It’s March, and the Savannah Stopover Music Festival is upon us once again. Savannah Stopover is Savannah’s largest annual music festival and the premiere place to catch your some of your favorite bands alongside some promising new up-and-comers. New to Savannah and wanting to see what all the hubbub is about? Having trouble deciding who to see and need some guidance? Just looking for some new music to listen to? SCAD Radio is here to help with our all-encompassing guide on the festival. We’ll be breaking down the festival, day-by-day, to help you digest all the delicious content that is Savannah Stopover.
Looking for the best way to close out the festival? Here’s SCAD Radio’s guide to Saturday of 2017 Savannah Stopover.
Top 5 Picks for Friday:
A soul-pop sibling-led band, Clyde and Gracie Lawrence have an updated ‘70s Neo-Soul sound that is everything you’ve been looking for. Their soulful voices combine with horns and catchy beats that might make your mouth drop open.
For fans of: Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Wild Cherry
Song to check out: Do You Wanna Do Nothing with Me?
Blues and soul vibes emanate from Curtis. He was previously a backup singer for Cee Lo Green and is now running solo. Immerse yourself in the swaying winds of soul and beats of rock.
For fans of: Curtis Mayfield, Shuggie Otis, Aloe Blacc
Song to check out: Keep On Shining
This ‘80s-sounding quartet brings dreamy, indie guitar sounds to their ambient records. During their live shows, they switch instruments and positions on stage- a sight and experience you won’t want to miss.
For fans of: Tame Impala, The Smiths, Mac Demarco
Song to check out: Rules
Lee Fields & The Expressions
Lee Fields’ expressive voice extends a hand to take you back to the ‘70s…take it. This band will have you swaying all night.
For fans of: James Brown, The Isley Brothers, The Delfonics
Song to check out: Wish You Were Here
Vita & The Woolf
This electronic soul pop band has dramatic, atmospheric sounds with a voice to rival Florence and the Machine’s. Jennifer Pague’s incredible voice is supported by electronic riffs and energetic drums.
For fans of: Florence and the Machine, St. Vincent, Sia
Song to check out: Qiet
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