As the name implies, this is an eclectic and vaguely psychedelic oriented side project of local garage-blues rockers Bottles & Cans. Sun., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.
Acoustic Singer/Songwriter Showcase
Sampling of regional and local talent, curated by local acoustic guitarist and songstress Lauren Lapointe, who also performs herself. Thurs., 7 pm, The Sentient Bean.
The Teddy Adams Group
Local music scene mainstay Adams has been one of the leading proponents of jazz education in Savannah for years. He fronts a solid combo playing standards and some of his own compositions. Thurs., 8 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Annie Allman & Friends
Seasoned local jazz and blues players led by a talented multi-instrumentalist related to the famed Allman Brothers. Wed. - Fri., 5 pm, Cobblestone Conch House.
Energetic, genre-blending local indie-rockers incorporating ska, punk, reggae and jam grooves. Tues., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.
The Jeff Beasley Band
Early rock & roll covers, plus blues standards and Cajun-tinged originals from a local guitarist/vocalist/percussionist. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar + Mon., 7:30 pm (solo show), Murphy’s Law Pub.
Bottles & Cans
Local electric blues band that draws on Nuggets-esque garage rock, Vaudevillian swing, and Fat Possum-inspired out-freakage. Thurs., 10 pm, Savannah Blues + Fri., 9 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
BC & The Rock Mob
Local hard and classic rock cover band that plays a few originals by their prolific and flashy lead guitarist and frontman Buddy Corns. Thurs. & Sun., 7 pm (solo shows), The Island Grill (Pt. Wentworth) + Fri. - Sat., 10:30 pm, Bayou Café.
The Chuck Courtenay Band
Ace roadhouse country and Southern rock party band led by a longtime local guitarist and vocalist, and featuring talented veteran ringers pianist Hank Miller, drummer Jesse Jordan (The Veraflames), bassist Tim Burke (The Jimmy Wolling Band), and slide guitarist G.E. Perry (Strange Brew). Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Tubby’s (Thunderbolt).
Eric Culberson Blues Band
Locally-based, internationally-known Chicago and Memphis-style electric blues band known for their leader’s stinging lead guitar style and propulsive rhythm section. Tues. (hosts Open Jam Night) - Wed., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge + Sun., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.
Deep Blue 3
Versatile, well-oiled quartet offering electric blues covers. Fri., 7 pm, Sorry Charlie’s + Sat., 8 pm, The Warehouse.
Unusual rock, country and soul cover band made up of members of local original groups like GAM, Superhorse, Hot Pink Interior and The Judge & The Jury. They’re known for a unique setlist and tight vocal harmonies. Fri. - Sat., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.
Formerly of the underrated NYC band The Hangdogs, this guitarist plays and sings melodic, pop and punk-laced rock which features no small amount of obscenity and innuendo. His new album was produced by longtime Dwight Yoakam sideman Pete Anderson. Sun., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean.
Trae Gurley’s Swoonatra
Local thespian and vocalist celebrating the legacy of Frank Sinatra’s Golden Age of big band albums with a heartfelt tribute. Thurs., 7 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.
Manic and intense electric blues cover trio led by Brett “Hitman” Bernard. Tues. & Wed. (hosts Open Mic Night) + Sat., , 10 pm, Savannah Blues.
Tybee-based original metal power trio, featuring Brian “Ragman” Dingess, formerly of local hard rock band Rehab. Thurs., 10 pm, Wind Rose Café (Tybee).
Marshgrass feat. “Georgia Kyle” Shiver, Jimmy Wolling, Timmy Burke & Fiddlin’ Scott Holton
This local “supergroup” of powerfully talented acoustic roots musicians play a mixture of bluegrass, country, folk and blues. Expect plenty of sweet harmonies and rave-ups (along with the unmistakable aroma of the Flea Market’s famous deep fried pickles). Sat. - Sun., 1 pm, Keller’s Flea Market.
Accomplished Celtic troubadour who sings and plays traditional and contemporary Irish music and acoustic pop on guitar and bodhran. Mon. - Tues., Kevin Barry’s.
Entrancing, female-fronted, post-modern Atlanta-based guitar pop with a strong nod to the dreamy, VU-inspired droning sing-alongs of Luna and PJ Harvey. They’re winning praise from critics for their meticulously arranged and sparkling ditties. Sat., 10:30 pm, Guitar Bar.
Brendan Polk & David Keller
Polk is an amazing young jazz piano prodigy and Keller is an experienced bassist. Sun., 7 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.
Savannah Sinfonietta & Savannah Choral Society’s “South Pacific In Concert”
Regional actors join forces with two distinct classical music groups to offer a one-night-only performance adaptation of Rogers and Hammerstein’s beloved stage production set on an island paradise. For tickets (priced from $15 - $25), call the SCAD Box Office at 525-5050 or go online at www.scad.edu/venues/lucas. Sat., 8 pm, Lucas Theatre.
Local jazz standards trio featuring singing bassist Maggie Evans, guitarist Jackson Evans and drummer Mark Cordray. Sat., 9 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Formerly known as Gravy, this instrumental prog-art-rock-metal outfit is one of the most unique original bands in the area. They’ve been around for years, but somehow can’t seem to grow a large following — despite the fact that they write complex, challenging music and are twice as tight as most of the other (more accessible) groups in the area. Not for the faint of heart, but well worth a serious listen. Arch local satirical noisemakers Armadildo open this show. Fri., 11 pm, The Jinx.
Rick & (Liquid) Ginger
Unplugged duo set from two key members of local modern rock faves Liquid Ginger (covers and originals). Fri., 6 pm, Wild Wing Café.
Local singer/guitarist offering a wide variety of pop and rock covers and standards. Fri., 10 pm, Jen’s & Friends.
Street Circus Symphony
First major local gig for this brand-new Sublime-esque funk and hip-hop-tinged reggae/rock group. Up-and-coming local hip-hop combo Dope Sandwich opens the show. Sat., 10 pm, Locos Deli & Pub (Downtown).
Funky, lowdown, freewheeling jam-oriented cover group that features some of the area’s finest soul and rock players, as well as the occasional special guest sitting in for a set or two. Sun., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.
Prolific, locally-based guitarist/songwriter playing hard-rock, delta blues, and lush, contemporary folk-pop. Sat., 10 pm, Molly MacPherson’s’ Scottish Pub.
Local singer and acoustic guitarist offering a large repertoire of popular covers in a variety of styles, performed with great nuance. Fri. - Sat., 7 pm, Dewey’s Dockside.
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