The first time The Band Perry played Savannah was to open for Tim McGraw. My, how things have changed. On March 7, Kimberly, Neil and Reid Perry will return as the headliners of their own “We Are Pioneers World Tour 2014” — not bad for a homegrown brother/sister act.
Norma Jean, like most bands, isn’t seeking the labels it is sometimes left with. While the label metalcore is at the forefront of this band’s description, with album titles such as “Redeemer,” it’s hard to ignore that their beliefs are a part of the music.
At 7 p.m. Feb. 21, Ben Tucker will be remembered anew when the Spelman College Jazz Ensemble is featured in a tribute concert that will, fittingly, take place at the Lutheran Church of the Ascension on Wright Square.
Kristen Blodgette can’t wait to get to Savannah to judge the American Traditions Competition. “I love working with singers,” she says. “I do that for a living and I really enjoy encouraging them. I try to let them know what a wonderful business this is and show them how to fulfill their dreams.”
Being creative is cool again. Not that it ever lost its cool, but it will be more evident when The Wormhole hosts its first “creative industry night” as part of the First Friday Art March offical after party.
There are circumstances, situations and mutual passions that bind as humans. Especially for musicians. Take for instance, a band that has reached a place in its journey which has no current future, but does have a new album and a record release party. How do you manage the proceeds for a parting group?
If you haven’t been hibernating under a secluded rock somewhere, you should now be well aware that this month marks the 50th anniversary of the debut appearance of four charismatic, mop-headed young Brits on the Ed Sullivan Show.