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Acoustic Singer/Songwriter Showcase

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.

"Bluesology" Lecture/Concert

Lecture and concert by slide guitar master J. Howard Duff. He’ll discuss the evolution of the blues from the 1930s Delta style through the ‘60s Chicago sound and on through to today’s 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 that’s 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 Bubba’s Oyster House.

Thomas Claxton

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.

Cosmos Mariner

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).

The 8-Tracks

Quirky rock, country and soul covers (from Jerry Reed to AC/DC) from members of Superhorse, GAM and Hot Pink Interior. Sat., 10 pm, Finnegan’s Wake (formerly O’Connell’s Irish Pub).

High Velocity

Southern rock covers and originals. Some of the band backed up Molly Hatchet’s 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.

Jukebox Journey

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.

Mama's Mojo

Polished electric blues – formerly known as The Ignitors. Sat., Pogy’s Bar & Grill (Richmond Hill).

Roger Moss

“Straight Up With A Twist” – a refreshing cabaret-style jazz show of popular American songs from one of the area’s 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.

Voodoo Soup

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.

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