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.
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.
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.
"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.
Historically attired interpreters passionate about their subject brought Sunbury's Civil War history to life Saturday at Fort Morris State Historic Site in Sunbury. The site is well-known for its Colonial and Revolutionary War history, but the war that tore apart the nation and families from 1861-65 also impacted Sunbury's small community.
Based upon the Israeli series "Prisoners of War," Showtime's American spy thriller "Homeland" is in its third season and has the green light for a 12-episode fourth season, set to premiere in 2014.
Skidaway Marine Science Day 2013 will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, on the campus of the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography at the north end of Skidaway Island.
SAVANNAH - Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks will speak at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at Trustees Theater in a special appearance sponsored by the Savannah Book Festival.
Judging categories have been announced for the 10th annual Blues and BBQ Festival, which will be from 2-11:30 p.m. Saturday in downtown Hinesville.
Tickets for the previously announced Pig and Oyster Roast are "no longer available," but there's still plenty of room for music fans at the inaugural Revival Fest, a tuneful celebration of indie Americana Saturday, Sept. 14 on the grounds of the Georgia State Railroad Museum.
The second annual sweet-tea tasting competition is set for 2:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, during the 10th annual Blues and BBQ festival in downtown Hinesville.
The Savannah Craft Brew Festival was hatched in part by Visit Savannah and other interested parties in order to create an event to bring in visitors and promote activity during the Labor Day weekend.
The sixth annual Labor Day Beach Bash Sunday is free and features ocean breezes, live music and fireworks from the Tybee Pier and Pavilion.
STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center has announced the 2013-14 season, including tributes to Johnny Cash and Patti Page, Broadway performances, the Moscow Festival Ballet and more.
In Marvel Comics' Thor movies, Jaimie Alexander plays a mythological warrior who fights alongside her amply-muscled sweetie, the titular Norse superhero. In The Last Stand, Alexander takes down a Mexican drug cartel, standing shoulder to shoulder with none other than Arnold Schwarzenegger. She wears a badge, carries a gun and blows lots of stuff up.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. – Arggghhhh! Swashbucklers, wenches, and scallywags of all ages will converge on Tybee Island, an island 20 minutes east of Savannah, for the 9th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest on Oct. 10-13.
very once in a while, the creative team at the Savannah Theatre just has to shake things up.
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