RevivalFest

Savannah Stopover founders launch new one-day fall festival

The inaugural RevivalFest, a “modern low-country hoedown,” debuted on Sept. 17, 2013 at the Paint Shop and adjoining grove of the Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah. Organized by MusicFile Productions, the group behind Savannah Stopover, the event included 12 bands on two stages, local and regional foods and craft beer and spirits. The 2014 RevivalFest is scheduled for Sept. 20 and includes 14 bands – check out the lineup here.

RevivalFest hosts Sturgill Simpson on the cusp of the singer/songwriter's breakout year.

RevivalFest hosts Sturgill Simpson on the cusp of the singer/songwriter’s breakout year. Photo by Geoff L. Johnson

Cedric Burnside performs at RevivalFest in 2013 and is scheduled to return in 2014. Photo by Geoff L. Johnson

Cedric Burnside performs at RevivalFest in 2013 and is scheduled to return in 2014. Photo by Geoff L. Johnson

The Sweet Thunder Strolling Band, a Savannah collective, entertains during RevivalFest 2013.

The Sweet Thunder Strolling Band, a Savannah collective, entertains during RevivalFest 2013. Photo by Geoff L. Johnson

Bicycles are a popular form of transport to RevivalFest 2013. Photo by Geoff L. Johnson

Bicycles are a popular form of transport to RevivalFest 2013. Photo by Geoff L. Johnson

The Paint Shop at Georgia's State Railroad Museum provides a unique environment for a music festival. Photo by Geoff L. Johnson

The Paint Shop at Georgia’s State Railroad Museum provides a unique environment for a music festival. Photo by Geoff L. Johnson

The Train Wrecks, a popular Savannah Americana/rock band, plays for the hometown crowd.  Photo by Geoff L. Johnson

The Train Wrecks, a popular Savannah Americana/rock band, plays for the hometown crowd. Photo by Geoff L. Johnson

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