This venue 45 min. from town hosts established and newbie indie-rock, Christian hardcore and modern metal bands from our region and beyond. This bill features Dancefloor Tragedy, Chevy Chase Stabbed The King, Veara, Permanent Holiday, Echo Screen and The Decade. Directions at www.myspace.com/studiobga. Sat., 8 pm, Studio B (Glennville).
An aggressive blend of ska, reggae, dub and punk. Fri., 7 pm, North Beach Grill (Tybee) + Sat., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.
Western swing, juke-joint blooze and psychedelic garage rock. Wed., 9 pm, Bay Street Blues + Thurs., 10 pm, Savannah Blues + Sat., 8 pm, The Warehouse.
Touring acoustic “Coastal Country” troubadour. Wed. - Sun., Kevin Barry’s.
Intense rock covers on acoustic guitar. Wed. & Sun., 7:30 pm, The Warehouse.
Internationally known, local Chicago-style guitarist/singer. Mon., 6 pm, The Boathouse (Hilton Head) + Tues. (hosts Open Jam) - Wed., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge + Thurs. & Sun., 9 pm, Fiddler’s (River St.).
Acoustic rock/pop covers and originals. Fri., 10 pm, Molly MacPherson’s Pub.
Local neo-soul vocalist. Fri., 7 pm, Dimensions Art Gallery (410 MLK, Jr. Blvd.).
Southern rock/modern country covers. Wed., Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Gilley’s (Hinesville).
Well-liked local electric blues power trio. Thurs., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.
Touring Southeastern ‘down home’ combo (formerly known as Long Distance Call), known for ace harmonica work and gritty electric guitar. Fri., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge + Sat., 9 pm, Fiddler’s (River St.).
Double-bill of up-and-coming local indie-rockers. Kiterunner offers up emotional —as opposed to emo— guitar and keys-based Saddle Creek-esque ballads (with bass, cello and drums). PK’s the stage name of Kiterunner’s bassist, who records his own faux-naive po-mo pop, performing live to backing tracks as a one-man-band. Fri., 10 pm, Murphy’s Law Irish Pub.
Original Tybee metal/hard rock. Thurs., 9 pm, The Britannia (Wilmington Isl.).
Eclectic party band playing everything from Johnny Paycheck to Cheap Trick. Sat., 10 pm, Churchill’s Pub.
Excellent 7-string jazz guitarist’s band, w/guest vocalist John Brackett. Mon., 8 pm, The Jazz Corner (Hilton Head).
Modern, classic and Southern rock covers and originals. Fri., 9 pm, Jukebox Bar & Grill (Richmond Hill).
Tight R & B/rock party band w/strong vocals. Sat., 9:30 pm, Tantra Lounge.
Blues-rock w/guest guitarist Bob Erickson. Fri. - Sat., 9:30 pm, Scandals (Tybee).
Self-explanatory package bill of indie bands. Sat., 8 pm, Guitar Bar.
Kitschy, fun rock, pop and hip-hop covers — from Pink Floyd to LL Cool J. Thurs., 10 pm, Wild Wing Café.
Charleston-area rockers straddling the line between organic jams and good-time beach music. Fri., 10 pm, Wild Wing Café.
Fantastic, old-school outlaw country and honky-tonk act from Chattanooga. Fri., 11 pm, The Jinx.
Terrific, unpredictable funk-rock and soul cover act with chops to spare. Sun., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.