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.
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.
- 8:45 – 10:45am: Local Act TBD
- 11:15 – 11:30am: Awards Program
- 11:30 – 12:45pm: Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Series Headliner, Fitz & The Tantrums
- 1:15 – 3:00pm: Local Act TBD
- 3:00 – 3:30pm: Music
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?
Check out some of the bands that will be on the 2017 course:
- Common Time
- Fanfare Band
- Sarah Jane & The Blues Notes
- The Potomac Accord
- Whiskey Kick
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