A Girl A Gun A Ghost
One of the most promising local metalcore bands from this area in the past few years. Also on this massive bill: Rawvia, Remove The Veil, Ashes of An Empire, The Hundredth and Dancefloor Tragedy. For directions to this venue, go to www.myspace.com/studiobga. Fri., 6 pm, Studio B (Glennville) - ALL-AGES.
A Nickel Bag of Funk
Groove-oriented soul, R & B and funk covers and originals with sultry female vocals. Fri., 9:30 pm, Tantra Lounge + Sat., 7 pm, North Beach Grill (Tybee).
Spry, eclectic Americana and roots-blues combo of Old-Time aficionado Joe Nelson and members of Bottles & Cans. Sun., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.
Local indie-rockers drawing on dub, reggae, punk, ska and jam music. Tues., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House (River St.).
The Von Barlow Ensemble
A famed jazz drummer who’s played with scores of legendary artists. For this gig, he’s joined by trumpet phenom Randall Haywood, the youngest member ever to join Wynton Marsalis’ Lincoln Ctr. Jazz Orch. $10 cover per set. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, 10:30 pm, midnight.
The Jeff Beasley Band
Electric blues, swing and early rock & roll covers. Fri., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar + Sat., 9 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Bottles & Cans
Raw, intense, houserockin’ blues quartet. Thurs., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House (River St.) + Fri., 8 pm, The Warehouse.
Longtime area singer/guitarist with a working repertoire of several thousand popular songs in a variety of genres. Wed. - Thurs. & Sun., 9 pm, Bayou Café
Young local acoustic songwriter. Fri., 9 pm, Metro Coffee House - ALL-AGES.
Deep Blue 3
Excellent and versatile modern electric blues combo. Sat., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.
The Dope Sandwich
Local positive rap/hip-hop/neo-soul collective with buzz. Fri., 11 pm, The Jinx.
Classically-trained jazz and pop vocalist who’s sung throughout the world. Thurs., 8 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Brash electric blues. Wed., 10 pm, Savannah Blues + Fri., 10 pm, Murphy’s Law Irish Pub + Sat., 8 pm, The Warehouse + Sun., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.
“Wacky” one-man performance art/music act from Philly, using lo-fi musical gear and processed vocals. Sun., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean - ALL-AGES.
Land What Land
Drowsy, Seattle-based, moribund psych-folk from the Skip Spence/Sister Lovers school. Like Jandek pitching woo to Dock Boggs. Frisco’s Leslie Gore opens. Sat., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean - ALL-AGES.
Liquid Ginger - unplugged
Female-fronted modern rock covers and originals - acoustic show. Fri., 9 pm, Bahama Bob’s (Savannah Mall).
Listen 2 Three
Promising young pop/rock trio playing covers and originals. Thurs., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.
Paul, Arlen & Flanigan
2 famed 7-string guitarists named Howard (Paul and Arlen) are joined by bassist Phil Flanigan for a standout night of instrumental improvisation. See also Connect Recommends. Mon., 8 pm, The Jazz Corner (Hilton Head).
Deep Southern soul and guitar jams. Fri., 7 pm, North Beach Grill (Tybee).
Bellowing, grungey, original local hard rock. Tues., 10 pm, Slugger’s.
Buzz-worthy regional rock act w/Brit-pop echoes. Fri., 10 pm, Wild Wing Café.
Over-the-top 7-piece garage rock spectacle likened to The Stooges and The VU. Rumored to be their last local show for some time. Sat., 11 pm, The Jinx.
Prolific songwriter in the vein of Petty & Hendrix. Fri., 10 pm, Jen’s & Friends.