SAVANNAH — Savannah’s sixth Annual A-Town Get Down Music and Art Festival returns Saturday, bringing together more than 25 bands and visual artists for a day for all ages.
The event will be from noon to midnight at the Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E, Broad St. This year, the festival is free from noon until 5 p.m. Tickets will be required for entry after 5 p.m. and are available for purchase at a-towngetdown.com.
Known for their mix of rock, funk and rhythm and blues, Robert Randolph and The Family Band will headline the festival. Randolph has been named one of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time and has collaborated with Eric Clapton and Carlos Santana. Since its first album release in 2002, The Family Band has drawn fans from around the world.
Other musicians who will perform include Randall Bramblett, Paris Monster, Savannah native Andrae Murchison, Gill Landry of Old Crow Medicine Show, Infallible Funk, and many more.
In addition to bands, visual art displays will include live art by Jose Ray, murals and sculptures created through the Loop It Up Savannah arts outreach program, spin-art, an array of kids arts and crafts, workshops and digital art from Adobe. Another popular event at the festival is the open jam session with musicians of all experience levels.
Organized by the Alex Townsend Memorial Foundation, the festival focuses on interactive art and music, and is dedicated to providing access to the arts for Savannah’s youth, inspiring them to discover the confidence and self-esteem that comes with creative self-expression.
For more information, visit A-TownGetDown.com.