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Acoustic Singer/Songwriter Showcase

Monthly show featuring touring and local artists. This bill includes the Florida duo Tammerlin (folk and roots music played on acoustic and electric guitar and percussion), Nashville’s Marie McGilvray (soulful alt.folk likened to Joan Osborne and Jane Siberry), local Megan Garrison (sparse, quiet covers and originals on guitar), and Savannah’s Lauren Lapointe – a sensitive and devoted tunesmith who’s starting to tour more. Thurs., 7:30 pm, The Sentient Bean.

Annie Allman

Killer talent (guitar, bass, drums) who honed her skills on the Chicago jazz scene. Sun., 7 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar + Tues., 9 pm, Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub.

The Teddy Adams Ensemble

Tight jazz combo led by veteran trombonist Adams, long a driving force in the Coastal Jazz Association. Thurs., 8 pm, The Mansion on Forsyth Park.

Argyle, Gravy, Knee Deep & Drowning

Challenging triple bill of local original talent, offering funk/reggae hybrids, Carl Stalling-inspired instrumental hard rock, and anthemic metalcore. Fri., 10 pm, Locos Deli & Pub.

Circle Takes The Square

Internationally-known Savannah hardcore act whose explosive and idiosyncratic approach to song structure and brash male-female vocals have won them raves in the punk underground as well as in mainstream glossies like Rolling Stone. With Hot Cross (disjointed emo-core w/ex-Interpol drummer), Transistor Transistor (straight-up DIY hardcore), and The Gosphel. Fri., 10 pm, The Jinx.

Mary Davis & Company

Acoustic pop and rock cover trio featuring members of Band In The Park. Sat., 7 pm, Uncles Bubba’s Oyster House.

Dueling Pianos

Savannah’s only show of its type, where the audience calls the shots – trying to stump 2 hopped-up singing keyboardists with cocktail napkin requests. Every night’s show is a little different, so you never know quite what’ll happen. Wed. - Sat., 9 pm, Savannah Smiles.

Eat Mo' Music

Mostly instrumental funk and soul jazz quintet featuring celebrated local rock guitarist Bart Zipperer (The Six Million Dollar Band) and trumpeter John Tisbert. Fri., 9:30 pm, Il Pasticcio + Sat., 9 pm, The Mansion on Forsyth Park.

The 8-Tracks

Quirky party band (members of Superhorse, GAM, Hot Pink Interior) playing rock, country and soul rarities. Fri. - Sat., 9:30 pm, Scandals (Tybee).

Kirtan Chanter David Newman

A rare appearance by a recording artist who mixes his own material with traditional Indian call-and-response devotionals to create a relaxed environment that is said to evoke mystical and ecstatic spiritual revelations among listeners. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Fri., 7:30 pm, Epworth Methodist Church (2201 Bull St.) – ALL-AGES.



See Music Interview. Sat., 10 pm, Locos Deli & Pub.

The Rounders

Outlaw Country from Chattanooga, with a serious ‘70s vibe and a strong local fanbase. Sat., 10 pm, The Jinx.

Shrimp City Slim

Charleston-based group playing a mixture of beach, boogie and electric blues. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.

Ricky Standard

Pop and soft rock covers from a talented acoustic guitarist and singer. Wed. & Sat., 9 pm, 1790 Restaurant.

The Chris Talley Band

Roots-rock from a multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter based in Athens, Ga. Sat., 10 pm, Finnegan’s Wake.

The Warren Vache Quartet

A master at the cornet, trumpet and flugelhorn, Vache has worked with everyone from Rosemary Clooney and Benny Goodman to Bobby Short and Gerry Mulligan. He’s got over 35 LPs to his name, and teaches at Julliard when not playing and singing. For his 1st regional appearance in 6 years, he’ll be backed by some of the best players in the area. Fri. - Sat., 7:30 pm, The Jazz Corner (Hilton Head).


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