Bottles & Cans
Spirited Delta-style electric blues/garage-rock combo that swings like a mother. Thurs., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House (River St.) + Sat., 9 pm, Bay Street Blues.
Kim Calhoun & Friends
Recently reunited combo of regional bar-band veterans, offering well-known country and pop covers, plus originals. Sat., 8 pm, The Sea Grill (Pt. Wentworth).
Chris Chandler Trio w/Claire Frazier
Cool, piano-led jazz combo, featuring a highly-rated female vocalist who recently moved here form the West Coast. Thurs., 8 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Eric Culberson Blues Band
Fiery Memphis and Chicago-style electric blues, led by one of the area’s finest guitarists and frontmen. Tues. (hosts Open Jam Night) - Wed., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge + Thurs., 9 pm, Augie’s Pub (Richmond Hill).
Atlanta-based cover band specializing in ‘80s rock and new wave. Sun., 2 pm, Malone’s (315 W. River St.).
1st Friday For Folk Music
Alcohol and smoke-free family-oriented acoustic showcase, featuring the Pete Seeger approved Sparky & Rhonda Rucker (as heard on A Prairie Home Companion), locals Patchwork (specializing in Celtic, nautical-themed folk) and Athens’ Bob Hay & The Jolly Beggars (formerly known as The Squalls) who interpret the songs of the late poet Robert Burns. Free with a suggested donation of $2 to the Savannah Folk Music Society. Fri., 7:30 pm, Wesley Mon. United Methodist Church (429 Abercorn St.) - ALL-AGES.
Loud, fast rules at this spacious, ALL-AGES venue about 45 min. from Savannah. Thursday’s bill includes CDC, xRepresentx, Make Your Mark and The Guillotine. Friday’s bill includes Like The Phoenix, Shy Step Back, The Signature Escape, Permanent Holiday and Second Thief. Check www.myspace.com/studiobga for directions. Thurs. - Fri., 8 pm, Studio B (Glennville) - ALL-AGES.
Southern, classic rock and modern country hits from veteran players. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Red Leg Saloon (Hwy 204).
Reformed lineup of a hip regional alt.rock act led by songwriter Eric Britt. Fri., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House (River St.) + Sat., 10 pm, Murphy’s Law Irish Pub.
New local rockers. Sat., 9 pm, Bogey’s.
Unabashedly retro Fl.-based mid-’80s style agit-pop band in the noisy, melodic-thrash mold of Dinosaur Jr, Husker Du and a less technical Minutemen. With fellow Floridians, nasal power-punk trio Sir Prize Fighter. Wed., 11 pm, The Jinx.
Listen 2 Three
Up-and-coming local modern guitar pop with sunny vocal harmonies and catchy hooks. Sat., 10 pm, Shamrock’s Irish Pub (Wilmington Isl.).
The Long Awaited
Hard-rocking local cover band, featuring frontman Thomas Claxton, plus members of ‘80s bar-band heroes Shut Up & Drive. Sat., 10 pm, Wild Wing Café.
Female-fronted modern rock act with a loyal following (covers & originals). Fri., 9 pm, Bahama Bob’s Grand Opening (Savannah Mall) + Sat., 1 pm (Unplugged show), also see Connect Recommends.
The Magic Rocks
Eclectic rock, country and soul cover band playing everything from The Byrds to Spinal Tap. Sat., 8 pm, The Warehouse.
The Roger Moss Quintet
Captivating jazz cabaret combo led by a classically-trained vocalist. Fri., 9 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Soulful, hard-rocking original blues-based jam-band with a distinct Southern vibe. Thurs., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House (Southside).
The Train Wrecks
Hard-hitting bar band mixing alt.country, heartland rock and kitchen-sink blues. Thurs., 10 pm, Murphy’s Law Irish Pub + Fri., 8 pm, The Warehouse + Sat., 10 pm, Locos (downtown).
Wolling & Wise
Locals mixing bluegrass grit with a ‘70s acoustic singer/songwriter vibe. Fri., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.