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Stop, Look and Listen

Savannah Stopover proves the Hostess City is more than a dot on a map for traveling troubadours.

The band of Montreal, courtesy of Savannah Stopover Music Festival.

For the third year, the Savannah Stopover Music Festival (March 7-9) capitalizes on the 912’s proximity to I-95, capturing some of the hottest acts in indie folk, hip-hop, electronica, bluegrass and country as they head south and then west toward Austin, Texas, for the SXSW festival.  More than 100 bands—including local faves City Hotel, Lovely Locks and The Train Wrecks—will perform in 11 venues scattered throughout downtown, including two debut sites: B&D Burgers’ new location at 209 W. Congress St., and the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum’s North Garden.

The Last Bison headlines the opening night VIP party, sponsored by Savannah magazine, March 7, at the Ships of the Sea Museum's North Garden. Photo courtesy of Savannah Stopover Music Festival.

Come One, Come All

Savannah magazine, Savannahnow.com and VisitSavannah invite the entire community to Forsyth Park for a FREE outdoor concert by Royal Canoe and of Montreal.  Hometown hip-hop sensation KidSyc will emcee.

>> 7 to 10 p.m.  March 8.  Forsyth Park Bandshell

The Lovely Locks (from left) Anna Chandler, Britt Scott and Crystina Parker.  Photo courtesy of Savannah Stopover.

Make It Your Own

You can customize, sync and share your Savannah Stopover experience with the Tour Buddy smartphone app—ensuring that you won’t miss a beat.

Jonathan Toubin's Soul Clap & Dance Off closes out the festival at 11 p.m., March 9, at the Jepson Center. Photo courtesy of Savannah Stopover.

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