Monthly event hosted by Lauren Lapointe (who also performs), bringing together local, regional and national artists. This lineup includes: guitarist John Powers, a Savannah Folk Music Society mainstay; N.C.s Vicki Blankenship, whose haunting material has been compared to that of Neil Young; and young regional Hendrix acolyte Dylan Kight. Thurs., 7:30 pm, The Sentient Bean.
Lecture and concert by slide guitar master J. Howard Duff. Hell discuss the evolution of the blues from the 1930s Delta style through the 60s Chicago sound and on through to todays rock and roll. Sat., 7 pm, Mars The Real Estate Store (Bluffton) - FREE TO ALL AGES.
Clavinet-heavy jam quartet that lists The Mahavishnu Orchestra and Herbie Hancock as influences on their bouncy melodies. Sat., Savannah Blues.
Newly reconfigured local R & B trio that offers danceable shuffles and solid, rocking, guitar-based Chicago-style blues. Fri., Savannah Blues.
Bottles & Cans
Rough and edgy Delta-style blues thats equal parts Tom Waits, T-Model Ford, Hound Dog Taylor and The Black Keys.Thurs., Savannah Blues + Fri. - Sat., Mercury Lounge.
Longtime solo cover artist (and vocalist in The JoJa Band) who knows thousands of popular tunes. Sat., 7 pm, Uncle Bubbas Oyster House.
Singing acoustic guitarist (pop and rock covers) with an intense manner. Wed., 7 pm, Pogy's Bar & Grill (Richmond Hill) + Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, The Bayou Café + Fri. - Sat., 5:30 pm & Sun., 4 pm, The Warehouse.
First show in ages from this local jam-oriented college rock group. Sat., B & B BIlliards/The Cellar.
Chuck & Bucky
Acoustic guitar duo offering mainstream pop, rock and country hits. Wed., 7 pm, Driftaway Café (Sandfly).
Quirky rock, country and soul covers (from Jerry Reed to AC/DC) from members of Superhorse, GAM and Hot Pink Interior.Sat., 10 pm, Finnegans Wake (formerly OConnells Irish Pub).
Southern rock covers and originals. Some of the band backed up Molly Hatchets Danny Joe Brown). Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Silver Dollar Bar & Grill (Hwy 204).
Louder than bombs male/female bass and drums duo from Athens with an international rep for eerie, sensual metallic soundscapes. Fri., 10 pm, The Jinx.
Long-running musical tribute to pop stars and genres of the last several decades in the restored historic Savannah Theatre.Wed. - Sat., 8 pm + Sat. - Sun., 3 pm, Savannah Theatre.
Polished electric blues formerly known as The Ignitors. Sat., Pogys Bar & Grill (Richmond Hill).
Straight Up With A Twist a refreshing cabaret-style jazz show of popular American songs from one of the areas most celebrated vocalists. Sat., 9 pm, The Mansion on Forsyth Park.
The Round Table (CD Release)
Farewell concert from one of the more interesting and dedicated emo-tinged indie-rock acts to emerge from the greater Savannah area in recent memory. Kindred DIY spirits Estrela, Chevy Chase Stabbed The King, Erich Defeo and Chelsea Logue play as well. Fri., Starland CCA (2424 Bull St.) - ALL AGES.
Three's Company (P-Groove)
With Perpetual Groove perpetually on the road (they recently played Japan!), about the only way folks in Savannah can see these local jam-band heroes is in stripped-down lineups or side projects like this one. Sat., Locos Deli & Pub.
Hard-grooving blues-rock and soul from this tight, jam-influenced local group featuring members of The Permanent Tourists and The Greg Williams Band. Sun., 9 pm, Mercury Lounge.