Berkeley and Bakersfield are only separated by 250 miles, but David Lowery, one of the busiest men in the music industry, tells PopMatters how the drive runs right through the center of his long career.
As far as festivals go SXSW is a lot like the high school cheerleader. Everyone either wants her or wants to be her. If this be true, then the Savannah Stopover Music Festival is her little sister. Younger, more modest, and increasingly harder to overlook.