rozwell Kid, Brightside

    Dollhouse Productions. Really promising gig with The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die. More info.
  • Fri
    30
    Oct
    2015

    July Talk + Little Hurricane + Breakers

    Dollhouse Productions. Another MusicFile Productions show -- their programming is always worth checking out. More here.
  • Fri
    30
    Oct
    2015

    Jinx-O-Ween, Cover Band Night

    The Jinx. A traditional pre-Halloween party. More info.
  • Sat
    31
    Oct
    2015

    Bobby Rush

    Dollhouse Productions. Click here for more.
  • Sat
    31
    Oct
    2015

    GAM + Blood Wrestling

    The Jinx. The usual night of mayhem. More info.
  • Wed
    04
    Nov
    2015

    Savannah Music Festival announcement party w/ Paul Thorn Band

    Ships of the Sea. More info.
  • Mon
    09
    Nov
    2015

    Creepoid, Kyle, Culture Vulture, Generation Pill

    Sulfur Studios. A big Monday night at an all-ages venue. We love Creepoid's latest album Cemetery Highrise Slum. Click here for more.
  • Thu
    12
    Nov
    2015
    Fri
    13
    Nov
    2015

    Dad Joke's Pre Punk Mess

    Dollhouse Productions + The Jinx. More here.
  • Fri
    13
    Nov
    2015

    Packway Handle Band & Velvet Caravan

    Lucas Theatre. "Bluegrass swing & gypsy pickin'." Click here for more.
  • Sat
    14
    Nov
    2015

    CUSSES

    The Jinx. The Savannah-based rock trio hasn't played a show in a while, so expect something special this time around. Click here.
  • Sat
    14
    Nov
    2015

    Robert Lee Coleman & The Night Owls

    Stopover in the Yard at The Grey. Macon blues returns to Savannah. Click here for details on music and lunch (doors open at noon).
  • Thu
    19
    Nov
    2015

    Thursday Night Opry with Ramsay Midwood, Georgia Mountain Stringband, and String Magnolia

    Trinity United Methodist Church. Part of the ongoing Trinity Sanctuary Concerts. Click here for more.
  • Sat
    21
    Nov
    2015

    Jason Isbell with Anderson East

    Lucas Theatre. Really not to be missed. Tickets on sale to the public through the Savannah Box Office on July 24.
  • Sat
    21
    Nov
    2015

    Anders Thomsen record release

    The Jinx. Anders' new record is awesome. Click here for event details.
  • Wed
    25
    Nov
    2015

    Life Is a Carnival: A Tribute to The Band

    Lucas Theatre. The 2014 version of this event was a rousing success. The 2015 lineup is amazing too.
  • Fri
    04
    Dec
    2015

    Family & Friends w/ Curbdogs + Carpet Coats

    The Jinx. What a wonderful band from Athens. Great to see them returning to Savannah in this show by MusicFile Productions. More here.
  • Fri
    04
    Dec
    2015

    Jeff Two-Names and the Born Agains album release

    Hang Fire. This is going to be a good time, with The Toxic Shock, Between Symmetries, and Sunglow also on the bill. Click here for more.
  • Fri
    11
    Dec
    2015

    Niche w/ Caustic Casanova + Wax Ligature

    The Jinx. More info here.
  • Sat
    12
    Dec
    2015

    Baroness

    The Jinx. Finally, Baroness is set to play another Savannah show. Buy tickets in advance.
  • Tue
    15
    Dec
    2015

    Tatsuya Nakatani + Michel Doneda

    Sulfur Studios. Highly recommended. More info.
  • Thu
    17
    Dec
    2015

    Hardy & The Hardknocks w? Justin Osborne of Susto + Breakers

    The Jinx. Highly, highly recommended southern grunge from T. Hardy Morris.
  • Fri
    18
    Dec
    2015

    5th Annual Homegrown Holiday Hoedown

    American Legion Post #135. With The Train Wrecks, The Accomplices, City Hotel and Waits & Co. Click here for more.
  • Sun
    20
    Dec
    2015

    Nana Grizol, Toby Foster + Curbdogs

    Sulfur Studios. Click here for more.
  • Thu
    31
    Dec
    2015

    Passafire + Lullwater

    Barrelhouse South. This should be a great way to bring in 2016. Click here for more.

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