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Joshua Peacock

"Empire of Sound"

Joshua Peacock is a writer and musician. He has been involved in music since the age of 5 and studied music theory, jazz and playwriting at the University of Iowa. He is an Online Content Producer for Savannah Morning News and a contributor to Do Savannah. You can contact him at joshua.peacock@savannahnow.com.

 

Punk legends Richie Ramone, Dwarves headed to The Jinx

28 Jun 2017

The Jinx is bringing more legendary punk bands to Savannah, continuing a bit of a motif set this year.

 

Empire of Sound: Fresh tunes from the Savannah scene

21 Jun 2017

Savannah’s well of talented musicians is seemingly always at work on a new album or project.

 

Strange things: Chicago psych-rockers Post Animal play El-Rocko

20 Jun 2017

The psychedelic rock band Post Animal has emerged out of the rich Chicago music scene in recent years, earning attention not only for their music, but also for an unexpected hit television show.

 

Wimps debut Seattle punk in Savannah for the first time

12 Jun 2017

Seattle’s Wimps are trading their rain-soaked homestead for the sunny south, touring their own tongue-in-cheek punk through the region for the first time.

 

1/2 Way to A.U.R.A. Fest showcases eight bands in two venues

05 Jun 2017

Coastal Rock Productions is supplementing a cutback in its standard monthly concerts with a single-day, roaming five-hour concert featuring eight bands ranging in styles from metalcore to indie rock — all topped off with booze, burritos and ice cream.

 

Charleston’s Dangermuffin returns to Tybee, their home away from home

05 Jun 2017

Charleston’s Dangermuffin makes a return trip to the region June 9, bringing their usual easygoing sound, a new band member and a brand-new album with them.

 

Indie rocker Eef Barzelay returns to Savannah for intimate performance

29 May 2017

Throughout a storied, nigh three-decade career, Eef Barzelay has marched to his own beat, pushing aside industry tropes to forge an unorthodox path built on a bedrock of solid songwriting.

 

Blake Rainey brings variety of influences to three-night stand in Savannah

23 May 2017

Atlanta’s Blake Rainey is returning to Savannah for three shows the first week of June, and bringing with him a new set of tunes as well as his full band.

 

Ying Yang Twins bring rare tour to Savannah’s Elan

22 May 2017

Savannah is on the short list of a rare tour from Southern hip-hop giants Ying Yang Twins, as the Atlanta group has re-emerged in the music world after several dormant years.

 

Savannah authors tout new books at Seersucker Live’s Freefall Episode

16 May 2017

The Freefall Episode of Seersucker Live will be one of the local literary group’s more unique shows.

 

Sunglow says goodbye to Savannah with massive, 'selfishly curated' show

15 May 2017

Bookending his farewell-for-now tour through his hometown, Savannah musician Daniel Lynch will close out a major chapter in his life with one last show.

 

Empire of Sound: House Show For One video series highlights musicians in their own spaces

08 May 2017

On a balmy Tuesday in late April, my photography buddy Peterson Worrell and I rolled down to Tybee to be rare additional attendees for a House Show For One filming.

 

Dad Joke, Cray Bags close Savannah chapter with Weekendmania

08 May 2017

The seasons are shifting within the Savannah music community as promotional outfit Dad Joke and one of the city’s most recognizable punk bands, Cray Bags, close a chapter on their time in the scene.

 

SUSTO returns to Savannah with new album

02 May 2017

SUSTO, an export of Charleston, S.C., is returning to Savannah after a highly successful year and with a new album in tow.

 

Japan’s pop-punk band Shonen Knife brings USA Ramen Adventure Tour to Savannah

24 Apr 2017

International pop-punk royalty Shonen Knife is returning to Savannah to not only play, but also find our town’s best Ramen dish.

 

Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue continues performance evolution

17 Apr 2017

Over the last four years, the Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue has grown from a group of rag-tag, DIY dancers into a professional strip-tease troupe with more than just skin to share.

 

Folk singer Kath Bloom makes Savannah debut

12 Apr 2017

Kath Bloom is one of those singer-songwriters whose three decades worth of work has acted as a bedrock of influence for folk musicians over the years.

 

Review: Savannah Music Festival is overall educational and endearing

10 Apr 2017

The 28th annual Savannah Music Festival was a global experience, an education with high production value and unique performances, all delivered by some of the most talented living musicians the world over.

 

Empire of Sound: Tune in to WRUU, Savannah’s new community radio station

10 Apr 2017

Savannah finally has a community radio station! WRUU 107.5 FM Savannah Soundings is live on the radio now.

 

Sister Hazel brings decades of music to Savannah’s Stage on Bay

10 Apr 2017

For more than 20 years, Sister Hazel has churned out albums, toured the world, hosted unique events and dented the Billboard charts with their own particular rock ’n’ roll, and all with the same core group of musicians.

 

Review: A lesson in Brazilian music with masters Hermeto Pascoal and Danilo Brito

10 Apr 2017

I have to admit, I chose to review this concert not because I had a tremendous wealth of knowledge about Brazilian music, but rather because I didn’t.

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