New Orleans may be 10 hours away by car but it will feel like the Big Easy right here in Savannah on November 3rd, 2016. That’s when New Breed Brass Band is scheduled to light up the Lucas Theatre during “A Night in New Orleans!”
Laissez les bons temps rouler!
When the New Breed Brass Band comes to Savannah, they’ll be bringing a little of New Orleans with them – and I don’t mean in their suitcases. New Breed Brass Band positively exudes the culture of New Orleans. Their high-energy sound fuses funk, rock, jazz, and hip-hop into the second-line, brass band tradition. (more…)
Savannah, Georgia is known for its lush beauty with moss-draped live oaks, palmetto, and magnolia ornamenting streets and squares across the city. Savannah’s Squares play an important role in the historic city’s enduring reputation for elegance – but where are they and why are they there?
Savannah was initially laid out in 1733 on a grid of four “wards” – open squares surrounded by eight blocks of mixed residential, commercial, and civic use buildings. These central, open squares were originally meant as space for military exercises, very similar to military camps, which makes sense as it was all part of the “Oglethorpe Plan,” as proposed by … General James Oglethorpe. (more…)