Posted in music | tour dates on January 30, 2013

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SXSW is no doubt a great way to see a lot of bands in a short amount of time and can be a lot of fun. But it can also be a little much for some. If you'd like to see many of the same bands but in a more genteel setting, you might be interested in The Savannah Stopover which happens the weekend before SXSW (March 7 - 9) in at various clubs in Savannah, Georgia. Over 100 bands will play, including Of Montreal, Merchandise, Mac DeMarco, Chelsea Light Moving, Hunters, Braids, Delicate Steve, Turbo Fruits, Ducktails and loads more.

Tickets ($30 per day or $75 for three-day pass) are on sale now and more info is at Savannah Stopover's website. The full announced lineup is below.

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Savannah Stopover - 2013 Line-Up
Alex Bleeker & The Freaks
Ambassadors
Autumn Owls
Beach Day
Bear Fight!
Ben Sollee
Blackrune
Blessed Feathers
BRAIDS
Bronze Radio Return
Calvin Love
Chelsea Light Moving
Cheyenne Mize
Chris Cohen
Christopher Paul Stelling
City Hotel
Clouds & Satellites
Colorfeels
Country Mice
Crystal Bright & The Silver Hands
Damon & The Shitkickers
Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes
Deep Search
Delicate Steve
Dent May
Diarrhea Planet
Ducktails
End Of America
Eric Britt
Field Report
Filligar
Fine Peduncle
Fossil Collective
HAERTS
Henry Wagons
Heyrocco
HOTT MT
Hunters
Jacco Gardner
Jamison Murphy
Jonathan Toubin's Soul Clap & Dance Off
KidSyc@Brandywine
Kopecky Family Band
LEAGUES
Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires
Les Racquet
Little Tybee
Lovely Locks
Mac DeMarco
Merchandise
Mercies
Mobley
Moon King
mumbledust
Naomi Punk
of Montreal
PAN
Ponderosa
Pree
Prince Rama
PUJOL
Roadkill Ghost Choir
Royal Canoe
Sam Sniper
Sean Bones
Shark?
Sincerely, Iris
Single Mothers
Snowmine
Stop Light Observations
Suburban Living
Sun Club
Sun Country
Talk Normal
The Accomplices
The Coathangers
The Dunwells
The Last Bison
The People's Temple
The Suzan
The Train Wrecks
The Whigs
The Wild Feathers
this mountain
Triathalon
Turbo Fruits
Vietnam
We Can't Enjoy Ourselves
Wet Socks
Whaleboat
Whiskey Dick
William Tyler
Yip Deceiver
You Won't
Young Buffalo
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Comments (11)

If i was local, i actually would be looking forward to this.

Posted by Anonymous | January 30, 2013 6:23 PM

short ammount of time short ammount of time short ammount of time short ammount of time

Posted by Anonymous | January 30, 2013 6:23 PM

The actual beauty of the Stopover is that it's cheap, you can carry a beer from venue to cool weird venue, and be as close to the stage as you want for interesting bands. Which is to say, I'm a local and I'm going for the third straight year.

Posted by Anonymous | January 30, 2013 8:59 PM

ill check it out .. doesnt really sound awesome but could be a nice surprise.

Posted by K$T | January 31, 2013 3:08 AM

Sounds like a good idea. I may go.

Posted by Anonymous | January 31, 2013 8:55 AM

It's a great fest and very well run. It's a great place to visit as well....this should be on your radar. Yeah....

Posted by Anonymous | January 31, 2013 9:57 AM

I went to the Stopover last year. It was awesome...except Grimes was a shit pit. Going this year. Can not wait.

Posted by Anonymous | January 31, 2013 1:59 PM

"If I was pansy, I actually would be looking forward to this."

Fair enough.

Posted by Anonymous | January 31, 2013 2:28 PM

This is one of the best lineups i've seen for a festival. Doesn't focus on the mainstream bullshit music of todays world (and most festivals) but tries to emphasize on REAL music and getting those newer bands out there...much respect Stopover, much respect

Posted by Anonymous | January 31, 2013 2:41 PM

YESSSS LITTLE TYBEE & OF MONTREAL !!!

Posted by CookieCutter | February 1, 2013 11:51 AM

Heard this the other day. For some reason I had to download this from Itunes. Keep up the good work. Ridgewood FTW!

Posted by Cass | September 15, 2014 1:52 PM

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