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Teddy Adams Trio

Well-known local trombonist and jazz educator, who’s played with everyone from Cab Calloway to Joey DeFrancesco. He’s joined for this rare club date by a killer lineup of crazy good Florida traps drummer Quentin Baxter and Branford Marsalis’ bassist, Delbert Felix. There’;s not even a cover to get in. How cool is that? Sat., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.


Energetic and hard-to-peg local alternative band whose myriad of influences include dub reggae, ska and acid-rock. Tues., 10 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.

The Back River Ramblers

Excellent country and blues-tinged acoustic duo featuring songwriters “Georgia Kyle” Shiver and Daryl Wise. Sat., 10 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.


Buzz-worthy modern metal band from Savannah that tours frequently on the DIY circuit, and is steadily building a nationwide name as a live act to reckon with. Sun., 5:30 pm, Starland Outdoor Stage (40th & Bull Sts.) - ALL AGES.

Bottles & Cans

Raw, unfettered, electric houserockin’ music. Fri., Savannah Blues.

Eric Britt

Solo acoustic set from the frontman and main songwriter of regional alt.rockers Hazel Virtue. Wed., 6 pm, Tubby’s (River St.) + Thurs., Moon River Brewing Company.

Thomas Claxton

Energetic acoustic guitarist and singer offering rock and pop hits. Mon., Daiquiri Depot (Pooler) + Wed., Pogy’s Bar & Grill (Richmond Hill) + Thurs., 7 pm, Bernie’s on River St + Fri. - Sat., Bayou Café.

ason Courtenay & Barry Johnson

Two guitarists – both veterans of the Savannah acoustic cover scene – join forces to harmonize and play on a variety of popular rock, country and pop hits. Thurs., 7 pm, Tubby’s (Thunderbolt).

Don Coyer

Local solo cover act specializing in Southern and classic rock hits. Wed., 7 pm, The Island Grill (Pt. Wentworth).


Eat Mo' Music

New instrumental quintet (trumpet, bass, drums, trombone and guitar) offering jazz, blues and funk grooves. It’s an invigorating approach that few local combos have taken over the past 2 decades. Fri. - Sat., 8:30 pm, Moon River Brewing Co.

the everybodyfields

Acoustic trio from the fertile musical soil of Johnson City, Tn. Based out of the famous listening room The Down Home, they have gone on to play NPR’s Mountain Stage, and a variety of East Coast music festivals. Their rotating vocals, guitar, electric bass, and dobro allows them to float between Old-Time, alternative folk and even classic country styles. Sat., 8 pm, Sentient Bean.


First Friday for Folk Music

This time around, The Savannah Folk Music Society’s family-oriented coffeehouse-style show includes Atlanta’s Veronika Jackson; Ontario’s female folk duo The Sirens; and the everybodyfields (see above). Jackson’s sound incorporates gospel, blues and folk. She is also distinguished by being one of the few black artists on the modern folk circuit. The Sirens are rooted in 1920s crooning and ragtime. As always, this is a smoke and alcohol-free ALL-AGES event, with a suggested donation of $2. Fri., 7:30 pm, Wesleyan Monumental United Methodist Church (429 Abercorn St.).

Gymini CD Release Afterparty

Local rapper once known as Double Deuce, when dancing and crewing for the 69 Boyz.He’s known for putting a commercial slant on street music, and has collaborated win the past with one of Lil’ Jon’s Eastside Boyz, some of whom are supposed to appear at this party – although, I’m told they likely will not be performing, and there is no guarantee that Lil’ Jon himself will be there. Fri., NV Night Club (Nevaeh/Top Floor).

Trae Gurley's Swoonatra

Increasingly in-demand Frank Sinatra tribute act by a local singer and thespian. He focuses on tunes from the period when Ol’ Blue Eyes worked with big-band arranger Billy May. Thurs., 7 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.


Ultra-heavy downtuned metal act from Atlanta. Sat., The Jinx.


See Music Interview. Sun., 5:30 pm, Starland Outdoor Stage (40th & Bull Sts.) - ALL AGES.

Liquid Ginger

Slick, local, female-fronted pop, that should appeal to fans of No Doubt or recent Liz Phair. Sat., NV Night Club (Sedah/Main Floor).

Municipal Waste

Richmond, Va. thrashcore in the tradition of DRI, Suicidal Tendencies, and Nuclear Assault. Known for a humorous, hard-partying outlook. They’re soon to release a CD on the Earache label. Sun., 5:30 pm, Starland Outdoor Stage (40th & Bull Sts.) - ALL AGES.

Ricardo Ochoa’s Jazz & Tango Kings

Unique local act centered around some of the best jazz and classical players on the nightlife scene. They offer spirited takes on mood music, captivating jazz, and of course – tangos. Fri., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.


Terrific Savannah quartet offering groove-heavy jam and dance music that draws as much on organic hip-hop and reggae as it does rock & roll. Fri., Locos Deli & Pub.

Puma Reflex

Rare local set from a punk-influenced electroclash band known for minimalist aesthetics and vintage synth and vocoder sounds. Based in Ohio, they maintain strong ties to our area, where they played their first live shows. Fri., 7 pm, Starland CCA (2424 Bull St.) - ALL AGES.

Clayton Ravine

Charleston group mixing popular covers and originals in the vein of The Dave Matthews Band, among others. Fri., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.


Greg Snyder

Jazz vocalist (and recent transplant from Illinois) who’s fluent in the styles of Dean Martin, Nat King Cole and Tony Bennett. Wed., Jazz’d Tapas Bar.

The Still

Brand new (and very young) indie-rock band who cites local Christian hardcore heroes Showbread as a main influence. This coffeehouse show is open to ALL-AGES. Fri., 9 pm, Sweet Treats (Wilmington Isl.).

Too Blue

Newly revamped local blues combo (note the different spelling of the name) featuring guitarists Jeff Beasley and Ray Lundy (Bottles & Cans), plus Marty “Lockjaw” Ellis on harmonica. Thurs., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.


See Connect Recommends. Fri., 9 pm, Shamrock’s Irish Pub (Wilmington Isl.) + Sat., NV Night Club (Sedah/Main Floor).


Infamous Southern sludgecore act fronted by Dave “Dixie” Collins, formerly of the out-of-control BUZZOV-EN. Sat., The Jinx.

The Earl Williams Quartet

Blues and contemporary jazz favorites from an Island regular. Wed., 7 pm, The Jazz Corner (Hilton Head).

The Greg Williams Band

Blues and folk-based rock centered around Williams handful of original indie LPs. The band features a strong rhythm section (with a dedicated percussionist), fiery guitarwork, and great vocals. Fri., 10 pm, JJ Cagney’s.