A taste of this week's live gigs 

A Nickel Bag of Funk

Female-fronted funk and soul party band. Fri., 9 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.

Between The Trees

New Fl. indie-rockers likened to Jimmy Eat World. Sat., The Apex (Statesboro).


Blues outfit featuring Jeff Beasley, Bluesonics’ Ken Harrison, bassist Mike Perry and saxman James Moody. Fri., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.

Bottles & Cans

Raw and raunchy Delta blues-infused psych-garage-swingers. Thurs., 7 pm, Dawg House Grill + Sat., 9 pm, Mansion on Forsyth

The Co-Workers

Live alternative hip-hop band featuring various members of award-winning locals Dope Sandwich. Fri., 10 pm, Hang Fire.

Eat Mo’ Music

Funky, instrumental soul-jazz combo. Sat., 8:30 pm, Isaac’s on Drayton.

David Flannery

Acoustic guitarist/vocalist playing covers and originals. Fri., 10 pm, Molly MacPherson’s.

Frazier & Tavalin

Jazz vocals and piano duo. Thurs., 8 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.

High Velocity

Southern and classic rock covers and originals. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Red Leg Saloon.

Josh Holley

Local acoustic singer/songwriter. Thurs., 7:30 pm, Baja Cantina (Landings).

Hoots & Hellmouth

Melodramatic acoustic noisemakers from Pa., with soul and gravel-voiced retro string-band harmonies to spare. Tues., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean - ALL-AGES.

The Influence

This Va. Beach-based group’s often compared to the Dave Matthews Band, but they cite eclectic influences like Seal, Incubus, Nick Drake and Tool. Wowsers. Wed., 9:30 pm, Fiddler’s (River St.).

Listen 2 Three

Talented young local guitar pop/rock trio making inroads in the Nashville star machine. Fri., 10 pm, Fiddler’s (River St.).

Pee Wee Moore & The Cottonmouth Cowboys

Latest project from the former guitarist for the defunct outlaw honky-tonk act The Tennessee Rounders. Fri., 11 pm, The Jinx.


Progressive, dance-oriented Celtic pub/festival band with country and rock influences. Fri., 10 pm, Murphy’s Law.

Rhythm Riot

Kitschy and fun rock/pop party band. Sat., 8 pm, The Warehouse.

Sinister Moustache

Hiroshima Yeah! zine says this regional metal fusion act (once known as Gravy) sound “like Duane Eddy meets Booker T and The MGs meets Pink Floyd meets Dr. Feelgood meets The Specials.” I agree. Fri., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean - ALL-AGES.

Jan Spillane

Veteran area female blues/folk songwriter playing guitar and keys. Thurs., 5 pm, Calibogue Café (Wilmington Isl.) + Sat., 11:45 am, Tybee Island’s 120th Birthday Party (Memorial Park, Tybee).

Gail Thurmond

Light jazz standards sung and played by a legendary area pianist. Thurs. & Sat., 6:30 pm, Grapevine (Wilmington Isl.).


Party band playing Motown, soul and beach music. Fri., 9:30 pm, Tantra Lounge.

Voodoo Soup

Superb funk/classic rock/R & B jams. Wed. & Sun., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge + Thurs., 10 pm, Fiddler’s (River St.).

Yip Yip

Performance art/experimental electronica duo using low-tech synths and drum machines, toy instruments, effects pedals and even sax. Also appearing: indie-folkers Mara Levi and Camille Bloom. Tues., 8 pm, Sentient Bean - ALL-AGES. <


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