Tag: Savannah Music Festival

notes from the 2017 Savannah Music Festival

The Savannah Music Festival ended just over a week ago, and I feel like I’m still processing the 17-day event. As I’ve watched the SMF grow under director Rob Gibson, I’ve become increasingly interested in the ways in which the…

Savannah Music Festival announces super 2017 schedule

The 17-day Savannah Music Festival is so good from year to year that it’s easy to get complacent about the stellar lineups and uniformly excellent production values. Still, depending on your musical tastes, some years really do end up being…

PREVIEW-My Brightest Diamond @ Savannah Music Festival

From Kayne Lanahan- Founder, Savannah Stopover Music Festival: When the Savannah Music Festival announced their list of pop/rock shows in February, you might have heard me let out a little gasp when the last band, My Brightest Diamond, was announced.…

notes from the Savannah Music Festival

As I write this, we’re 10 days into the Savannah Music Festival, with a stellar lineup ahead for the final week. I had visions of writing a number of individual reviews by now, but work commitments and the cascade of…

Preview. Andrew Bird at The Lucas Theatre March 29th

Every year, Savannah Music Festival takes over the best venues in town and presents to you a shit ton of world-class music. As your tour-guide, I feel it is my duty to turn you on to some of the shows I…

a few of our Savannah Music Festival picks

The 17-day Savannah Music Festival got underway last night (3/24). For years now, the SMF has featured world-class performers and top-notch production values. Over time, the festival — which is heavy on classical, jazz, and other genres we don’t cover…

Savannah Music Festival adds 6 acts, including Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings and Drive-By Truckers

The Savannah Music Festival has added six new acts for 2016: Andrew Bird (with full band) – 7:30 p.m., 3/29, Lucas Theatre U.S. Marine Corps All Star Jazz Band – 2 p.m., 4/4, Trustees Theater – FREE Sharon Jones &…

So much music, so little time…Tom’s Best of 2015

Shut off the TV. Go to shows, listen to music, do stuff. Unlike this post, life is short. That’s how I finished my wrap up at the end of last year, and, well, I tried. I don’t really watch much…

Savannah Music Festival announces 2016 season lineup

The Savannah Music Festival‘s new website went live just a few moments ago, and of course that also means the 2016 lineup has now been made public. (Keep in mind that some rock and pop acts are typically added closer…

check out this arrangement of “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes” from the Savannah Music Festival’s Stringband Spectacular

Every year regular attendees rave about the Savannah Music Festival‘s Stringband Spectacular — it’s a culmination of the festival’s Acoustic Music Seminar — but the show still hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves. The problems might be that the performers…