Velvet Caravan to Play Savannah’s Historic Lucas Theatre on Friday, September 14th

Staff Report From Savannah CEO

Friday, August 10th, 2018

Savannah’s beloved Gypsy Jazz and Latin Swing band, Velvet Caravan, will headline a very special evening of music on Friday, September 14th at 7:30pm at The Lucas Theatre in Savannah. The band has exploded beyond its Savannah roots with performances over the last year two years at South By Southwest Music Festival, Rochester International Jazz Festival, The Iridium Club in New York, Word Cafe in Philadelphia, NPR’s Latino USA as well as appearance with  the Savannah, Hilton Head and Jackson, TN Philharmonic and Symphony Orchestras. Locally they have appeared at the Savannah Jazz Festival, Revival Fest, Savannah Stopover Music Festival well as the grand finale event for the 2018 Savannah Music Festival.

Renowned Jazz vocalist Annie Sellick will join the band, adding a vocal element to Velvet Caravan’s normally instrumental performances. Sellick calls Nashville home but is a mainstay at Jazz Festivals all over the world, including the Montreal Jazz Festival. She has performed in Europe, Japan, Canada and across the United States and has released four albums.

Atlanta’s balkan band Mercury Orkestar will open the night. Mercury Orkestar fuses  Pop  rhythm,  Balkan  melody,  and  Jazz improvisation  in  lively performances  that  are  a  shot  of  pure  excitement. Their  spitfire  trumpets,  wailing  clarinets  and  booming  tubas  will  get  any party  started.


Tickets for the show will be available via Savannah Box Office with tiered pricing at $25, $35 or $45.

Pre-Sale tickets will be available at noon on Wednesday July 18th  to members of Velvet Caravan’s mailing list or Savannah Stopover Music Festival’s mailing list. Savannah Stopover is the presenting sponsor of the event. Fans can sign up here:  

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General Public tickets will go on sale Friday, July 20th at noon here: