Headliner Act at the Toyota Rock 'n' Roll Concert Series

Introducing Fitz and The Tantrums as the headliner for the Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Series at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon & 1/2 Marathon!

Fitz and the Tantrums have always been a band focused on evolving.

Having made a splash with the soulful R&B-revival sound of their debut album, 2010’s Pickin’ Up The Pieces, the band offered up a New Wave-influenced dance-pop sound with 2013’s More Than Just A Dream, which featured the platinum-certified and #1 Alternative Radio singles “The Walker” and “Out of My League.” The album’s success sent Fitz and the Tantrums on a two-year touring odyssey, which enabled the Los Angeles-based sextet — known for its explosive, no-holds barred live shows — to cement themselves as one of the country’s hottest live acts.

“We felt incredibly validated by the reception to More Than Just A Dream,” says the band’s co-vocalist Michael “Fitz” Fitzpatrick. “We knew we could pull from many different styles and create a truly hybrid form of music, and do it in a way that felt authentic.

The band’s third – self-titled – album “offer[s] a release from whatever is going on,” co-vocalist Noelle Scaggs says. “They help the listener shift their mood in that moment. Our goal was to make a record that makes anyone listening feel something from the heart and feel like they are a part of this community we’ve created. We’re all connected and once people realize that, it’s going to change the way the world works.”

One of the first songs written was the first single “HandClap,” has over 65 million steams.

Make sure you get to the Finish Line Festival in Savannah’s Forsyth Park to celebrate with this energetic, musical force.

Entertainment on the Course

Live music on course makes up the heart and “sole” of this event. Live Savannah bands will be performing a variety of music from alternative to classic rock, punk, funk and blues to jazz it up. The bands will keep the course pulsating as runners rock their way from start to finish!

Do you have what it takes to ROCK or know a great local band?

2017 Applications Will Open Soon

Rock around the Block

Any neighborhood along the course is invited to participate in this friendly competition. Neighborhoods will set up a Spirit Station at a designated point along the course and cheer on the runners throughout the race. Prize money will be given to the top three most spirited neighborhoods! Learn more about Rock around the Block!

Spirit on the Course

Attention Cheer Teams and Dance Squads: we need you! High school and middle school cheer and dance teams are invited to compete in the Spirit on the Course competition. Cheer teams will line the course ready to encourage participants every step of the way. Costumes and themes are optional, but smiles and enthusiasm are required.

Cheer teams participating will not only be supporting the runners and walkers, but they will also be cheering to earn some money! Participating cheer teams will receive a stipend for participating.

  • 1st Place: $1,000
  • 2nd Place: $500
  • 3rd Place: $300
  • Other Participants: $100 stipend

Questions about Spirit on the Course or interested in signing up? Email us at savannahcheer@competitorgroup.com . You can also fill out the application by clicking here.