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A taste of this week's live gigs
Akil (of Jurassic 5)

Special appearance (w/Quanstar) at this “Alternative Hip-hop night” by a founding member of the recently split rap act. $10 at the door. Tues., 11 pm, The Jinx.


Original rock/metal/ska/punk/funk. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Fiddler’s (downtown).


With their international notoriety on the rise and an amazing brand-new CD on esteemed modern metal label Relapse, these hometown heroes are poised for massive success. This is the kickoff show of an almost month-long East Coast tour. Tooth opens. Get there early, it should sell out. Wed., September 19, 11 pm, The Jinx.

The Jeff Beasley Band

Electric blues, early rock & roll, plus funky R & B originals. Wed., 7 pm (solo) & Fri., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar + Sat., 8 pm, The Warehouse (w/Bottles & Cans).

Bottles & Cans

Trashy, swinging Delta blues. Wed., 9 pm, Bay Street Blues + Thurs., 8 pm, Dawg House Grill + Fri., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge + Sat., 8 pm, The Warehouse + Mon., 10 pm, Fiddler’s (downtown) w/Jeff Beasely.

Eric Britt

Singer/songwriter from alt.rockers Hazel Virtue. Thurs. + Sun., 8:30 pm, Moon River Brewing Co.

DJ Sandoors

Hungarian Sandor Nagy shifted from drumming in European grind-core bands to recording and spinning “electro-house and trance/headbanging” dance music. Fri., 11 pm, B & B Ale House.

Gabriel Donahue

Irish-born multi-instrumentalist/singer who’s toured the world as a live member of The Chieftains, and scored Top 10 hits in his homeland. Wed. - Sun., Kevin Barry’s.

Eat Mo’ Music

Funky and smooth instrumental soul-jazz quartet. Fri., 9:30 pm, Tantra Lounge.

Willie Heath Neal

Outlaw-country singer/songwriter who cut his teeth on punk rock before discovering Steve Earle and Hank Sr. and diving into psycho-billy. Fri., 11 pm, The Jinx.


Regional “Southern Rock Funk” quartet with a strong grunge influence. Thurs. - Fri., 8 pm, The Island Grill (Pt. Wentworth) + Sat., 8:30 pm, Robin’s Nest (Pooler).

G.E. Perry & Strange Brew

Local blues-rock act fronted by a talented guitarist known for his slide work. Fri., 8 pm, The Warehouse.

Phantom Wingo

High-energy Southern soul with extended guitar jams, a la Gov’t Mule. Thurs., 9 pm, Fiddler’s (downtown).

Quiet Company

Infectious, lush and brainy Austin, Tx. power-pop trio that sound like The Posies and The Flaming Lips competing to see who can write the best Elliot Smith tribute. No idea if they can pull it off live, but on record it’s great. Fri., 10 pm, Guitar Bar.

8th Annual Savannah Pride

All-day celebration of Gay, Lesbian, Bi and Transgendered citizens, w/vendors, food, booze and entertainment by Kimberley Locke (of American Idol), DJ Joe Bermudez and folk singer Eric Himan. Family-oriented, and lawn chairs are welcome. Sat., 11 am - 9 pm, Johnson Square.

Savannah Sinfonietta

Works by Arnold, Mendelssohn and Brahms kick of their new season. Ticket info at (800) 514-3849. Fri., 8 pm, The Plantation Club (The Landings) + Sat., 8 pm, Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church (429 Abercorn St.).

The Brock Scott Quartet

Eclectic regional act combining ambient melodies with aspects of jazz, folk, blues and rock. With Just Friends and In The Picture. Sat., 8 pm, Metro Coffee House - ALL-AGES.


First show in almost 6 months by this 7-piece local pre-punk act drawing inspiration from the VU, Modern Lovers, Stones, Ramones and The Stooges, among others. Sat., 10 pm, The Jinx.

Voodoo Soup

Crazy-tight, vaguely freeform funk/soul/acid-rock cover act boasting some of the area’s most versatile players. Wed., 9 pm, Fiddler’s (downtown) + Thurs., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.