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Catching up with the crew: We talk top acts, tired feet and a little drama at this year’s Savannah Stopover

16 Mar 2016

After a whirlwind three days running around downtown listening to practically non-stop music from 100+ bands, Do caught up with Savannah Stopover’s crew as they wound down their festival work. 

 

South by Midwest: The happiest time of the year

10 Mar 2016

I know many folks who anticipate the start of Savannah Stopover much like others await Christmas morning.

 

Music lovers from around the nation continue to latch onto Savannah Stopover

09 Mar 2016

Each year as we near time for Savannah Stopover, I never know what I will find when I walk into the MusicFile Productions office on Barnard Street near Ellis Square.  

 

And the Kids turn to each other to make beautiful music

09 Mar 2016

And the Kids, an indie band from Northhampton, Mass., is kind of difficult to describe — and that might be one of their biggest strengths.

 

Lucette: Classic country from a young songwriter

09 Mar 2016

From the first note you hear Lucette sing, you know you’re in for a history lesson. She channels the heyday of country music with every phrase, every word, every syllable. It’s real country music — no artificial twang and not one mention of a pickup truck.

 

Opening night headliner Ra Ra Riot will kick off Stopover with high energy

09 Mar 2016

Savannah Stopover will kick off at 6 p.m. March 12 at Ships of the Sea’s North Garden with Sun Club, Savannah’s own Breakers and headliners Ra Ra Riot.  

 

Brother/sister duo, The Fontaines, brings ‘new-wop’ sound to Stopover

09 Mar 2016

The Fontaines are a brother-and-sister duo from Los Angeles who will be bringing their doo-wop sound to Savannah Stopover. Charlotte Fontaine explains the band’s new-wave-meets-doo-wop journey.

 

NYC's Porches will submerse Stopover audience in new sounds

09 Mar 2016

It’s only March, but Porches’ recent release, “Pool,” may already be one of the best records of the year. 

 

Virginia's No BS! Brass Band will share the funk with Savannah

09 Mar 2016

There’s something special about vinyl. It engages the listener and creates motion, contrasting the digital age of music where a computer sits in a corner nonchalantly spinning tunes. 

 

Capsula: A favorite Stopover import pays tribute to David Bowie

09 Mar 2016

When it comes to interviews, conversations far surpass a simple Q&A, and that is exactly what I had with Coni Duchess from Capsula. 

 

Guitar pop duo Diet Cig brings infectious, youthful enthusiasm to Stopover

09 Mar 2016

It takes bottled lightning to go from your first house show to recording your debut EP mere weeks later to immediately striking out on a national tour, but Diet Cig possesses that volatile, crackling energy.

 

Brooklyn duo PWR BTTM embraces imperfection to get the audience on its feet

09 Mar 2016

The rambunctious rock duo known as PWR BTTM makes their first visit to Stopover and Savannah this year. 

 

Austin-based Mobley summons the magic in music

09 Mar 2016

Anthony Watkins II has been writing songs since getting a guitar at age 16. 

 

Des Ark meets intersection of folky and anthemic at Stopover

03 Mar 2016

“Everything Dies,” the latest album with the latest version of Des Ark, was released on Savannah’s own Graveface label. It’s an album that exists at the intersection of folky and anthemic.

 

Sydney Eloise & The Palms step straight out of the '70s and into Stopover

03 Mar 2016

From the font to the faux-retro quality of the photograph, the cover for “Faces,” the debut album from Sydney Eloise & The Palms, looks like it was pulled straight off a 1970s LP. 

 

Damon and the 'Kickers: Savannah stalwarts lead rebellion against fake country pop

03 Mar 2016

It’s not hard to see Damon and the Sh!tkickers live in Savannah. They offer up their local brand of outlaw country regularly at The Jinx, and seem to end up somewhere on the weekly soundboard more often than not.

 

Wet Socks: Expect 'Georgia peach fuzz' from high-energy Savannah duo

03 Mar 2016

From the very first chord you hear Wet Socks play, you have a pretty clear idea of what the band has to offer. 

 

Triathalon: Savannah group's latest album brings a more mellow sound

03 Mar 2016

Triathalon is only a few months past releasing their second full-length album, “Nothing Bothers Me,” but already they’re looking ahead.

 

Garden Giant: Young Savannah band plans to focus on recording after Stopover

03 Mar 2016

Local band Garden Giant rose from a successful Craigslist connection after drummer Luis Salazar met his match with bass player Brad Shields. 

 

Miquel Moure: ‘Music is stories in movement’ to this Savannah group

03 Mar 2016

“I want to make music people can be a part of,” says Isaac Enen, lead singer and guitarist of Miquel Moure. 

 

Curbdogs: Savannah natives get in the groove at Stopover

03 Mar 2016

Curbdogs have no pedigree. Their sound is not easily recognizable and they do not fall under any specific genre.

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