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The 2013 Savannah Urban Arts Festival

Event schedule



The monthly open mic night hosted by AWOL features a mix of music and poetry.

Where: Sentient Bean Coffee Shop

When: Sunday, April 21, 6-9pm

Cost: Donation

Panel Discussion: "Food Justice"

Local community members and food experts will discuss nutrition, food accessibility issues and much more.

Where: The Creative Coast, 15 West York St.

When: Monday, April 22, 5-7pm

Cost: Free

Local DJ Workshop

Local DJs Basik Lee, Maf and Kenny Watkins will provide fundamental instruction in the art of mixing and scratching.

Where: AWOL Office, 6 Oglethorpe Professional Blvd.

When: Monday, April 22, 6-9pm

Cost: Donation

Vinyl Appreciation

The weekly edition of the all-vinyl music night when Local DJs and record lovers spin eclectic sets.

Where: The Spare Time, 36 MLK

When: Monday, April 22, 8pm-Midnight

DJ Workshop with Jefferey Tonnesen

SUAF's featured artist conducts a DJ workshop with local youth.

When: Tuesday, April 23, 6-9pm

Where: AWOL Office, 6 Ogelthorpe Professional Blvd.

Cost: Donation

Hip-Hop Night at the Jinx

The city's longest-running weekly hip hop event includes breakdancers, MCs, DJs and more. 21+ only.

When: Tuesday, April 23, 11pm-2am

Where: The Jinx, 127 West Congress St.

Cost: Donation

Loop it Up Savannah presents "The Big Beautiful Food Project"

A blend of art, gardening and food that has grown out of Loop It Up's community-based programs at the West Broad Street YMCA.

When: Wednesday, April 24, 5-8pm

Where: Southern Pine Co., 616 E. 35th St.

Cost: Free

Sweet Sounds

A low key evening of music and desserts.

When: Wednesday, April 24, 7-9pm

Where: Lulu's Chocolate Bar, 42 MLK Jr. Blvd.

Cost: Donations

Jeffrey Tonnesen Performance

SUAF's featured artist for 2013 is a well-known DJ who has traveled the world while gigging. Miss Sally the Gullah Diva will be cooking food on-site as well.  

When: Thursday, April 25, 8pm

Where: Southern Pine, 616 E. 35th St.

Cost: Free

Artist Showcase

Musical performances by bands and artists from around Savannah, the Southeast and beyond. With Knife, KidSyc@Brandywine and others

When: Friday, April 26, 7pm-2am

Where: Congress Street Social Club, 411 W. Congress St.

Cost: Donation

SUAFest Block Party

Live music from local and visiting artists, a DJ battle, food, fun, art and more. With Wordsmith, Knife, Word of Mouth and others.

When: Saturday, April 27, 6pm-2am

Where: Congress Street Social Club, 411 W. Congress St.

Cost: Donation

Play Street

An organic food-centric outdoor festival featuring live music, chalk art, poetry, activities and community. Presented by the City of Savannah.

When: Sunday, April 28, TBA

Where: Lincoln St. & Gwinnett St.

Vinyl Appreciation Three Year Anniversary

The monthly listening party featuring all-vinyl DJ sets celebrates its third year.

When: Sunday, April 28, 5-10pm

Where: Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 D Louisville Rd.

Cost: $3


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