The Jeff Beasley Band
Early rock & roll covers, blues standards and Cajun-tinged originals. Fri., 9 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park + Sat., 8 pm, The Warehouse + Sun., 7 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar (solo) + Mon., 7:30 pm (solo), Murphy’s Law Pub.
Miss.-based electric jam-band mixing funk, rock, folk, jazz and bluegrass. Sat. - Mon., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.
Bottles & Cans
Local, Fat Possum-style raw Delta blues-rock that’s fun as hell to watch. Wed. & Fri. - Sat., 10 pm, Savannah Blues + Thurs., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.
Eric Culberson Blues Band
Locally-based, internationally-known Chicago and Memphis-style electric blues band known for their leader’s stinging lead guitar style and propulsive rhythm section. Tues. (hosts Open Jam Night) - Wed. + Fri. - Sat., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.
Eat Mo’ Music
Funky, rocking soul-jazz quintet featuring wah guitar and lead trumpet. Sat., 9 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
The Equinox Jazz Quartet
Hard-bop combo led by a Louisiana-bred saxman. Fri., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.
Fall Fair w/The Boomerang Band
Church fund-raiser w/family-oriented activities and live Motown, shag and soul from a longtime area cover group. Sat., 10 am - 2 pm, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
Flat Foot 56
3 of this young Chicago quartet’s members are brothers, and their punk-pop-with-bagpipes (!) sound has earned them a growing nationwide following. Fri., 10 pm, Murphy’s Law.
Jimmy & The Teasers
Tremendously entertaining and reckless, alcohol-fueled, unhinged psychobilly from N.C., in the tradition of The Flat Duo-Jets and The Merle. Clete & The City Cousins and The Needles both open the show. Fri., 10 pm, The Jinx.
Well-liked, female-fronted, radio-friendly modern rock and pop group. Sat., 10 pm, Wild Wing Café.
Regional hard rock and metal power-trio. Tues., 10 pm, Guitar Bar + Thurs., 10 pm, Wind Rose Café (Tybee).
The Magic Rocks
Eclectic cover trio (rock, pop and Americana) featuring members of local original bands Superhorse, GAM and Hot Pink Interior. Fri., 8 pm, The Warehouse.
Talented and versatile Macon-based jam band that’s heavy on the Hammond organ. Fri., 10 pm, Locos Deli & Grill (Downtown).
Touring ‘80s pop and rock covers. Sat., 10 pm, Locos Deli & Grill (Downtown).
Kim Polote w/David & Alisha Duckworth
One of the area’s most beloved and critically-acclaimed vocalists, backed by two standout instrumentalists on jazz and showtune standards. Sat., 7 pm, 514 West (514 MLK, Jr. Blvd.).
Brunswick-based rock and pop cover band with a standout soulful female vocalist. Fri., 10 pm, Jukebox Bar & Grill (Richmond Hill).
Shakespeare’s Masque Ball
Fund-raiser for the non-profit 2006 Savannah Shakespeare Festival, featuring live music by local talents Roger Moss, The Chorea Dancers, Leslie Gadson w/The Savannerros, Trae Gurley and Don Hite. For $85 advance tix ($50 of which is tax-deductible), which include hors d’oeuvres and 2 drinks, call 525-5050 or go to www.savannahshakespearefestival.com. Fri., 7 pm, American Legion Post #135 (1109 Bull St.).
Shrimp City Slim
Charleston’s “Coastal Blues” band, mixing R & B, boogie and beach music. Sat., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.
Prolific, locally-based guitarist/songwriter playing hard-rock, delta blues, and lush, contemporary folk-pop. Wed., 9 pm, Café Loco (Tybee) + Thus. - Fri. & Tues., 10 pm, Jen’s & Friends + Sun., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.