Do Savannnah

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


Savannah Stopover releases full lineup for year seven

17 Jan 2017

The 2017 edition of the Savannah Stopover Music Festival is shaping up to be yet another great year of discovering your favorite new band.


Paleface returns to Savannah

16 Jan 2017

Paleface might not be a household name, but after nearly three decades in the music industry, his impact and importance is undeniable.


Thursday Night Opry brings big lineup of singers/songwriters to Trinity

11 Jan 2017

Trinity United Methodist Church has solidified itself as a premier music venue in Savannah after opening its sanctuary several years ago to regular concerts and events.


WRUU Savannah Soundings hosts fundraising party to get on the air

09 Jan 2017

A true community radio station is on the brink of becoming a reality after years of planning and work from several dedicated local volunteers.


Baroness holds onto Savannah roots with Grammy-nominated 'Shock Me'

21 Dec 2016

Baroness, a progressive metal band born in Savannah, has earned a 2017 Grammy nomination, an unexpected achievement in their evolving music career.


Empire of Sound: Nightingale News releases long-awaited ‘Bell Rope’

19 Dec 2016

This is in part an album review and in part a thank-you note. Since this is a column on which my face appears, I bear the right to opine.


All-ages show brings Solomon’s Ghost, Awaken the Dawn back to stage

13 Dec 2016

For two regional metal bands, the all-ages Coastal Rock Productions show Dec. 16 at The Space Station, a new extension of Starlandia Creative Supply, will be a bit of a double reunion.


Zach Deputy plays rare hometown show at Savannah’s Southbound Brewing

12 Dec 2016

Zach Deputy, a Savannah-born multi-instrumentalist, is one of the many musicians and bands who have earned a national following after getting their start in the Lowcountry.


Goodies in store for sold-out Homegrown Holiday Hoedown

07 Dec 2016

This year, the sixth annual Homegrown Holiday Hoedown sold out earlier than it ever has.


Savannah school brings ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’ to life

06 Dec 2016

Esther F. Garrison School of Visual and Performing Arts is pairing more than 40 middle-school kids with several local professional musicians to premiere a powerful holiday opera.


Empire of Sound: Graveface Records begins charitable sales initiative

30 Nov 2016

Ryan Graveface is trying to restore balance to the force in his business dealings through creative marketing strategies paired with basic human decency.


Dylan LeBlanc to take stage at The Jinx upon return to Savannah

29 Nov 2016

Singer-songwriter Dylan LeBlanc is probably hoping for a more serene return visit to Savannah as he tours his latest and best album to date this fall.


Armstrong Masquers tackle Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’

29 Nov 2016

The Armstrong State University Masquers theater troupe continues its celebration of William Shakespeare with one of the Bard’s most popular comedies, “The Taming of the Shrew.”


Empire of Sound: The three-legged stool of the Savannah Music Festival

17 Nov 2016

During my conversation with Savannah Music Festival artistic director Rob Gibson, we broached a number of topics, most of which I was unable to squeeze into a story on the lineup announcement. 


JEA honors legendary tenor Richard Tucker

16 Nov 2016

The Jewish Educational Alliance in Savannah will honor legendary operatic tenor Richard Tucker with a free program presented by his son, Dr. David Tucker.


Savannah Music Festival chooses another diverse lineup of talent for 2017

15 Nov 2016

For 17 days in March and April, eight venues across Savannah’s Historic District will host more than 80 musical performances ranging from rock to classical.


Music with a Mission continues with Hospice Savannah benefit concert

09 Nov 2016

First Presbyterian Church’s Music with a Mission concert series continues Nov. 13 with an event to benefit Hospice Savannah.


Athens’ Mothers makes return voyage to Savannah

09 Nov 2016

Mothers at Wild Wing Cafe was one of the must-see shows at this year’s Savannah Stopover Music Festival. Stopover’s parent company, MusicFile Productions, is bringing the group back for a second Savannah hit Nov. 12 at The Jinx.


Asheville’s Bask takes on El-Rocko Lounge

08 Nov 2016

No strangers to the Hostess City, Asheville, N.C.-based Bask is returning to Savannah for the first time as headliners and with some fresh music in their proverbial quiver.


Timely ‘Desdemona’ opens at Armstrong State University

07 Nov 2016

For their next production, the Armstrong Masquers are tackling a contemporary play that borrows characters from a classic and spotlights sometimes excruciating truths highly relevant in our society today, all with painful humor.


Coastal Jazz Association seeks to capture stories of city’s rich music history for new exhibit

02 Nov 2016

Savannah’s jazz history is one of the least explored and most under-represented facets of our city’s rich timeline. 


Savannah Philharmonic raises funds for the future with ‘Four Hands and a Steinway’ concert

01 Nov 2016

When the Savannah Philharmonic plans concerts and events, they rarely do so without a little bit of awe included in the programming.