Trying to decide how to allocate your time during Stopover? Make sure all of these are on your short list!


Thursday, March 9th 6pm @ Ships of the Sea (Doors Open at 5:30)

                                                                                                  Opening Night 2016 - Ra Ra Riot

                                                                                                  Opening Night 2016 - Ra Ra Riot

Join us for the Opening Night Event of Savannah Stopover at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum. We'll kick off the 2017 festivities with music from Kishi Bashi (Athens, GA), The Dig (New York, NY) and Savannah's own Garden Giant on the Do Savannah stage at this all-ages event!

In addition to the music, you'll be able to see the finalists in our 2017 Band Poster Competition, presented in partnership with Sulfur Studios. We'll have local food trucks on hand for a bite and our dear friends at Lagunitas Brewing Co  we'll be pouring beer all 3-days, along with Deep Eddy Vodka and Jack Daniel's.

Blowin' Smoke - 3/9-3/11
Chazitos Latin Cuisine - 3/9
Big Bon Pizza - 3/10-3/11

Admission to the event is included in the 3-Day pass, or a Thursday Day Pass. All are available via Ticketfly.
Note: Limited free parking for attendees

"Stopover in the Yard" @ The Grey

Saturday, March 11th 12pm @ The Grey

Portion of the proceeds to Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire

Stopover in the Yard is a collaboration between Savannah Stopover and The Grey to combine food, music and charity fundraising. The Yard at The Grey is an expansive, family-friendly outdoor area where chef Mashama Bailey serves enticing Southern fare including grilled meats, seafood and vegetable dishes. Kelsey Waldon will accompany your delicious lunch with a special performance.

Food service will run from 12pm-3pm with music starting at 1pm.

- Stopover Wristband + $5 donation (does not include food & drink) *Food available for purchase
- General Public: $15 + $5 donation (includes food & drink) **Festival wristbands will be available for purchase at the door.

Portion of the proceeds go to Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire

Priority entrance to Stopover wristband holders. First come - first served.

Secret Shows

All Throughout The Festival @ Various Locations

We'll be sprinkling in some Secret Shows throughout the festival.

Make sure you follow us on Twitter (@SavStopover) to get push alerts as these unnanounced shows are unveiled an hour prior to show. 

Capacity is limited and venues are first come first served so be ready to move!

Just trust us, you want to be there.

Catch a secret show at...
March 9th - Festival HQ (38 Barnard St.)
March 10th - The Owens-Thomas House (124 Abercorn St.)
March 11th - Emmaus House (18 Abercorn St.)

Band Poster Pre-Exhibition @ Sulfur Studios

Thursday, March 8th 5pm @ Sulfur Studios
VIP Only

Art and music collide for one fantastic evening with a Band Poster Pre-exhibition at Sulfur Studios (2301 Bull St.) On Wednesday, March 8th where the top 18 juried posters will be displayed during a special live performance.

If you have a VIP Badge you're invited! We will have some beverages and snacks to get you primed and ready for Stopover weekend. 

Every year, a Call For Entries goes out for artists to create a band poster inspired by their favorite band from the Festival lineup.  After all posters are submitted, a jury narrows them down, and the public is invited to participate in voting for the top finalists.