Phillip Wise makes SSS debut Sun., Aug. 2; joined by Daniel Nickels, Robert Benton and Navi Singh

Savannah Songwriters Series
Sun., Aug. 2, from 6 – 7:30 pm
Johnny Harris Restaurant
1651 East Victory Dr. 31404
Free admission. Free parking.
All ages. Non-smoking.

A young Savannah native makes his Savannah Songwriters Series debut Sun., Aug. 2. Phillip Wise will be joined by touring singer/songwriter Navi Singh and SSS veterans Robert Benton and Daniel Nickels.

Phillip Wise

Phillip Wise

Phillip Wise is a 32-year-old Savannah native. He first picked up a guitar at 15 after years of loving hearing his father, uncles, and brother play. He played drums for a few bands that never made it off the ground and finally started writing his own music a couple of years ago when he found his way back to playing and singing again.

He attends many open mics around town meeting. Currently working on an album with Craig Tanner and a number of other talented people he’s met along this music path.

This will be Phillip’s SSS debut.

Daniel Nickels

Daniel Nickels

Daniel Nickels is an acclaimed, up and coming singer songwriter who has traveled the world playing music. A true vocal artist, the musical genres he can sing span the whole spectrum. His diverse musical projects include collaborations in rock, pop, hip-hop, rhythm and blues and folk.

His songwriting is based on real life situations and experiences he skillfully and passionately intertwines with stirring melodies and lyrical storytelling.

Soon, he will be releasing the first single,”Our Love”, off of his upcoming solo album.

Navi Singh is a singer-songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist, based out of New York City. Blending classical training with popular music sensibilities, Navi’s painstaking lyricism and musical exploration culminate in performances that are uniquely colorful, organic, and expressive.

An active composer, Navi has created music for short films, animations, television spots, as well as various arrangements for concert and studio settings. Navi’s compositions have been performed on concert stages and screened at film festivals across North America, Europe, and Asia. Navi also teaches guitar and piano to students of all ages in his private studio in Manhattan.

Robert Benton

Robert Benton

Robert Benton has been playing and singing for more than 20 years. He grew up on Wilmington Island and attended UGA. In the last few years, he has been focused on writing and his band, Benton Hill.

Those who have heard Robert always remember his strong vocals.

The Savannah Songwriters Series is a monthly showcase of original music, fostering an appreciation for Savannah’s songwriting community.  Hosted at Johnny Harris Restaurant the first Sunday of each month, all shows are free and begin promptly at 6 pm.

If you are interested in playing, please email your information to or visit our website at


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