The start of festival season is once again upon us, and one of the first fests of the season has turned into one of the finest. Capitalizing on its location in the path of many SXSW-bound bands, Savannah Stopover's 2017 lineup looks incredibly tempting. If I was going down there myself, these are the bands I'd just about move heaven and earth to try to see. And if you're free between March 9-11, why not head on down to Savannah and see what all the fuss is about for yourself?
First up, a look at the Stopover act very probably traveling the furthest to get to Savannah, New Zealand's Kane Strang. Kane and co. concoct weird and wonderful, ever so slightly aloof psych nuggets that at times cruise along with the unflinching certainty of heavy 90s riffs, while other songs are wonderfully wintry and taut. The Strang gang should very definitely be on the to-see list of festivalgoers.