S.C. Americana/power-pop band that rocks like The Bottle Rockets crossed with late-period ‘Placemats. Openers The Liabilities hail from Macon and feature former Hank Vegas members. Think Social D. with a hard-on for John Prine instead of Johnny Cash. Fri., 11 pm, The Jinx.
Fun and impressive local indie-rockers whose memorable originals are equal parts punk, ska, reggae and jam. Fri., 10 pm, Locos Deli & Pub (Downtown).
The Jeff Beasley Band
Old-time rock & roll covers, blues standards, and originals from a local singer/guitarist. Fri. - Sat., 10 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar + Mon., 7:30 pm (solo), Murphy’s Law.
Bottles & Cans
Mix of raw Delta blues and psychedelic garage-rock. Wed., 10 pm, Savannah Blues + Fri., 9 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Deep Blue 3
Local trio playing electric blues. Sat., 9 pm, Pogy’s Bar & Grill (Richmond Hill).
Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Famous New Orleans funk group popular with jazzbos and jam-band fans alike. Wed., French Quarter Café (Statesboro).
The Robbie Ducey Band
South Ga.-based modern blues guitarist and singer. Fri., 10 pm, Savannah Blues.
Eat Mo’ Music
Funky soul-jazz quintet featuring bad-ass wah-wah guitar and lead trumpet. Fri., 9:30 pm, Luna Lounge @ Il Pasticcio.
Equinox Jazz Quartet
Local hard-bop combo led by a transplanted Louisiana saxman. Thurs., 8 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
The Flight Out
Challenging, atmospheric modern rock. Also appearing, Modern Society and up-and-coming Athens power-poppers The Empties. Fri., 7 pm, Creole Red.
From Exile, Zoroaster
A double whammy of bludgeoning, bottom-heavy modern sludge metal from Hotlanta. Sat., 11 pm, The Jinx.
The Georgia Fire Band
Regional act doing Southern and classic rock covers. Fri., 8 pm, The Warehouse.
Local electric blues cover trio. Mon., 10 pm + Tues. (host Open Mic) + Thurs. + Sat., 10 pm, Savannah Blues + Sun., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.
The Magic Rocks
Eclectic rock, soul and Americana cover trio featuring members of local original bands Superhorse, GAM and Hot Pink Interior. Sat., 8 pm, The Warehouse.
The Roger Moss Quintet
Showtunes, standards and cabaret numbers from one of Savannah’s finest classically-trained vocalists. Sat., 9 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Philip Palmer/Dan Sweigert
Intimate show from the songwriters behind regional alt.rock bands Port City Music and 9 On Bali. Sat., 8 pm, Bluffton Coffee House (Bluffton) - ALL-AGES.
Rick & (Liquid) Ginger
Unplugged set of pop covers and originals from key members of local rock band Liquid Ginger. Fri., 6 pm, Wild Wing Café.
“Savannah Sound Sampler”
Free local indie-rock showcase with the Pumpkins-esque I Am Sound, plus the erratic, punk-inspired No Comply. Tues., 7 pm, Oglethorpe House (Oglethorpe Ave. & Barnard St.) - ALL-AGES.
Seven Gates To Elsewhere
Bluesey, soulful, vaguely psychedelic local rock band. Fri., 10 pm, Murphy’s Law.
“Georgia Kyle” Shiver
“Gypsy” guitarist/songwriter playing blues, folk and country styles. Wed., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House + Thurs., 10 pm, Shamrocks (Wilmington Isl.) + Fri., 7 pm, AJ’s Dockside (Tybee) + Sat., 10 pm (w/Fiddlin’ Scott Holton), Café Loco (Tybee).
The Train Wrecks
Increasingly popular local roadhouse roots-rock quartet. Thurs., 10 pm, Murphy’s Law + Fri., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge + Tues., (hosts Open Mic), Wild Wing Café.
High-energy blend of post-punk, synthpop, new wave and noise that seems geared to the Goth dance crowd. DJ Shrapnel also spins his standard Industrial Resurrection mix. Thurs., 10 pm, Club One.
Prolific blues-rock and pop guitarist/songwriter with several acclaimed indie CDs. Thurs., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House + Fri., 8 pm, One Hot Mama’s (Bluffton).