Last week, just before Halloween, local musician Rachael Shaner was involved in a car accident. Fortunately, she’s physically OK, but along with damage to her car, she lost one of her most important possessions: the upright bass she plays at least six times a week at venues throughout the city to make her living.
As the spookiest time of year unveils its leathery wings to descend upon the world once more, Savannah’s own MusicFile Productions is gearing up for the holiday by hosting an All Hallows’ Eve Bash at Dollhouse Productions on Oct. 30.
Canadian singer and fiddler April Verch grew up steeped in the traditional string music of the Ottawa Valley. She began step dancing at the age of 3, picked up the fiddle at age 6 and honed her skills performing at community country dances.
Halloween is always a big night in downtown Savannah, and the 2015 celebration should be even bigger than usual since it falls on a Saturday night. There will surely be costumed revelers out and about on Friday night, too.