- Savannah Music Festival brought to a roaring close with Maceo Parker’s Funky Dance Party
- You said it: did the Punch Brothers meet expectations or disappoint?
- You said it: did Band of Horses meet expectations or disappoint?
- Band of Horses’ multimedia reinforces Americana, not rock
- Atlanta Symphony Orchestra inspires music-goers
Category Archives: Reviews
Parker’s renowned saxophone and flute were joined by a large entourage including guitar, bass, trumpet, trombone, keyboard, drums and back-up vocals. Parker and his “greatest little funk orchestra on Earth” quickly began funneling a smorgasbord of sounds, incorporating funk, jazz, blues, bebop and soul into one unified melody. Continue reading
The multimedia made me realize we were never meant to listen to BoH on our iPods on the subway. We’re supposed to listen to this music on someone’s porch. Continue reading
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra showcased poise and control in their performance. Continue reading
The Punch Brothers performed songs off their 2010 album “Antifogmatic” supplemented by their own take on classic covers including songs by The Strokes and The Beatles. Continue reading
The music was primal and basic, and yet refined and sophisticated. At one moment the audience was an African tribe hopping in the jungle, during others they were English genteel waltzing at a royal ball, and then suddenly they were engaged in a hoedown in Mississippi. Continue reading
The Avett Brothers complete with Bob Crawford strumming the stand up bass and touring members Joe Kwon on cello and Jacob Edwards keeping the beat on drums rolled into town with one objective: to make Savannah swoon. Continue reading
Usually the banjo is associated with bluegrass music, but in the skilled hands of Béla Fleck and the Marcus Roberts Trio, Tuesday night’s performance showcased versatility and the eclecticism of each musician’s abilities. Continue reading
Béla Fleck, known as the worlds premier banjo player, will perform March 29 and March 30 at the Savannah Music Festival. Fleck spoke with District’s Jordan Wannemacher before their first performance. Continue reading
In the opening night performance, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings set the bar high for the rest of the bands involved in the Savannah Music Festival. Continue reading