This rescheduled screening of the campy Spielberg-produced 80s kid flick will be followed by a Q & A with one of the films child stars, who now practices entertainment law in Hollywood. Fri., 7 pm, Trustees Theatre.
Eddie & Martha Adcock
Music Interview. Fri., 7:30 pm, Randy Woods Concert Hall (Bloomingdale).
Connect Recommends. Thurs., 10:30 pm, Phat Kat Lounge (at Ibiza Nightlife).
The Laura Blackley Band
Connect Recommends. Fri., 10 pm, Café Loco (Tybee).
Versatile unit offering different styles of electric blues from swampy Texas rock to classic uptown Chicago shuffles. Fri. - Sat., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.
Quartet of guitarist John Banks and bassist Phil McDonald (The Sapphire Bullets), drummer Jesse Jordan (The Veraflames), and keyboardist Hank Miller, playing adroit rock, soul and blues covers. Fri., 9 pm, Jazzd Tapas Bar.
Connect Recommends. Sat., The Jinx.
Dig Shovel Dig
Synth-happy punk rock kiddies from Asheville playing frenzied electroclash while aping late-period Tom Waits vocal mannerisms. Sat., The Jinx.
Far From Perfect
Earnest and devout local Christian duo playing originals and spiritually modified covers (i.e., Take A Walk On The God Side) on acoustic guitars. Sat., noon, Seeds of Faith Bookstore (Mall Blvd.)
Connect Recommends. Fri., JJ Cagneys.
Slick and tight regional modern rockers led by frontman Eric Britt. Their latest effort is one of the most impressive and radio-friendly discs to come out of this area. Sat., OConnells Irish Pub.
Goth Night returns to this downtown alternative dance club, hosted by old-school wax-wrangler DJ Elgie. Thurs., Club One (18+).
The Long Awaited
Heavy-handed current and classic rock covers from ex-members of Shut Up & Drive, The Dynamic Duo and Big Nasty. Sat., 9:30 pm, Daiquiri Depot (Pooler).
Connect Recommends. Fri., The Jinx.
One of the pre-eminent NYC hardcore bands (since the early 80s), they continue to be one of the most respected groups in that realm, and no self-respecting hardcore fan would miss seeing them at least once. Wed., Nov. 10th, The Jinx.
The Permanent Tourists
Excellent funk and soul party band playing everything from Prince to The Stones. Theyre known for a wicked-tight rhythm section. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, The Oyster Bar (Wilmington island).
Two complete sets (in a rare small club show) from these internationally-known Celtic rock sensations. Wed., 9 pm & 11 pm, OConnells Irish Pub.
The Six Parts Seven
Ohio instrumental indie-rock (w/lovely pedal steel). Songwriter Brian Straw opens this FREE, ALL-AGES show (sponsored by SCADRadio.org). Wed., 8 pm, O-House (Oglethorpe & Barnard Streets).
Speaking Bean Poetry Slam
Monthly spoken word open mic hosted by this esteemed Atlanta troubadour Kodac Harrison, featuring playwright and novelist Collin Kelley, who was nominated for Georgia Author of The Year. Thurs., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean.
High-energy funk and soul jam group featuring members of The Permanent Tourists and The Greg Williams Band. Wed., JJ Cagneys.
CD release party from the former frontman of locals Hoboerotic. A genuinely talented (if frustratingly inconsistent) postpunk singer/songwriter. Fri., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean.
Masterful folklorist and singer, who plays a bakers dozen of acoustic instruments, including dulcimers, autoharp, melodeon, cittern and harmonica. He incorporates humorous anecdotes on musical history into his wide-ranging shows. Johnny Cash was a big fan, as well... Fri., 7:30 pm, The Ships of The Sea Maritime Museum.