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5 Things You Need to Know About the Savannah Music Festival

Steve Riley and Elizbaeth Leitzell at Savannah Music Festival.

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Since 1989, the Savannah Music Festival has hosted world-class musicians from around the globe. The 2019 festival, happening March 28-April 13, will be more vibrant than ever. No matter what venue or performance Savannah’s cobblestones lead you to, you’re guaranteed to hear something that moves your musical soul.

1. The lineup includes musicians from around the world

Every year, the Savannah Music Fesitval brings 500 of the world’s finest musicians to Savannah, making it Georgia’s largest musical arts event. Past lineups have including people like Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Gillian Welch, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Diego El Cigala, Trio da Kali and more! See the most updated lineup here

2. Attendees will experience DOZENS of musical genres

No matter what genre you prefer, you’ll be able to find something you like at the Savannah Music Festival. The 2019 festival will highlight genres like african, americana, funk, bluegrass, classical and so much more. 

3. There are over two weeks of festivities

The Savannah Music Festival takes place for two weeks every spring. Attendees can buy tickets for individual performances, making it easy to customize your festival experience. The festival also offers ticket bundles with different musical themes. 

4. The venue spaces are absolutely gorgeous

To the Savannah Music Festival, venue space is of great importance! See bands and musicians light up the stages as historic Savannah spots like the Lucas Theater, the Trustees Theater and Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum. The 2019 festival marks the return of the Festival Finale: an all-day, outdoor, continuous musical event featuring three stages and a wide variety of acts.

5. The festival is the perfect excuse to visit Savannah

If you’ve been looking for a reason to visit Savannah, the Savannah Music Festival is the perfect excuse! When you’re not seeing worldly acts perform on stage, you’ll have opportunities to tour Savannah‘s historic homes, get a taste of Southern cuisine, shop along River Street and so much more.

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