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A taste of this week's live gigs
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Jim Reed


Excellent local electric blues/shuffle quartet focusing on standards. Sat., 8 pm, The Warehouse.

Bottles & Cans

Swinging, garage-rock influenced electric blues with an eclectic setlist and a punk edge. Wed., 9 pm, Bay Street Blues + Thurs., 7 pm, Dawg House Grill + Sat., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.

Mary Davis & Co.

Pop, rock, shag and soul cover combo. Thurs., 7 pm, Baja Cantina (The Landings) + Sat., 8 pm, Marlin Monroe’s (Tybee).

Deep Blue 3

Versatile electric blues band playing standards, contemporary tunes and originals. Fri., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.

Eat Mo’ Music

Funky, instrumental soul-jazz combo featuring trumpet and wah guitar. Sat., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.

1st Friday Fetish Night

Debauched monthly theme party MC’d by local scenester icon Chris Cook. This time around, “Pussycat Ball III” features live fetish shows plus award-winning DJ Analog Kid. Fri., 10 pm, B & B Ale House.

1st Friday for Folk Music

Un-debauched monthly acoustic concert series MC’d by local Mighty Wind icon Hank Weisman, President of the Savannah Folk Music Society. Acts include: East Tn. songwriter/storyteller Gary Hensley (Americana, blues, bluegrass); Austin guitarist/tunesmith Jeff Talmadge; and local finger-style guitarist and singer Tuck Brawner. Free to ALL-AGES with a suggested $2 donation to the SFMS. Fri., 7:30 pm, Wesley Mon. United Methodist Church (429 Abercorn St.) - ALL-AGES.

David Flannery/Paul Rader

Acoustic guitar duo (covers/originals) featuring Rader, a talented Ohio native wiht a great voice who had a strong following here some years ago, and has recently returned. Fri., 10 pm, Molly MacPherson’s.

Latin Jazz Motion

Percussion-heavy, regional Latin jazz combo featuring Maggie Evans of Silver Lining. Fri., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.

The Roger Moss Quintet

Snappy jazz cabaret act with a celebrated local vocalist and many top area players. Fri., 9 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.

The Permanent Tourists

Slick, tight R & B/rock party band with great vocals. Fri., 9:30 pm, Tantra Lounge.

The Jimi Ray Band

Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute. Thurs., 9 pm, Fiddler’s (River St.) + Fri., 8 pm, The Warehouse.

Remora, Electric Bird Noise

Remora’s a one-man, low-fi guitar drone/vocals project from Raleigh that’s cut from the same cloth as My Bloody Valentine, Swans and Flying Saucer Attack, but (one assumes) at a volume which will be pleasant in a coffeehouse. The one-man EBN is on the same ultra-indie label and opts for mesmerizing sonic guitar landscapes both morose and uplifting (he’s opened for System of A Down and Fear Factory). Also on the bill: Embryonic Language Pilgrims, a jazz-influenced side-project of Port City Music. Fri., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean - ALL-AGES.

Rhythm Riot

Kitschy and fun rock/pop party band with an upbeat, varied setlist and both male and female vocals. Fri., 9 pm, Jukebox Bar & Grill (Richmond Hill).

Turtle Folk

Noteworthy local jam group named Best local Rock Band in our last Readers Poll. Sat., 10 pm, Locos (downtown).

Two Originals

Acoustic guitar duo offering blues, rock and Dead covers. Tues., 10 pm, Stogies + Fri., 9 pm, Kasey’s Gourmet Grille.

Voodoo Soup

Versatile soul/funk/R & B jam act armed with mad chops and a setlist of beloved covers. Wed., 9 pm, Fiddler’s (River St.) + Sun., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.


Relentless, overdriven Southern sludge-core. Sat., 11 pm, The Jinx.