Harmonious voices of Sugarcane Jane

Now married and raising a family, Anthony Crawford and Savana Lee have been making organic music together since 2009. They never miss an opportunity to play their tunes at venues across the Gulf Coast, so make a point to find out where they are playing and treat your ears to some mighty fine music.

Harmonious voices of Sugarcane Jane

Residents and visitors along the Gulf Coast of Alabama are raving about Sugarcane Jane. The twosome/sometimes band has been touring throughout the area for only a few years but has quickly climbed the ranks of new blues and folk singers. Anthony Crawford and Savana Lee, the two masterminds behind Sugarcane Jane, flawlessly harmonize and manage to complement each other with every note.

If you're staying at a Gulf Shores beach house rental, keep an eye out for Sugarcane Jane, which most often includes the talented Jimmy Lee Hannaford on bass guitar. 

Meet the artists

Check out Sugarcane Jane: The voice of Gulf Shores, AlabamaAnthony Crawford was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and spent a number of years in Nashville and on tour with various groups. With more than 400 songs under his belt, Crawford has been writing incredible tunes and playing a variety of instruments with musicians including Neil Young, Steve Winwood, Kenny Rogers and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Crawford is also a prolific photographer and videographer whose work has been on display at galleries across the country.

Their music and a strong sense of family brought Crawford and his musical partner - now his wife, Savana Lee - back to the Gulf Coast to build a new life together.

"I was an immediate fan of Anthony's writing and musicianship," Lee said of her husband. "I fell in love with him as an artist and then as a human being. He is an amazing person and my soulmate."

Their chemistry is apparent at all of their shows, and this year, you can catch them at island venues that include LuLu's and Tacky Jack's.

What everyone's saying

Critics have been raving about this dynamic duo ever since they started performing together. Jim Hannaford of the Mobile Press Register has become a devoted fan.

"The first thing you notice about Sugarcane Jane is probably the amazing harmonies," wrote Hannaford. "Or maybe it's the energy, or the originality. Or the sheer talent. Or maybe, all of the above."

Sugarcane Jane is only one of the many examples of terrific local musicians who make regular rotations at the venues throughout the Gulf Coast. Keep your ears open for them and all of the musical acts while you're staying at a beautiful rental on the beach!

search houses search condos

Related Articles

The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama

Shop, Dine, Play & More At The Wharf In Orange Beach

The Wharf in Orange Beach is a hotspot for shopping, dining and fun. Hop on the Ferris Wheel for a stunning view of the area, dine on succulent seafood, shop for the latest fashions, catch a new movie release, or just walk the sidewalks of Main Street during your next Gulf Coast beach vacation.

Waterville in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Fun Things To Do In Gulf Shores

When you vacation on the Gulf Coast of Alabama and Perdido Key, Florida, there are lots of attractions to keep the entire entertained for the whole trip.

Lulu’s in Gulf Shores

Don’t Miss A Beat: Stay On Top Of Live Musical Performances

The sound of the surf may be music to your ears but it's definitely not the only option on our coast! Take your pick from a wide variety of music venues, specialty touring acts, local favorites and grand concerts on Alabama and Florida's Gulf Coast. Our concert page is constantly updated with the latest acts.


50 Fun & Free (Or Nearly Free) Things To Do On The Gulf Coast

From the beach to fishing, birding and fantastic festivals, there are plenty of ways to enjoy activities on the Alabama/Florida Gulf Coast for free or nearly free.

Stomp your feet with some Bluegrass by the Tracks

Stomp your feet with some Bluegrass by the Tracks

Catch live bluegrass music at the Wales West RV Park and Light Railway Tuesday and Friday evenings. Whether you're a fan of banjo and washboard tunes or merely curious, you and your family and friends will be entertained all night long.

Fun places for live music in the Gulf Shores area

Fun places for live music in the Gulf Shores area

Looking for a fun night out while enjoying your Gulf Shores area vacation? There are plenty of local eateries where you can enjoy food and drinks, but these three are among the best if you're looking for live music to top it all off.

Take it easy at The Hangout

Take it easy at The Hangout

With all the playing in the gulf, building sandcastles and soaking up the sun you're bound to do on your vacation, you'll probably get a little hungry. At The Hangout, you and your entire family can eat your fill without having to spend a minute away from the gorgeous beaches.

Stay awake for the nightlife in the Gulf Shores, Alabama area

Stay awake for the nightlife in the Gulf Shores, Alabama area

When the sun goes down in Gulf Shores, Alabama, the moon comes up to reveal a nightlife that can only be described as fabulous. Restaurants shift from their routine of serving seafood to turning up the volume with live musicians and DJs, and drink specials for everyone.

There's nothing you can't do at Flora-Bama

There's nothing you can't do at Flora-Bama

There's nothing you can't do at Flora-Bama Lounge, Package and Oyster Bar. Live entertainment, awesome competitions and water sports are only a few of the activities that have the visitors and the locals coming back for more.

4 things to do at The Wharf in Orange Beach

4 things to do at The Wharf in Orange Beach

While staying at an Orange Beach vacation rental house or condo, you'll undoubtedly want to make your way to The Wharf at some point during your getaway. With so much to do at this complex, you can choose from the best activities available, from movies, concerts and laser tag to shopping and dining.

Newest Articles

Get baited into a great night out in Orange Beach

If you're staying in Orange Beach, you should absolutely stop at Live Bait, a local establishment beloved for its food, dancing and southern hospitality.

June 18, 2013 - Orange Beach | Nightlife

Get ready for a music-filled visit in Gulf Shores

Add to the symphony of lapping waves and the salty breeze by going to these amazing concert venues in Gulf Shores!

January 31, 2013 - Nightlife

Check out Bubba & Them at Original Point Restaurant

When you combine delicious food and a beachfront view with live bluegrass, the combination is what you'll find at Original Point Restaurant.

January 15, 2013 - Perdido Key | Nightlife


Alabama Gulf Coast

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 29
    The Original German Sausage Festival
  • Oct 31
    Halloween Costume Contest at the Flora-Bama
  • Nov 3
    32nd Annual Frank Brown International Songwriter's Festival
  • Nov 4
    9th Annual Oyster Cook Off at The Hangout
  • Nov 5
    9th Annual Oyster Cook Off at The Hangout
  • Nov 6
    9th Annual Oyster Cook Off at The Hangout
  • Nov 24
    Flora-Bama Annual Thanksgiving Potluck
  • Nov 25
    Bellingrath's Annual Magic Christmas in Lights

Local Weather

weather icon 64º Conditions: Clear
Humidity: 100%
Wind: WNW 6 mph

Weather information provided by wunderground.com

Last Updated on October 27, 10:55 PM CDT

Latest Video