A Nickel Bag of Funk
Fronted by the sultry vocal powerhouse Leslie Gadson, this noteworthy local R & B/funk/soul cover act plays fast and loose with the arrangements of sexy, danceable hits and obscurities from the ‘60s forward. Sat., 9:30 pm, Tantra Lounge.
BC & The Rock Mob
Rock, and blues covers and originals, fronted by local guitarist Buddy Corns. Fri. - Sat., 10:30 pm, Bayou Café.
The Jeff Beasley Band
Old-time rock & roll covers, blues standards, and originals from a local singer/guitarist who spent time in Nashville and is now backed by a cast of veteran local players. Fri., 9 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park + Sun., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar + Mon., 7:30 pm, Murphy’s Law (solo).
Bottles & Cans
Energetic and unpredictable Delta-style electric blues and psychedelic garage-rock combo (with occasional detours into old-school country and the odd reggae number) led by singing guitarist Ray Lundy. Sat., 8 pm, The Warehouse + Sun., 8 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Young local acid rock-based jam-band, known for extended improvisational detours. Sat., 10:30 pm, Guitar Bar.
Courtenay Brothers Band
Modern and classic country, Southern rock and party tunes from a well-liked group led by singing, guitar-playing siblings from a musical family. Thurs., 10 pm, Wild Wing Café + Sun., Knights of Columbus Hall (Liberty St.).
The Dope Sandwich
Locally-based hip-hop collective, mixing rap, funk and R & B. Fri., 10 pm, Tantra Lounge.
Deep Blue 3
Rock solid local electric blues trio with a varied setlist. Fri., 8 pm, The Warehouse.
Johnny Fever & the Frantics
Loud, fast, sloppy and raucous old-school punk/hardcore from Columbia, S.C., with new regional teen hardcore act No Comply. Thurs., 8 pm, Metro Coffee House - ALL-AGES.
Classic and Southern rock, and country covers. Wed., Fri. & Sat., 9 pm, Gilley’s (Hinesville) + Sun., 8 pm, Spanky’s (Pooler).
Singing guitarist offering his own interpretations of a wide variety of popular rock, soul and country covers. Sat., 10 pm, The Islander (Wilmington Isl.).
The Billy Hoffman Quartet
One of the best local bop jazz combos, led by a standout trap drummer. Thurs., 8 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Listen 2 Three
Promising young, freshly-scrubbed guitar pop trio (with plenty of vocal harmonies) in the vein of the DMB or early John Mayer. Fri., 8 pm, Tubby’s (Thunderbolt).
Area metal/hard rock power trio featuring “Ragman” of the Christy Alan Band. Thurs., 10 pm, Wind Rose Café.
Beloved acoustic Irish troubadour (and host of the popular GPB radio show The Green Island) who’s been a favorite at this longtime pub on River St. for 2 decades. Wed. - Sun., Kevin Barry’s.
G.E. Perry & Strange Brew
Blues (and blues-rock) covers, led by a noted local guitarist and singer. Sat., 10 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House (Southside).Phantom Wingo
Hard-hitting Southern soul-drenched blues jam act noted for fiery guitar soloing and an agile rhythm section. Thurs., 10 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House (Southside).
The Angela Roberts Quartet
Acclaimed Fl. jazz outfit led by the impressive vocalist Roberts. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Kokopelli’s Jazz Club.
Local jazz trio (originals & covers) with female vocals. Fri., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar + Sat., 9 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Southern rock and country covers. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Red Leg Saloon (formerly the Silver Dollar Bar & Grill, Hwy 204).
Randy “Hatman” Smith
Acoustic guitarist playing beach, boogie and blues tunes to sequenced backing. Wed., 5 pm, Dolphin Reef Lounge (Tybee) + Fri. - Sat., 7 pm, Stingray’s (Tybee).