District Live Performances Featuring GRAMMY Award Nominee Grace Potter, America’s Got Talent Comedian Preacher Lawson, TikTok Sensation Surf Curse and More
District Live, a state-of-the-art live music venue at Plant Riverside District recently added a number of premier comedy and musical artists to the already impressive Spring 2023 line-up.
“We’re thrilled to welcome GRAMMY Award-winning artists and fan favorites to our District Live stage in the heart of Savannah’s Entertainment District,” said Scotty Henley, Director of Entertainment at JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District. “In April and May, audiences will have the opportunity to be entertained by a wide variety of top performers, ranging from America’s Got Talent sensation Preacher Lawson and GRAMMY Award nominee Grace Potter to rising country star Alexandra Kay and Princess Goes, a high-energy band fronted by acclaimed actor Michael C. Hall from ‘Dexter,’ ‘Six Feet Under’ and ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch.’”
District Live recently announced the following performances:
Saturday, April 1 — 7 p.m.
$25 in advance | $30 day of show
Preacher Lawson is a stand-up comedian who became a household name when he made it to the final round of competition on the 12th season of NBC’s America’s Got Talent. His relatable humor also earned him appearances on America’s Got Talent: The Champions and Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions, where he advanced to the finale and received the most votes from fans. Presented in conjunction with Live Nation.
Monday, April 17 — 8 p.m.
$20 in advance | $25 day of show
A country music favorite, Alexandra Kay began writing songs at the age of 15 and started her career in hip-hop, R&B and pop before finding her voice in country music. To date, she has performed at the Grand Ole Opry and collaborated with some of the most iconic names in the industry, including Randy Travis and Tim McGraw. Alexandra Kay will bring her Backroad Therapy tour to District Live and perform her hit songs “Backroad Therapy” and “Skip This Part,” which debuted at #1 and #2 respectively on the iTunes country charts. Presented in conjunction with Live Nation.
HOVVDY with WHITMER THOMAS and girlpuppy
Wednesday, April 19 — 7 p.m.
$20 in advance | $25 day of show
Hovvdy is an indie rock band from Austin, Texas featuring the vocals and artistry of Will Taylor and Charlie Martin. To date, Hovvdy has released albums with Loafer and Lomelda and earned acclaim when their album Cranberry was featured on Pitchfork‘s “Great Records You May Have Missed.” Comedian and voice actor Whitmer Thomas and indie rock artist girlpuppy will join Hovvdy for this special performance. Presented in conjunction with Live Nation.
Thursday, April 20 — 8 p.m.
$22 in advance | $25 day of show
Featured on Rolling Stone’s 2017 list of “Artists You Need to Know,” Mipso is a folk-bluegrass band defined by the foursome’s layered vocal harmony, expert songwriting and shared inspiration from their North Carolina roots. Since their acclaimed debut with 2013’s Dark Holler Pop, Mipso has performed at countless music festivals, including the noteworthy Clearwater and Shaky Knees Music Festivals, and claimed the #1 spot on Billboard’s bluegrass charts with their album Old Time Reverie. Presented in conjunction with Live Nation.
THE TRAVELIN’ MCCOURYS
Tuesday, April 25 — 8 p.m.
$45 in advance | $50 day of show
Comprised of brothers Ronnie and Rob McCoury, as well as fiddler Jason Carter, bassist Alan Bartram and guitarist Cody Kilby, The Travelin’ McCourys are a GRAMMY Award-winning band that is bringing bluegrass into the 21st century with live performances that Rolling Stone calls “a sublime combination of rock and bluegrass, contemporary and classic, old and young.” Named the 2018 Instrumental Group of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), The Travelin’ McCourys have earned top acclaim in the industry and are the only group to have each of its members recognized with at least one IBMA award for his instrument. Presented in conjunction with Live Nation.
LPT SALSA BAND
Friday, May 5 — 8 p.m.
$20 in advance or day of show
In honor of Cinco de Mayo, LPT Salsa Band – a sizzling Jacksonville, Fla.-based 10-piece Afro-Cuban salsa orchestra – will take center stage at District Live. Widely considered the “ambassadors of Salsa and Afro-Cuban music in the Southeast,” LPT will deliver a high-energy performance of Latin music, with a live DJ closing out the night with even more music that’s perfect for dancing. The party will continue until midnight. Put on your dancing shoes for this very special evening!
Saturday, May 6 — 8 p.m.
$25 in advance | $30 day of show
Originally formed as a duo in Reno, Nev., Nick Rattigan and Jacob Rubeck moved to California, where Surf Curse’s multifaceted sound infused with indie, punk, pop and psych rock influences fit perfectly into the Southern California punk scene. The band’s 2013 single “Freaks” found new life on TikTok in 2020 and has since earned over 650 million worldwide streams and Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) platinum certification. The band has performed at Coachella and on top stages around the world. Presented in conjunction with Live Nation.
Sunday, May 14 — 8 p.m.
