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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


Savannah Music Festival: Daily top picks

22 Mar 2017

Do columnist Joshua Peacock offers his top picks for the Savannah Music Festival from March 23-April 8. 


Savannah Music Festival: The Avett Brothers back with new album in tow

21 Mar 2017

The Avett Brothers are excited to play the Savannah Music Festival again, after selling out shows in 2011 and 2014.


Savannah Music Festival: ‘Brahms vs. Tchaikovsky’ highlights composers’ rift with multimedia concert

21 Mar 2017

Johannes Brahms and Pyotr Tchaikovsky were contemporaries, masters of symphonic music who held each other’s work in the worst of regards.


Savannah Music Festival: Week 1 at a glance

20 Mar 2017

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Empire of Sound: Savannah Music Festival a global beacon of unity

21 Mar 2017

Into its 28th season, the Savannah Music Festival is yet again bringing to our fair city some of the greatest living musicians and world-class stylings for perhaps one of the most unique music festivals in the United States.


Empire of Sound: Trinity sanctuary shows, local bands and new discoveries highlight 2017 Savannah Stopover

13 Mar 2017

Every year, Savannah Stopover Music Festival features a wide range of up-and-coming bands, and every year there is at least one band — often many more than that — audiences are sure to fall in love with.


Savannah Stopover: Unique venues for secret shows, charity partners new for 2017 festival

07 Mar 2017

The seventh iteration of Savannah Stopover is tackling a new model that might become the standard for the annual indie music festival.


Empire of Sound: Savannah Stopover Music Festival the best part of March

07 Mar 2017

There is a small but growing contingent of people in and around Savannah for whom March is one of the best months of the year, but not for anything related to the Irish.


Savannah Stopover: Psychedelic garage rock titans JEFF the Brotherhood hit The Jinx

07 Mar 2017

Nashville, Tenn., is increasingly becoming the former home of country music and the new birthplace of really great rock ’n’ roll.


Savannah Stopover: Alt-rock goes old-school with Walker Lukens’ soulful tenor

07 Mar 2017

Walker Lukens is a vocal juggernaut whose soulful tenor helms an old-school rock ’n’ roll band influenced by a range of musical styles.


Savannah Stopover: Allison Crutchfield trades guitar for synthesizers in solo debut

01 Mar 2017

Allison Crutchfield’s journey from fronting punk/garage rock bands into a burgeoning solo pop career was a slow and steady process that culminated in her debut solo studio album “Tourist in This Town,” released on the venerated Merge Records this year.


Savannah Stopover: Rock ’n’ roller Ezra Furman in a musical transition

01 Mar 2017

Ezra Furman’s show at Savannah Stopover will be a rare solo showcase for the tenured rock ’n’ roller who’s in the midst of a musical transition.


Savannah Stopover: CUSSES returns with brazen, hard-hitting rock ’n’ roll

01 Mar 2017

CUSSES put an emphatic exclamation on their return to Savannah in early February, headlining a boisterous live show for the first time in over a year at The Jinx.


Perennial punk bands Agent Orange, The Queers, Guttermouth take over The Jinx

20 Feb 2017

Three tenured titans of punk rock are hitting Savannah’s home to punk and metal, The Jinx, for a colossal one-night stand on Feb. 27.


Savannah Book Festival: Dan Slater’s ‘Wolf Boys’ shines new light on war on drugs

15 Feb 2017

A story seemingly etched out for Hollywood, Dan Slater’s “Wolf Boys” is the extraordinarily true story of two American teenagers’ work as assassins for a deadly Mexican drug cartel, as well as the law enforcement agent who hunts them.


Savannah Book Festival: The late Pat Conroy leaves behind personal thoughts in ‘A Lowcountry Heart’

15 Feb 2017

When Donald Patrick “Pat” Conroy, a giant of Southern literature, passed away in March 2016 after a bout with pancreatic cancer, his fans flooded the internet with praise for his work and dismay at his death.


Savannah Book Festival: More 2017 authors at a glance

15 Feb 2017

Take a look at our second week of Savannah Book Festival authors at a glance.


A.U.R.A. hits downtown Savannah with largest fest yet

13 Feb 2017

The All Underground Rock All Day (A.U.R.A.) Fest returns Feb. 18 with one of its most ambitious lineups to date.


Savannah Book Festival: Jonathan Rabb tackles Savannah in latest novel

08 Feb 2017

There are two stories in the history of the world: Stranger comes to town, or someone leaves on a quest,” Jonathan Rabb said. 


Savannah Book Festival: Thomas Dolby shares a life intersecting technology and art

08 Feb 2017

Thomas Dolby has spent his life and career at the vanguard of technology, exploring new electronic and synthetic worlds through his art.


Savannah’s CUSSES anxious to get back to it after year-long hiatus

07 Feb 2017

Savannah-born hard-rock trio CUSSES needed some time and distance. In November 2015, they played a sort of farewell show, with the caveat that it was not the end of the band.


COEDS celebrate three years with all-ages birthday party

06 Feb 2017

Three years ago, a fierce foursome of tenured Savannah musicians joined forces for a new garage rock, power-punk band.