SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A new 1,000 seat music venue is opening in Savannah this February.
"The Stage on Bay" is in the former Grainger Supply building at 1200 West Bay St.
The new venue will be able to host crowds for shows in multiple seating formats, including a standing room only general admission or reserved seating.
The CEO says a venue like this could help Savannah attract a wider variety of national touring acts.
"Talent has to drive right past Savannah on their way to Florida and their way back to Nashville and New York. So why not look at Savannah? There's really not a comparable venue for two hours in either direction," said The Stage on Bay CEO Charlie Schmitt.
The grand opening on February 3 features "The Marshall Tucker Band" with special guests "The Steppin' Stones", who are from the South Carolina Lowcountry.