Savannah Songwriters Series
Sun., Jan. 12; 6 — 7:30 pm
Tybee’s American Legion
10 Veterans Dr. Tybee Island, GA 31328
Free admission. Free parking. All ages
A young touring pop singer/songwriter from Germany joins three stalwarts of the Savannah music scene for the first Savannah Songwriters showcase of 2014.
Yannick Niedworok, from Mannheim, Germany, started playing the piano at five and began to compose and write songs at 10. He now also plays guitar and bass. He has been in several bands, including Rumpel Steel Skin and The Latency Dilemma.
Since 2011, he has been studying music and English at Bethany College, West Virginia, and on the road since 2012.
Tom Cooler is a veteran of the SSS circuit. He released his first CD in 2012, “Nebraska Boy,” which includes the popular “Tuscaloosa” about the devastating tornado in that hit that town in 2011.
This past year, he released a new live CD, “This is What You Get.”
Pete Love, a SSS favorite, has played with groups such as the Denny Phillips Band, Spectrum, Band in the Park and Mary Davis and Co. for nearly three decades.
A sought-after guitarist who is comfortable with most genres, Pete is currently playing with the Navigators.
Roy Swindelle is one of the Coastal Empire’s best-known musicians. Roy is a multi-instrumentalist, playing drums, bass, guitar, steel drums and harmonica. He plays solo, often as Roy and the Circuit Breakers, as well as with the Christy Alan Band.
His new CD, “401-k Plan” is just out.
Roy is a producer of the Savannah Songwriters Series, which showcases original music twice monthly – the 2nd Sunday at the Tybee Island American Legion and the 4th Sunday at Johnny Harris. All are free to the public and start at 6 p.m.