$30 in advance | $35 day of show; tickets on sale March 24 at 10 a.m. ET
Princess Goes is a trio comprised of vocalist, lyricist, musician and Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actor Michael C. Hall (Dexter, Six Feet Under, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen (Blondie) and drummer
Peter Yanowitz (The Wallflowers, Morningwood). A theatrical sensibility is part of the trio’s DNA, especially in live shows, since the band members met on Broadway during the production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Princess Goes offers a stripped-down synthesizer-and-drum attack and is informed by a wide range of influences, from the glam, experimental, ambient music of David Bowie and Giorgio Moroder’s ‘70s disco productions for Donna Summer to ‘80s new wave dance music and contemporary electronic dance acts like Justice. Presented in conjunction with Live Nation.
Friday, May 19 — 8 p.m.
$49.50 in advance | $55 day of show
Rock powerhouse Grace Potter stands apart as an acclaimed singer-songwriter who fronted the popular band Grace Potter and the Nocturnals for more than a decade. As a soloist, Potter has collaborated with Kenny Chesney on the GRAMMY Award nominated, platinum-selling hit “You and Tequila” and released her album Daylight, which garnered two additional GRAMMY Award nominations. A seasoned performer known for her powerful voice and captivating live shows, Potter has shared the stage with legendary artists including The Rolling Stones, The Allman Brothers Band, Robert Plant, Willie Nelson, Neil Young and Mavis Staples. Presented in conjunction with Live Nation.
SUPER BLUE: KURT ELLING & CHARLIE HUNTER
Saturday, May 27 — 8 p.m.
$40 in advance | $45 day of show
Two-time GRAMMY Award-winner Kurt Elling will be joined by producer-guitarist Charlie Hunter for a special live performance of their jazz album Super Blue, which features a head-turning blend of high-energy funk, indelible beats and powerful lyrics. Called “the standout male vocalist of our time” by The New York Times, Elling is known for his rich baritone, four-octave range and compelling storytelling. Presented in conjunction with Live Nation.
Tickets and additional information are available at plantriverside.com/district-live.
For a complete District Live schedule, please visit plantriverside.com/district-live or follow @districtlivesavannah on Instagram.
ABOUT DISTRICT LIVE:
District Live, an exciting live music venue at Plant Riverside District in Savannah, Ga., marks a landmark partnership between The Kessler Collection and Live Nation, featuring national and regional artists live in concert at a state-of-the-art venue located in the new Atlantic Building at JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District. Powered by Live Nation, District Live brings world-class artists to Savannah’s Entertainment District. In addition to concerts, District Live also features That Great Gretsch Sound!, presented through a special partnership between the Fred and Dinah Gretsch School of Music at Georgia Southern University and The Kessler Collection. This permanent display of music memorabilia, highlighting 135 years of Gretsch instruments, is featured in District Live’s lobby and performance space. For more information, please visit www.plantriverside.com and follow @districtlivesavannah on Instagram.
ABOUT PLANT RIVERSIDE DISTRICT:
Plant Riverside District, located at 400 W. River Street, is a vibrant entertainment destination and Savannah’s Entertainment District. From incredible dining and high-end shopping to live music and spectacular performances, Plant Riverside District creates elegantly curated experiences, stripping away the unnecessary to reveal the exceptional. Once an iconic power plant in Georgia, Plant Riverside District now represents the beauty of progress. Whether seeking a romantic getaway or a work hard/play hard business trip, Plant Riverside District provides a setting suited to your needs, blending timeless sophistication with eye-catching details. Experience three unique buildings for a customized atmosphere to match your style: bold, contemporary maritime details in the Atlantic; romantic, elegant styling in the Three Muses; and chic historic architecture in the Power Plant. Complete your experience with numerous dining options, rooftop bars, a concert venue, art gallery, riverfront park and even natural science exhibits to spark your imagination. For more information, please visit plantriverside.com and follow @plantriversidedistrict on Facebook and Instagram.
ABOUT THE KESSLER COLLECTION:
The Kessler Collection‘s portfolio of passionately created and artistically inspired boutique hotels boasts chic design, luxurious accommodations, enriching ambiance and intuitive service. Whether visiting properties in Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina or South Carolina, each hotel’s exquisite art, music and cultural influences are deliberately approachable. Designed to inspire mystique and to encourage unforgettable experiences, Kessler guests are immersed in redefined Bohemian luxury, from an 1888 historic hotel and a cutting-edge downtown icon to a premier luxury lodge, high-design Southern mansion and elite ski lodge. The Kessler Collection was the founding member of the Marriott Autograph Collection, introduced with seven Autograph Collection branded hotels. Each property is a bold, original hotel carefully created with style and the individualist traveler in mind. For more information about The Kessler Collection, please visit kesslercollection.com or call 888.472.6312.
ABOUT LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. operates as an entertainment company and engages in producing, marketing and selling live concerts for artists via a global concert pipeline. It operates through the following segments: Concerts, Sponsorship & Advertising and Ticketing. The Concerts segment involves the promotion of live music events in owned or operated and in rented third-party venues. The Sponsorship and Advertising segment offers a sales force that creates and maintains relationships with sponsors through a combination of international, national and local opportunities that allow businesses to reach customers through concerts, venues, festivals and ticketing assets, including advertising on websites. Live Nation was founded on August 2, 2005 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, Calif. For more information about Live Nation, please visit livenation.com.