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Savannah Music Festival to offer live-stream options
SMF 2021

SAVANNAH, Ga. (May 14, 2021)  Savannah Music Festival (SMF) announced earlier today a series of free and low-cost livestream performances by acclaimed classical, jazz and American roots artists during the festival’s much-anticipated 2021 Spring Season on May 23-30.


All performances will be livestreamed, most free of charge. Both the May 27 Rodney Crowell concert and May 28 Amythyst Kiah / Jontavious Willis concert will be subject to a $10 livestream fee, and free to SMF donors and sponsors.


“We’re delighted to offer a range of livestream options, in addition to exceptional live performances in intimate settings with safety measures in place for this Spring Season,” said Savannah Music Festival Artistic Director Ryan McMaken. “We invite those not attending in person to enjoy the opportunity of viewing from home.” 


The following Savannah Music Festival performances will be available to livestream:


Sunday, May 23 at 7:30 pm – free livestream

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis


Tuesday, May 25 at 6 pm – free livestream

Performance Today’s “Piano Puzzler” with Bruce Adolphe and Fred Child

Wednesday, May 26 at 7:30 pm – free livestream

Ulysses Owens Jr.’s Generation Y / Camille Thurman & the Darrell Green Quartet


Thursday, May 27 at 5:30 pm – free livestream

David Finckel, cello & Wu Han, piano

Thursday, May 27 at 8 pm – $10 livestream

Rodney Crowell


Friday, May 28 at 7:30 pm – $10 livestream

Amythyst Kiah / Jontavious Willis

Saturday, May 29 at 3 pm – free livestream

Paul Huang, violin, and Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

Sunday, May 30 at 3 pm – free livestream

Jeremy Denk, piano


*Livestreams will be available at the published time of the event (Eastern time). Due to licensing implications, no on-demand or rebroadcast options are available. Additional livestream information is available at


Savannah Music Festival’s return to live, in-person performances will showcase nine high-quality concerts defined by a strong commitment to safety at two historic venues: the Metal  Building at Trustees’ Garden, located at 660 E. Broughton St., and Trinity United Methodist Church, located at 127 Barnard St. on Telfair Square. All live performances will be held in limited-capacity settings with masks and social distancing required.


Savannah Music Festival will host a Fall Season in October of 2021 and will return for a full festival season March 24 through April 9, 2022.



A leading nonprofit performing arts organization, Savannah Music Festival (SMF) is dedicated to presenting world-class celebrations of the musical arts by creating timeless and adventurous productions that stimulate arts education, foster economic growth and unite artists and audiences in Savannah. In addition to year-round music education and broadcast initiatives, SMF has produced one of the most distinctive multi-genre music festivals in the world for more than three decades. Hailed by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution as “one of the gleaming musical treasures of the Southeast'' and by the Toronto Star as “one of North America’s most distinctive musical events,” the Savannah Music Festival has featured more than 2,000 artists over the past three decades. The Spring 2021 festival will take place May 23-30 in intimate, socially distanced live and live-streamed performances in historic Savannah venues. For more information, visit

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