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A Nickel Bag of Funk

Jazz and modern R & B covers. Fri., 7 pm, Locos Deli & Pub (Downtown).

Absylom Rising

Popular Mississippi-based jam band blending funk, bluegrass and rock. Wed., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.

Acoustic Ladyland

Unplugged offshoot of local houserocking blooze band Bottles & Cans... Sun., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.

26he Christy Alan Band

Popular rock and soul covers. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Fannie’s On The Beach.

Annie Allman

Multi-instrumentalist playing jazz and blues. Sun., 7 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.


Eclectic local rock quartet drawing on reggae, ska, dub and punk for inspiration. Thurs., 10 pm, Savannah Blues + Fri., 1 pm, Locos Deli & Pub (Downtown) + Sat., 8:30 pm, Sea Dawgs (Tybee) - see also River St. Festival Schedule, pg. 15.

Shane Baldwin

Flashy guitarist known for stints in Voodoo Soup and The Greg Williams Band. Thurs., 2 pm, The Warehouse.

River St. Battle of The Bands

Regional rock bands vie for cash and studio time. Plus, the top 3 headline Sunday afternoon starting at 12:30 pm. Thurs., 5 pm, River St. (Arbor Stage).

The Jeff Beasley Band

Old-fashioned R & B and early rock and roll covers (think Elvis, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly). Wed., 7 pm, The Warehouse + Thurs., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge + Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar - see also River St. Festival Schedule, pg. 15.

Belly Dancing for Charity

Just like it sounds (w/Layla Caravan & The Dunyavi Dancers). Wed., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean.

Blackeyed Katy

Versatile and nuanced organic rock from Valdosta that sounds like a cross between Dave Matthews and Pearl Jam. Covers and originals. Fri., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.

Bottles & Cans

Raw and slightly unhinged Delta blues that leans toward R.L. Burnside and T-Model Ford. Wed., 10 pm, Savannah Blues + Sat., 3 pm, Mercury Lounge.

Brock Butler & Friends

Psychedelic jams featuring members of the nationally-known Perpetual Groove. Wed., Locos Deli & Pub (Downtown).

Kim Calhoun & Friends

Classic country favorites with tight vocal harmonies. Fri., 8 pm, The Sea Grill (Pt. Wentworth).

Thomas Claxton

Rock covers and originals. Wed., 2 pm, The Warehouse, 7 pm, Pogy’s Bar & Grill (Richmond Hill) + Thurs., 2 pm & 9 pm, The Bayou Café + Fri., 5 pm, City Market Courtyard, 8:15 pm, The Bayou Café + Sat., 6 pm + Sun. 1 pm, The Warehouse, 9 pm, The Bayou Café.


The Tony Clarke Project

Funk, jazz, dance and house music from Eat Mo’ Music’s drummer. Thurs., 9 pm, The Mansion on Forsyth Park.

Buddy Corns

Songwriter and guitarist playing rock originals and well-known covers both solo, and with backing group The Rock Mob. Wed., 7 pm, The Island Grill (Pt. Wentworth) + Thurs., 7 pm, Augie’s Pub (Richmond Hill) + Fri., 1 pm, The Bayou Café, 7 pm, Jarrell’s Gym + Sat., 1 pm, The Bayou Café, 7 pm, Jarrell’s Gym.

The Courtenay Brothers

Singing acoustic guitar duo offering well-known pop, rock and country hits. Sun., 4 pm, City Market Courtyard.

32ric Culberson Blues Band Internationally-known Chicago-style guitarist/singer who calls Savannah home. His rock-solid rhythm section is one of the best around, and his pyrotechnic fretwork is getting more and more impressive as the years go by. Tues. (hosts Open Jam) - Wed., + Fri., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge + Sun., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.

Jeremy Davis & Equinox Jazz

Funky hard-bop led by a recently transplanted Louisiana saxman. Sat., 9 pm, The Mansion on Forsyth Park.

Mary Davis & Co.

Acoustic rock, soul and pop covers from members of The Band In The Park. Thurs., 7 pm, Baja Cantina (Landings).

Eat Mo' Music

Instrumental funk/soul jazz quintet made up of area music instructors. Fri. - Sat., 9:30 pm, Il Pasticcio.

