Monstrous Southern Rawk band from Atlanta thats like an 8-piece box of dark meat Mountain with 2 sides: a pint of Nashville Pussy and a brawl straight outta Hooper. Bourbon-stink bad boys who take no prisoners. Fri., 10 pm, The Jinx.
Backyard Tire Fire
Soulful Illinois trio led by brothers Ed and Matt Anderson. Their fiery attack is reminiscent of Govt Mule or Neil Youngs Crazy Horse, and theyve opened for The Bottlerockets, Leftover Salmon, Bloodkin and more. Fri., JJ Cagneys.
Solo acoustic gig from the frontman of regional alt.rockers Hazel Virtue. Wed., 10 pm, (hosts Open Mic Night), Finnegans Wake + Thurs., 8:30 pm, Moon River Brewing Company.
The David Buskirk Quintet
Saxophone-led jazz and soul led by one of The Permanent Tourists. Thurs., 7:30 pm, The Jazz Corner (Hilton Head).
Young, local grunge-punk act. Wed., 10 pm, AVM Entertainment Complex.
Rock covers (and a few originals) sung with vigor and played on acoustic guitar. Wed., 7 pm, Pogy Bar & Grill (Richmond Hill) + Thurs., 8 pm, Bernies On River Street + Fri., 5:30 pm & Sun. 4 pm, The Warehouse + Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Bayou Café.
Theodore Croker & His Band
Young, celebrated trumpeter whose grandfather was the legendary jazz artist Doc Cheatham. Fri. - Sat., 8:30 pm, Moon River Brewing Company.
Eric Culberson Blues Band
Longtime local guitar hero playing fiery, Chicago-style blues. Fri. - Sat., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.
Eat Mo' Music
Instrumental jazz quintet (bass, drums, guitar, trumpet, trombone) with an emphasis on soulful solos and funky grooves. Fri., 9 pm, Jazzd Tapas Bar + Sat., 10 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Eclectic party band playing quirky rock, pop, country and soul nuggets from the 50s to the 90s with members of Superhorse and Hot Pink Interior. Fri., 11:30 pm, Locos Deli & Pub.
Erickson & Strong
Blues, beach, boogie and calypso. Fri., 7 pm, Driftaway Café (Wilmington Island).
Big Apple-based standup comic, known as The Bad Boy of NYC. Wed., 11 pm, The Jazz Corner (Hilton Head).
Straight-up, old-school Southern rock covers and originals. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Tommys (Pooler) + Sat., 5 pm Oglethorpe Speedway Park (Connect Recommends).
Keith Kozel & The Foxedos
The Foxedos are a local anti-folk trio of multi-instrumentalists known from GAM, Blackwurm and Splitfinger. They open for Curtis Eller (Connect Recommends). Thurs., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean.
Lies - Guns 'N' Roses Tribute
Charleston GNR impersonators (not to be confused with the L.A.-based impersonators led by Axl Scary Face Rose. Fri., 10 pm, The Gold Club (Hwy 17).
Loyd, Lapointe, and Finch
Three singing acoustic guitarists, playing in the round. Julie Loyd started in musical theater and boasts a physicality and sense of drama. Lauren Lapointe is a fixture on our local scene, and Juliana Finch is a promising newcomer who crafts instantly likable (if rather pedestrian) contemporary folk-rock with a gritty edge. Tues., 7:30 pm, The Sentient Bean.
Brand-new regional electric blues band featuring former members of local favorites Bluesonics and The Ignitors. Sat., 9 pm, Jazzd Tapas Bar.
Local guitar-heavy jam band with a strong Allman Brothers/Widespread Panic vibe. Wed., Savannah Blues.
Rick & (Liquid) Ginger
Acoustic guitar and vocal duo (mostly covers) from popular local band Liquid Ginger. Thurs., 9 pm, Fiddlers Crab House + Fri., 9:30 pm, Café Loco (Tybee) + Sat., Felipés Mexican Restaurant.
"Georgia" Kyle Shiver
Impressive acoustic guitarist/singer offering blues, folk and country originals and covers. Wed., & Sat., 10 pm, Fiddlers Crab House + Fri., 7 pm, A.J.s Dockside + Sun., 10 pm, Café Loco (Tybee).
Athens-based songwriter who cites Tom Petty and Ryan Adams as influences. Sat., 10 pm, Finnegans Wake.