Savannah Stopover Music Festival starts on Thursday. You can read about that in most of Do Savannah this week.
However, there are a number of concerts and live music in and around Savannah this weekend that aren’t Stopover. In case you’ve decided not to attend the annual indie-music festival, here are some other options for live music that are worthy of note.
Savannah Children’s Choir One Small Voice Awards: 7:30 p.m. March 7; Christ Church Episcopal 28 Bull St.: $25-$75; The SCC’s annual award singing the praises of unsung heroes, will honor Tak Argentinis and Mark Dana for their work with the 200 Club of the Coastal Empire, Zke Zimmerman for the 100 Black Men and L.O.V.E Mentors. Proceeds from the evening benefit the Savannah Children’s Choir’s mission of providing life changing opportunities for all children, regardless of family income.
NEEDTOBREATHE: 7 p.m. March 8; Johnny Mercer Theatre, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave.; $25-$125; savannahcivic.com; The American Christian rock band will be joined on their acoustic tour by singer/songwriter Matt Maeson.
Spring Broke: An Indie Rock Extravaganza: 4:20 p.m. March 8; Huc A Poos, 1213 U.S. Highway 80, Tybee Island; $5; brownpapertickets.com. Dip, Calico Vision, Summer Hymns, Mqqueen, Neighbor Lady, Eureka California, Hunger Anthem and Deep State will play an all-day indie-rock concert on Tybee. (This is has nothing to do with Stopover.)
Celtic Ceol Feis: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. March 9; Emmet Park, 4089 E. Bay St.; riverstreetsavannah.com. The rebirth of St. Patrick’s Day kick-off festival, Tara Feis, will now celebrate the beginning of Savannah’s Green Season with the Celtic Ceol Feis. Irish dancers and live music will litter the entire day.
Chloë Agnew: 7:30 p.m. March 9; Tybee Post Theatre, 10 Van Horne Ave.; $18-$22; tybeeposttheater.org; Chloë Agnew, singer, songwriter and actress from Dublin, is back on our stage alongside Irish tenor Dermot Kieran to kick off our St. Patrick’s Day fun. Along with for her Irish folk standards, she’ll also perform some of her newest music. Storytelling and songwriting are at the heart of her family-friendly show, so bring the kids and the grandparents and get into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit.
Park-Daffins: 7 p.m. March 9; American Legion Post 135 Ballroom, 1108 Bull St.; $25; ticketbud.com; The Park-Daffins will hold a benefit show for the nonprofit Wounded Warriors with special guest Regina Graham and Jason Salzer.
Legends of Hip-Hop: 8 p.m. March 9; Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave.; $47-$99; savannahcivic.com. Hip-hop legends Juvenile, Scarface, Too Short, DJ Quik, 8 Ball & MJG, Bun B and Pastor Troy are set to play.
Great Composers of The Baroque: The Women: 7 p.m. March 10; Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, 429 Abercorn St.; $20 general admission, $15 students and seniors; savannahbaroque.org. In honor of Women's History Month and International Women's Day, Savannah Baroque joyfully presents a program of outstanding vocal and instrumental works by women composers of the baroque era including Anna Bon, Francesca Caccini, Sophie Dussek, Isabella Leonarda, Mariana Martines and Barbara Strozzi.
Divas Redux: 4 p.m. March 10; Unitarian Universalist Church of Savannah, 311 E. Harris St.; $20; uusavannah.org. Three of Savannah’s finest vocalists, soprano Rebecca Flaherty, contralto Jaquelyn Hamilton and soprano Jillian Pashke Durant, will join forces to present "Divas Redux ….The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.” The theme is carried out through the characters and songs performed, with repertoire pulled from genres including country, jazz, rock, Broadway/show tunes, opera, and pop.
For King & Country: 7 p.m. March 10; Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave.; $25-$40; savannahcivic.com. The two-time GRAMMY award-winning duo fwill bring their acclaimed live show to audiences around the world with the announcement of their 2019 world tour, where they'll perform music from their third studio album, “Burn the Ships.”
Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles: 7:30 p.m. March 12; Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave.; $29-$70; savannahcivic.com. A Tribute to the Beatles presents The Best of Abbey Road Live. In celebration of the anniversary of the release of “Abbey Road,” Rain will bring the greatest hits to life in addition to all your early favorites.