Since we're less than 5 weeks from the start of the 2018 Savannah Stopover Music Festival, there's a lot of news to keep up with! From Festival updates to band news, the amount of information can be overwhelming! To help you keep track of all of this information, we put together these weekly news digests.
The Schedule is Out!
We released the full schedule for the 2018 Savannah Stopver Music Festival! Powered by Sched, you can visit the schedule page on our website from your computer or phone and build your personal Savannah Stopover schedule! Make sure you add all the bands you want to see!
Jack Daniels, Jack Fire and El Jimador
We are excited to welcome the Brown-Forman family of products back to Savannah Stopover for 2018. Look for great cocktails featuring Jack Daniels, Jack Fire and El Jimador Tequila at your favorite Stopover venue throughout the festival! Bartenders might even have a few special Stopover-exclusive recipes up their sleeves! Make sure to ask for these great brands as you hop from venue to venue.
Bat Fangs named Stereogum's 'Album of the Week'
Those who saw Ex Hex at Savannah Stopover 2014 likely have bassist Betsy Wright's new project Bat Fangs on their 2018 itinerary. If you missed that show though, you might want to check out this article from Stereogum calling the new Bat Fangs record Franchises their Album of the Week. After reading it, make note that Bat Fangs plays Saturday 3/10 at 11pm at The Jinx.
Caroline Rose Track Among NPR's 'Songs We Love'
Caroline Rose's latest track "Getting to Me" got an extensive write-up from NPR this week. Hit the link to read why NPR's Brittney McKenna loves the track and give it a listen above. Don't miss Caroline Rose's Stopover performance Friday 3/9 at Ships of the Sea as part of the New West Records 20th Anniversary Showcase.
New West/Normaltown Records & Friends Showcase
El-Rocko Lounge will host the second of three label showcases at the 2018 Savannah Stopover Music Festival on Saturday 3/10. Come by for an afternoon filled with music from bands on New West Records and Normaltown Records plus some friends! The line-up includes White Violet, former Sugar-member David Barbe's new project (with members of New Madrid), DEGA, Wild Moccasins and The Nude Party.
2pm - White Violet
3pm - David Barbe & Inward Ebb Dream
4pm - DEGA
5pm - Wild Moccasins
6pm - The Nude Party
New of Montreal Video
Saturday night headliners at Ships of the Sea, of Montreal, have released the first video from their forcoming album White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood. Check out the video for “Paranoiac Intervals/Body Dysmorphia.”
Zeshan B on PBS
If Zeshan B is not yet on your radar, watch this profile of the Chicago-based singer from PBS News Hour above. Once you've watched it, we'll see you at Trinity United Church on Friday night at 9:30 for his Stopover set.
Check back next week for more news, info on another great special event and a rundown of this year's Stopover venues!