District Live at Plant Riverside District Announces Live Summer Concerts Featuring Howard Jones, Flipturn and Pretty Darn
District Live recently announced three new concerts, including legendary ‘80s artist Howard Jones, local favorite Pretty Darn and Florida-based Flipturn.
District Live, a state-of-the-art live music venue powered by Live Nation at Plant Riverside District in Savannah, Ga., recently announced three new concerts, including legendary ‘80s artist Howard Jones, local favorite Pretty Darn and Florida-based Flipturn.
“We’re excited to bring such a talented and diverse group of artists to Savannah for amazing summer concerts at District Live, in conjunction with Live Nation” said Tyler Gray, Director of Entertainment at JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District. “From indie rock to ‘80s pop, there’s truly something for everyone to enjoy at District Live.”
District Live recently announced the following live performances:
FLIPTURN WITH ILLITERATE LIGHT
Thursday, June 30 — 8 p.m.
$20 in advance | $25 day of show
Indie rock band Flipturn is a DIY success story, easily transitioning from their days in a Fernandina Beach, Florida garage to sold out shows across the U.S. Led by the smooth vocals of Dillon Basse, this five-piece band has been together since 2015 and shows no signs of slowing down with over 40 million streams on Spotify and numerous major festival appearances on the horizon. Previously touring with Mt. Joy, Rainbow Kitten Surprise and Wilderado, Flipturn encourages audiences to soak up their melodic songs like “Chicago,” “Vanilla” and “Something You Needed.”
PRETTY DARN WITH HOLLIFIELD
Saturday, July 16 — 8 p.m.
$20 in advance | $25 day of show
Pretty Darn is a band that easily transitions from radio-ready pop and rock to acoustic folk and country. Based on Hilton Head Island, S.C., the band is led by singer-songwriters Nick Poulin and Kyle Wareham, whose harmonies and lyrics truly shine in their latest single “Casual.”
HOWARD JONES WITH MIDGE URE
Thursday, July 21 — 8 p.m.
$59.50 in advance | $65 day of show
Best known for his #1 hit song “No One Is To Blame,” singer, songwriter and keyboardist Howard Jones has had a groundbreaking music career that spans nearly four decades. The Southhampton, England native has sold millions of albums and had 15 Top 40 global singles. Select hits include “New Song,” “What is Love?,” “Things Can Only Get Better,” “Everlasting Love” and “Like To Get To Know You Well.” A pioneer of synths, Jones has performed at the Grammy Awards alongside Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock and Thomas Dolby, at the UK Live Aid Show at Wembley Stadium, at the Tribute to Elton John at Carnegie Hall and on tour with Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band.
An intimate live music space located in the new Atlantic Building at JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District in Savannah, District Live is the first venue that Live Nation, the world’s leading live entertainment company, is exclusively booking in Savannah. District Live marks the first time that Live Nation, the market leader in live concerts, ticketing and sponsorships, has partnered with The Kessler Collection to present live performances.
ABOUT DISTRICT LIVE:
District Live, an exciting new 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.