Savannah Music Festival – 25th Anniversary Season

Savannah Music FestivalIt’s Georgia’s largest musical arts event and it is in its 25th anniversary season! Yes, we’re talking about the Savannah Music Festival. The dates have been set for March 20th through April 5th.

Dedicated to presenting a world-class celebration of the musical arts, the Savannah Music Festival creates timeless and adventurous productions! Organizers hope the festival will stimulate arts education, foster economic growth and unite artists and audiences in Savannah. Don’t miss out on the chance to attend one of the most distinctive cross-genre music festivals in the world!

The list of concerts planned throughout the festival is long, but here are a few highlights.

Thursday, March 20

  • Sebastian Knauer, Piano
  • 11 a.m.
  • Trinity United Methodist Church
  • The Lone Bellow/Aoife O’Donovan
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Ships of the Sea North Garden

Friday, March 21

  • Flamenco Meets Jazz: Dani De Moron/Aaron Diehl
  • 12:30 p.m.
  • Charles H. Morris Center
  • Estrella Morente
  • 8 p.m.
  • Lucas Theatre for the Arts

Saturday, March 22

  • Southern Soul Assembly Feat. JJ Grey, Anders Osbourne, Marc Broussard and Luther Dickinson
  • 6 p.m.
  • Ships of the Sea North Garden
  • The Avett Brothers
  • 8:30 p.m.
  • Johnny Mercer Theatre

Sunday, March 23

  • Celebrating Vivaldi
  • 3 p.m.
  • Lucas Theatre for the Arts

Monday, March 24

  • Performance Today’s Piano Puzzler Feat. Fred Child and Bruce Adolphe
  • 12:30 p.m.
  • Charles H. Morris Center
  • Simon Crawford-Phillips with Chamber Orchestra
  • 6 p.m.
  • Trinity United Methodist Church

Tuesday, March 25

  • Christian Sands, Piano
  • 12:30 p.m.
  • Charles H. Morris Center
  • Asif Ali Khan
  • 7 p.m.
  • Unitarian Universalist Church

Wednesday, March 26

  • Daniel Hope and Friends
  • 11 a.m.
  • Trinity United Methodist Church
  • The Jerusalem Quartet
  • 6 p.m.
  • Trinity United Methodist Church

Thursday, March 27

  • Cecile McLorin Salvant
  • 12:30 p.m.
  • Charles H. Morris Center
  • Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder/Sierra Hull
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Lucas Theatre for the Arts

Friday, March 28

  • Christian McBride Trio
  • 12:30 p.m.
  • Charles H. Morris Center
  • Vince Gill
  • 8 p.m.
  • Johnny Mercer Theatre

Saturday, March 29

  • Gibson Brothers/Lonesome River Band
  • 12:30 p.m.
  • Ships of the Sea North Garden
  • Taj Mahal Trio/John Simon
  • 8 p.m.
  • Lucas Theatre for the Arts

Sunday, March 30

  • Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn
  • 3 p.m.
  • Lucas Theatre for the Arts
  • Daniel Hope & Friends: English Masterpieces
  • 6 p.m.
  • Trinity United Methodist Church

Monday, March 31

  • The Casey Driessen Singularity
  • 12:30 p.m.
  • Charles H. Morris Center
  • The Given Note: Daniel Hope, Julian Lage, Mike Block, Jose Franch-Ballaster and Rodney Jordan
  • 7 p.m.
  • Charles H. Morris Center

Tuesday, April 1

  • Guitar Heaven: Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge/Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo
  • 6 p.m.
  • Charles H. Morris Center
  • Avi Avital, Mandolin Feat. Dover Quartet
  • 6 p.m.
  • Temple Mickve Israel

Wednesday, April 2

  • Becca Stevens Band
  • 12:30 p.m.
  • Charles H. Morris Center
  • Noam Pikelny & Friends/Becca Stevens Band
  • 8:30 p.m.
  • Charles H. Morris Center

Thursday, April 3

  • Dover Quartet with Michael Tree and Philip Dukes
  • 11 a.m.
  • Trinity United Methodist Church
  • An Evening with Robert Cray
  • 8 p.m.
  • Lucas Theatre for the Arts

Friday, April 4

  • Kevin Crawford, John Doyle, Cillian Vallely, and Ducan Wickel
  • 12:30 p.m.
  • Charles H. Morris Center
  • Fatoumata Diawara/Bombino
  • 8 p.m.
  • Ships of the Sea North Garden

Saturday, April 5

  • Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott
  • 12:30 p.m.
  • Ships of the Sea North Garden
  • Closing Night Dance Party: Red Baraat
  • 8 p.m.
  • Charles H. Morris Center

To learn more about the Savannah Music Festival in 2014, read their digital brochure!

And while you plan out your itinerary, we invite you to secure your room with us at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Our historic Savannah bed and breakfast offers seasonal getaway packages and specials that range from Southern history and culture to spa and festival packages. Read more here!

Photo courtesy of: Bruce Tuten

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