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.
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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.