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.
"When all my dreams come true," goes one of Grace Adele's best tunes, "there'll be nothing to do ... but just to love you." It starts off as a dreamy ballad, but soon kicks into a galloping amalgam of Western Swing, bluegrass and rooty–toot vaudeville–style music.
Country singer Martina McBride, who rose to stardom in the late 1990s and has sold more than 14 million albums, will highlight the Independence Day concert on Fort Stewart.
UGLY RADIO REBELLION At 10 p.m. Saturday, June 23 Wormhole Bar, 2307 Bull St. If you take a moment to do the math, Ugly Radio Rebellion performs about 20 shows per year. We know this because 2012 marks the band's 10th anniversary, and this Wormhole date is a milestone: Show #200. It's something of a boutique band - URR plays, exclusively, the music of the late rock/jazz/eccentrico composer Frank Zappa. "There's two main types of ...
The fourth studio album from Raleigh's hard-living rock 'n' roll heroes, American Aquarium, is in the can and ready to be unleashed. Burn.Flicker.Die, produced by former Drive-By Trucker Jason Isbell, will likely be the one to inject singer/songwriter B.J. Barham and his electric North Carolina cowboys into the rich and fast-moving bloodstream that is Americana in America.
Comedian Greg Warren has been on a Savannah stage just once before. In February 2011, he performed at the Johnny Mercer Theatre with the "John Boy and Billy No Collar Comedy Tour," a spinoff of the popular syndicated redneck radio show.
After close to two decades as the go-to guy for gut-grilling fusion of gritty blues and witty rhymes, singer, rapper and guitarist Garrett Dutton - known to you and me as G. Love - went all the way back to his roots with the 2011 album Fixin' to Die.
DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND At 9 p.m. Thursday, June 14 (doors at 8 p.m.) Live Wire Music Hall, 307 W. River St. Tickets $13 advance, $15 day of show Here's how Gregory Davis, who's been playing trumpet in this New Orleans party band for 35 years, explains the DDBB musical philosophy: "It ends up being like a pot of gumbo - you drop in a little okra, drop in a little shrimp, you drop in ...
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Savannah tourism officials say recent numbers show that the average visitor for trips to the Georgia city is younger and that spending is up.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta's High Museum of Art invited three photographers to present their views of the American South, and the results - including slices of urban life, rural portraits and eroding marshlands - will be on display starting this weekend.
BEN PRESTAGE At 8 p.m. Thursday, June 7 Huc-a-Poos, 1213 U.S. 80, Tybee Island Back in Martin County, Florida, where I lived before moving to Savannah four years ago, we used to go out to hear Ben Prestage all the time. "I grew up in rural Florida, on a 14-mile-long dirt road, near the headwaters of the Everglades," he says in his online biography. "It was 7 miles either direction to the nearest paved road, ...
UGA Performing Arts Center announces 2012-2013 season Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia Performing Arts Center has announced the roster of artists for the 2012-2013 season. In making the announcement, Performing Arts Center Director George C. Foreman said, "This will be a year filled with incomparable performances, a truly magical season and one of the best in our 17-year history." One of the highlights of the 2012-2013 line-up will be a performance by world-renowned ...
Created just this year by the "full service entertainment company" O Ent., Inc., the Georgia Music Awards will honor "emerging talent" through public voting and a big awards show in Atlanta – June 16 at the Buckhead Theatre.
If there's any mojo left in the music business, this will become the year of Grace Potter and the Nocturnals.
The Association of U.S. Army of the Coastal Empire, soldiers, officers and supporters marked Flag Day and the Army's 238th birthday Friday. A cake-cutting ceremony was preceded by an AUSA golf tournament at Fort Stewart's Taylors Creek Golf Course that drew 91 soldiers and civilians.
The musical trio known as Ten Mile Creek, hailing from Claxton, may be fairly new to the local music scene. However, its members have an impressive 15 years of performance experience between them. Brendon Sapp, formerly of Stoneheart, and Dalton Hutcheson and ...
Hundreds are expected to descend upon eastern Liberty County this weekend to replicate the miles-long treks that many students of Dorchester Academy endured to get an education.
McIntosh County is adjacent both to Liberty County and the coastline. In 1777, three parishes made up Liberty county - St. John, St. James and St. Andrews. In 1793, St. Andrews was split off and made into McIntosh County.
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