The Hitmen

Electric blues standards and originals. Thurs. - Sat., 7 pm, Savannah Blues.

Jude Michael

Pop and rock covers and originals on guitar and cello. Thurs. - Sat.,, 10 pm, Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub.


Annelise Nelson

NYC chamber music cellist offering Brazilian tinged jazz (a la Jobim or Mendes) as well as acoustic arrangements of pop and rock tunes. She’ll be backed by the Silver Lining Duo of bassist Maggie and guitarist Jackson Evans. Thurs., 9:30 pm, The Martha’s Vineyard Seafood Authority (above Fernando’s).

The Permanent Tourists

One of the area’s best R & B and funk party bands – popular hits in a variety of genres. Thurs., 9:30 pm, Il Pasticcio.

Phantom Wingo

Fiery, Widespread-esque Southern jam-rock. Sat., 10 pm, Savannah Blues.

Rising Up Angry

Heavy-handed Orlando, Fl., modern metal band with “evil” overtones. Also appearing on this bill: New Day, V.I.T.A.P., and The King Is Dead. Fri., 8 pm, The Guitar Bar (348 MLK, Jr. Blvd.).

Waterfront Live Music Lineup

2 stages of almost continuous live bands in a variety of genres, including (but not limited to): Jason Courtenay & Hazzard County’s country and party rock; High Velocity’s Southern and classic rock; Liquid Ginger’s modern, radio-friendly crunch-pop; meticulously-rehearsed Led Zeppelin tribute Led Hed; Ireland’s pop sensations Screaming Orphans (who’ve toured and/or recorded with The Chieftains, Sinead O’Connor and Peter Gabriel); Slice’s hard and melodic anthem-rock; Gurufish’s organ-drenched psychedelic funk; Suburban Camoflauge’s screaming grunge; Atlanta’s Modern Vintage Music Company’s Black Crowes-esque blue-eyed soul; regional quartet Pog’s traditional, dance-friendly Celtic tunes; Roadhouse’s swampy, Macon-bred piano/slide guitar boogie; Southern rock/Irish fusion act Keltic Kudzu; harder-than-hard nÜ-metal from North Charleston’s Shaman Mary and Hilton Head’s Swyrl; Konichiwa’s twangy jam-rock; The Marshall Brothers’ acoustic Americana; Resurgence’s punk-influenced grunge; The Gates of Berlin’s Stooges and glam-influenced rawk; and the traditional marching music of the New York Shields Pipes & Drums and the Colonial Navy of Mass. Fife & Drum Corps. For locations and showtimes, see our River St. Festival Schedule, pg. 15.

Savannah Avenue

Statesboro-based jazz ensemble. Fri., 9 pm, The Mansion on Forsyth Park.

"Georgia Kyle" Shiver

Singer/songwriter who cut his teeth on the Northeastern coffeehouse and busking circuit. Covers and originals (Fannie's show features The Tybee Two). Thurs., 7 pm, Fannie’s On The Beach (Tybee) + Fri., 7 pm, AJ’s Dockside (Tybee) + Sun., 10 pm, Café Loco.

Randy "Hatman" Smith

Solo beach, boogie and blues from a local Parrothead. His Sunday show features “Johnnyboy O'Neill & Chicago B.B.Fri. - Sat., 7 pm, Stingray’s (Tybee) + Sun., 3 pm, Fannie’s On The Beach.


Modern and classic country and honky-tonk. Wed., Fri. & Sat., 9 pm, Gilley’s (Hinesville).


The Train Wrecks

Local roots-rock trio known for their playful, high-energy shows. Covers and originals. Thurs, 7 pm, The Warehouse.

Adam Traum

Part of the legendary Traum family of acoustic pickers, this Frisco-based guitarist plays blues, folk, bluegrass and Americana. Local songstress Jonie Blinman opens at 8 pm. Thurs., 10 pm, The Guitar Bar (348 MLK, Jr. Blvd.).

Voodoo Soup

Loose and greasy high-octane groove-rock from members of The Permanent Tourists and Phantom Wingo. Tues., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.

The Jimmy Wolling Band

Terrific local bluegrass/”Hellgrass” combo featuring bad-ass banjoist Wolling – who tours nationally with The Lonesome Whistle Band. Fri., 3 pm, Mercury Lounge.