The sixth of Robert and Avie Lee Parton's 12 children, Stella Parton was born and raised in tiny Sevierville, Tenn., between the Smoky Mountains and the Little Pigeon Forge River.
THE SUEX EFFECT At 8 p.m. Thursday, July 26 Molly Maguire's, 216 Johnny Mercer Blvd. First of all, it's not pronounced SOO-EX; that's urban slang for a particular sexual act, which we're not going to go into detail about here. The band name sounds like this: The SWAY Effect. That's a precise and punctual description of what people tend to do when the band is playing. It could be the groove effect, or the dance ...
North Carolina's Corrosion of Conformity became an exalted member of the world's metal hierarchy by doing exactly that: Conforming to absolutely nothing expected of them.
Freshly signed to prestigious New West Records, the Atlanta-based rock 'n' roll band Ponderosa will play Telfair Square Sept. 1 as part of the annual Midnight Garden Run. The Savannah Stopover is producing the concert.
The South Carolina Christian rock band Needtobreathe has been added to 2012's already-impressive marquee at the Johnny Mercer Theatre.
Some of today's most alluring pop music is made by independent artists, working at home and layering sound upon sound until they've created something bigger than themselves. Until it sounds cool.
It wasn't so long ago that a Tuesday night in Savannah was guaranteed to be laid back, maybe more laid back than you'd like even ---considering the whole venturing out for a good time thing. Okay maybe this was nearly a decade ago, but Tuesday is Tuesday and summer is summer.
JACK WILLIAMS At 8 p.m. Friday, July 20 Randy Wood Guitars, 1304 US 80, Bloomingdale. $20 The Pickin' Parlor at Randy's place welcomes back a frequent visitor. Williams, whom the late Mickey Newbury once called "a national treasure," is a more-than-accomplished acoustic picker with a distinctive style, a vocalist with deep-woods gravitas, and - best of all - a raconteur and onstage storyteller who can leave you weeping, or doubled up with laughter. He was ...
Calling all Candy Girls: Celebrating 20 years in the biz, the R&B vocal group New Edition - reunited and back at fighting weight - will perform Sept. 30 in the Johnny Mercer Theatre.
Things are heating up for the Savannah Folk Music Society, starting with the July 6 "First Friday for Folk Music" concert at First Presbyterian Church.
BEAR FIGHT! With Lazr/Wulf and Manray At 11 p.m. Friday, July 6 The Jinx, 127 W. Congress St. The Black Sabbath influence comes through (very) loud and clear on Gnarmageddon, the debut CD by this young, Savannah-based heavy-rock aggregate. Matt Collett, Jeff Hinely, Lee Vallier, Christian Mosely and Colin Motlagh have all been on the Savannah band scene for years - see if these names ring a bell: Hyaena, Casual Kill, Amicalola, The Gray Area, ...
Tyler Hilton entered the national consciousness via the TV series One Tree Hill, on the old WB network. For nine seasons (with a break in the middle), he played the arrogant wise-ass musician Chris Keller, who sang memorable duets with Bethany Joy Lenz' Haley (among other things).
Edwin McCain scored his one and only big hit in 1998 with "I'll Be," an optimistic and heartfelt love ballad. It's one of the most-played songs at weddings all over the country.
As people gear up to celebrate the nation's birthday, local residents have events on both ends of the county to look forward to in the days leading up to the Fourth of July holiday.
It's T–minus zero for the CBGB movie, which began shooting June 25 at Meddin Studios. The nightclub facade, famous awning and all, has been erected on Congress Street.
California's groove-heavy Greyboy Allstars will headline SCAD's "New Alumni Concert" Friday, May 31 in Forsyth Park. The jazz/funk band, formed 10 years ago by DJ Andreas Stevens and tenor sax player Karl ...
This summer, two "swamp ghosts" will vacation at Wild Adventures Theme Park.
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