Solo jazz and blues guitar from an ace player and key member of both The Sapphire Bullets and The Fundamentals. Sun., 7 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.
Bottles & Cans
Raw, freaky, psychedelic Delta blues. Wed. & Sat., 10 pm, Savannah Blues + Mon., 10 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.
Solo acoustic set from the guitarist/frontman of alt.rockers Hazel Virtue. Sat., 10 pm, Finnegan’s Wake.
Highly acclaimed Grateful Dead Tribute from Athens, featuring some of that celebrated music town’s best players, and a setlist geared toward both casual listeners and hardcore fanatics. Fri. - Sat., 10 pm, Locos Deli & Pub (Downtown).
The Courtenay Brothers
Acoustic guitar-playing siblings, covering pop, rock and country hits. Sun., 5 pm, City Market Courtyard.
Eric Culberson Blues Band
Funky Chicago and Memphis-style electric blues. Tues. (hosts Open Jam) - Wed. & Fri. - Sat., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge + Sun., 10 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.
Eat Mo’ Music
Upbeat, instrumental soul-jazz quintet (horns, drums, guitars). Sat., 6:30 pm, North Beach Grill (Tybee).
The Foxedos Present...
Monthly “anti-folk” showcase led by Superhorse frontman Keith Kozel. This time The Foxedos back up the “Greenwich Village folk revival-esque” originals of local Teddy Bihune. Alan and Brian from metal sensations Baroness open with a short set of dual acoustic guitar works. Thurs., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean.
The Noel Friedline Quintet
Excellent, Fl.-based pianist whose profile is steadily increasing in international jazz circles. Fri. - Sat., 7:30 pm, The Jazz Corner (Hilton Head).
Percussion-heavy Latin fusion featuring a who’s who of local jazz ringers. Fri., 9 pm, The Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Country, Southern and classic rock hits. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, VFW Club (Hinesville).
The Spec Hosti Band
Great jam-grass act featuring members of The Jimmy Wolling Band. Sun., 7 pm, North Beach Grill (Tybee).
Free show by this extremely popular local pop-rock group, at the Grand Opening of a new fun-eatery and live music venue in City Market. Fri., 5 pm, Wild Wing Café (formerly Malone’s).
The Alex Nguyen Quartet
Led by a young trumpet prodigy, this straight-ahead jazz combo also features noted area vocalist Gina Rene. Sat., 9 pm, The Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Kitschy ‘80s pop/metal cover band that wears checkerboard spandex, and plays xerox copy renditions of Poison, Twisted Sister, Pat Benatar, etc... They even do the theme to Beverly Hills Cop... Sat., 10 pm, Wild Wing Café (formerly Malone’s).
Reggae-influenced jam band from S.C., that’s gaining a strong regional following and reportedly on the verge of cutting an album. Sat., 10 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.
Seven Gates To Elsewhere
Young locals influenced by late-’60s psychedelia and soulful ‘70s British blues-rock. Sat., The Britannia (Wilmington Isl.).
Jazzy local trio featuring female vocals. Thurs., 8 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park + Sat., 8 pm, Moon River Brewing Co..
Dreamy, dissonant, mid-’80s-style alt.rock, whose textures and grooves recall The Church, Romeo Void and —at times— a more organic Portishead. With 9 On Bali, a low-fi experimental psych-folk outfit (think Strawbs) led by Dan Susnara. Fri., 10 pm, Savannah Blues.
Heavy-duty Southern-fried jam rock with plenty of soul to spare. Thurs., 10 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.
Multi-instrumental (guitar, banjo, violin, mandolin) female indie folk duo rooted in soulful harmonies and “intoxicating” alt.country. Sat., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean.
Relentless, overdriven Southern sludge-core (featuring Dave “Dixie” Collins, formerly of Buzzov-en). With stoner-rock openers Gonzalez. Sat., 10 pm, The Jinx.