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Unplugged: Savannah Music Festival, Southbound team up for special brew, Mipso concert

13 Feb 2018

There are a lot of promising young Americana bands out there, but you only have to listen to a few songs by Mipso to understand why the Chapel Hill, N.C.-based foursome is attracting so many fans.


Unplugged: New venues hold great promise for Savannah Music Festival, future events

15 Nov 2017

The Savannah Music Festival unveiled its impressive 2018 lineup last week, suggesting the fest might be going in some interesting directions.


Unplugged: Another year, another perspective on Spoleto vs. Savannah Music Fest

14 Jun 2017

Like many other Savannahians, I head to Charleston for at least a day each year for Spoleto Festival USA. 


Review: Justin Townes Earle offers up originals steeped in tradition at acoustic Savannah Music Fest show

11 Apr 2017

April 7 saw acclaimed singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle stride onto the stage at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum for his second appearance in five years at the esteemed Savannah Music Festival.


Review: Sanam Marvi brings a night of exhilarating Pakistani acoustic music to Savannah

11 Apr 2017

The intimate confines of the Charles H. Morris Center played host to one of the top exponents of traditional Sufi music in the world courtesy of the Savannah Music Festival.


Review: Savannah Music Festival is overall educational and endearing

10 Apr 2017

The 28th annual Savannah Music Festival was a global experience, an education with high production value and unique performances, all delivered by some of the most talented living musicians the world over.


Review: A lesson in Brazilian music with masters Hermeto Pascoal and Danilo Brito

10 Apr 2017

I have to admit, I chose to review this concert not because I had a tremendous wealth of knowledge about Brazilian music, but rather because I didn’t.


Top picks: Tattoos, music and parades with Do Savannah and The Bridge

05 Apr 2017

Do editor Heather Henley joins Renee LaSalle and Courtney Cole on WSAV's "The Bridge" to preview the best the weekend has to offer. 


Savannah Music Festival: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra to perform all Rachmaninov program with pianist Stephen Hough

04 Apr 2017

An all-Rachmaninov program will be presented April 8 by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. This will be the ASO’s 12th consecutive performance at the Savannah Music Festival.


Savannah Music Festival: The Wood Brothers to close out 17-day fest with a party

04 Apr 2017

All good things must come to an end. But the Savannah Music Festival is going out in style April 8 with a sold-out closing night party starring The Wood Brothers.


Savannah Music Festival: Justin Townes Earle sharpens own style while echoing the past

04 Apr 2017

Justin Townes Earle was born under the shadow of two great American roots music icons, but has emerged with a distinctive voice in the Americana revival of the 2000s.


Unplugged: Magical, unscripted moments at Savannah Music Festival

04 Apr 2017

The second week of the Savannah Music Festival offered some extraordinary moments.


Review: Wunderkind Sarah Jarosz, legendary Richard Thompson well-matched at SMF

04 Apr 2017

April 2 saw the Savannah Music Festival present a somewhat unlikely — yet superbly well-matched — double bill of acoustic-based songwriting at the Lucas Theatre.


Empire of Sound: Notes from a music junkie at Savannah Music Festival

03 Apr 2017

Over the last week, I caught 11 Savannah Music Festival concerts and three rock shows around town, and still managed to miss a lot of really great music. 


Review: Savannah Music Fest's Swing Central Jazz Finale proves future is in good hands

03 Apr 2017

The Swing Central Jazz Finale has become a highlight of the Savannah Music Festival. This year was no exception. The young bloods and the old bloods came to play.


Top picks: Savannah Music Fest continues, plus theater and more with The Bridge

29 Mar 2017

Do editor Heather Henley joins Kim Gusby and Renee LaSalle on WSAV's "The Bridge" to preview the best the weekend has to offer.