With root systems that feed from a half-dozen genres, from punk to jazz, from folk to electronica, Acollective stands tall as a singular tree in a forest of international indie bands trying to reach the sun.
Jerry Douglas, who's in town for a concert this week, has performed as part of the Savannah Music Festival five or six times. It's one of the Grammy-winning Dobro player's favorite recurring gigs.
Fort Morris State Historic Site will celebrate Native Americans and the American Revolution from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 31.
It's been a wild and wooly year for Pink Martini, the cocktail–cool, multi–lingual "retro" band from Portland, Oregon that's playing one of the most hotly–anticipated Savannah Music Festival shows this year.
Since 1988, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones have been one of America's most musically adventurous and consistently enjoyable instrumental bands.
With 14 entries ranging from a visit from "Death" to vengeful werewolves, the 2011 Statesboro Film Festival was an exciting evening for short-film lovers of all genres.
Renowned American Jazz trumpet play, conductor, composer and educator Jon Faddis will heat up the Emma Kelly stage Friday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m.
This is what I have always found so astonishing about Lyle Lovett: He writes these dry, witty, oddly literate songs like "Good Intentions" and "Creeps Like Me," and then turns around and destroys you with the most aching, devastating portraits of doomed love, like "L.A. County" and "She's Already Made Up Her Mind."
"How do I get to Tara Feis?" "Practice, kid. Practice!" For Maeve Flanagan, who sings and plays fiddle and tin whistle, a career in Irish music was inevitable. Her mother is Rose Flanagan, one of the founders of the all-female Irish music and dance group Cherish the Ladies. Young Maeve and her sister Bernadette (piano and bodhran) are part of the eight-member group Girsa (it's Gaelic for "young girls"), headlining the 2012 Tara Feis celebration ...
No pads, no helmets and no apologies: Rugby is not a game for the fainthearted. And yet it remains one of the most popular international pastimes of our modern history, spanning more than 200 years of trash-talking, mud-throwing and broken bones. Proudly continuing this tradition, The Savannah Shamrocks Rugby Club gathers more than 50 members each week to practice at Forsyth Park in preparation for the year's most anticipated event: The St. Patrick's Day Rugby ...
The Hinesville Downtown Farmers Market on Thursday debuted the spring market, which will run through March and April, a time when the market typically has not been available in the past.
Not since Lou Reed's Metal Machine Music has noise-as-art danced this close to the mainstream.
Grammy Award nominees The Fray and The Band Perry will headline Georgia Southern University's spring concert Friday, April 20 at Paulson Stadium.
Topping the Americana charts this week is the 30-track This One's For Him, a multi-artist tribute to Texas songwriting giant Guy Clark.
There's a simple trick to his comedy, Lewis Black believes. "My job seems to be to pick up the newspaper and read it to you," he says. "That's all I'm doing. A lot of this stuff you could do in the morning, on your own." Equal parts political commentator, silver-tongued comic and grouchy old man, Black has his own niche in contemporary American standup. If you're wondering, he has made it abundantly clear that he ...
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.
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