Savannah Stopover Festival Announces More Artists Including Chelsea Light Moving (Featuring Thurston Moore) VietNam, PUJOL & Fossil Collective
March 7th- 9th, 2013 Savannah, GA
Savannah Stopover’s 2013 Lineup Includes
of Montréal, The Whigs, Merchandise, Mac DeMarco, Ducktails, Jonathan Toubin’s Soul Clap & Dance Off, Dent May, Delicate Steve, Ambassadors,Turbo Fruits, Snowmine,The Last Bison, Ben Sollee, Ponderosa, Country Mice, Cheyenne Mize, Filligar, Bronze Radio Return, Royal Canoe, Sean Bones, Yip Deceiver, Levek, Calvin Love, Henry Wagons, You Won’t, Field Report, The People’s, Temple, this mountain, Christopher Paul Stelling, Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires, William Tyler, Jacco Gardner, Mercies, Pree, Mobley, Chris Cohen, Shark?, Sun Club, The Wild Feathers, We Can’t Enjoy Ourselves, Chelsea Light Moving (Featuring Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, VietNam, The Coathangers, Alex Bleeker & The Freaks, PUJOL, The Suzan, Single Mothers, Hunters, Young Buffalo, The Dunwells, Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes, Road Kill Ghost Choir, Moon King, Naomi Punk, Fine Peduncle, Blessed Feathers, Heyrocco, Little Tybee, Talk Normal
About Savannah Stopover Music Festival
Created in 2011 by MusicFile Productions, a Georgia based LLC; Savannah Stopover is a three-day music festival that takes place the weekend prior to SXSW in Savannah’s famed historic district. Dates for the 2013 Festival are March 7th – March 9th. Visit the official Savannah Stopover site for all the details.
Savannah Stopover Music
Over 70 bands, most of which are en route to SXSW, will fill Savannah’s clubs and venues with the best up and coming acts. Bands have been hand-curated across multiple genres to represent an ideal microcosm of emerging excellence. Highlights include of Montreal, Chelsea Light Moving (featuring Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth), The Whigs, Merchandise, Mac DeMarco, Ducktails, Dent May, Turbo Fruits and dozens more.
Savannah Stopover Hospitality
Savannah is nicknamed “The Hostess City” for good reason. Bands are treated to the best in Southern food, drink, merriment and hospitality and given the opportunity to stay in local Savannah homes. Biscuits and gravy for breakfast is not out of the question! Festivalgoers get to immerse themselves in the shamelessly social mayhem of the South’s most beautiful, vibrant and creative small city.
Savannah Stopover Special Events
Opening Night: Savannah is home to SCAD- the Savannah College of Art and Design- one of the nation’s most prestigious art schools. SCAD students, along with countless other area students and artists, create band posters for each Stopover band. The artwork will be showcased at an opening night art party and concert featuring The Last Bison on March 7th.
of Montreal Concert In The Park: Savannah Stopover, in Partnership with Visit Savannah, is hosting a free concert in the city’s historic Forsyth Park, featuring Athens, GA legends of Montreal on Friday night, March 8th.
Soul Clap and Dance Off: The festival goes retro on Saturday night March 9th with Jonathan Toubin’s legendary New York Night Train Soul Clap & Dance Off, spinning rare 60’s soul on 45-RPM vinyl.
Savannah Stopover Fun
Savannah’s open container laws make it one of only a few places in the U.S. where merriment takes to the streets. This year’s festival will include the now infamous late night DJ after parties in the Artist Lounge, afternoon stages with beer, bar-b-cue and sliders and many more special events to be announced. In Savannah, you’re never more than a short walk or Pedicab ride away from your next musical adventure.