A Girl A Gun A Ghost
Tight local metalcore band that recently released an explosive indie CD. With Ashes of An Empire, Chevy Chase Stabbed The King and Practically Athens. Sat., 7 pm, Lion’s Club (Rincon) - ALL-AGES.
An awkward, (faux?) naive one-man electronic music/performance art project of Jacksonville, Fla.’s Max Wood. For this show it’ll just be his unamplified voice and keyboard. He says to expect a “semi-motivational set” with “people jumping around and talking about the world with each other.” Bobby Scrumptious fans should start lining up now. Thurs., 9 pm, The Sentient Bean - ALL-AGES.
Local acoustic guitarist who sings her own songs as well as cover material, and regularly hosts an Open Mic Night at the Sentient Bean. Tues., 9:30 pm, Chuck’s Bar.
Longtime area singer/guitarist with a working repertoire of several thousand popular songs in a variety of genres. Wed. & Sun. - Mon., 9 pm, Bayou Café + Fri., 8 pm, Hercules (Pt. Wentworth) + Sat., 9 pm, Augie’s (Richmond Hill) .
Deep Blue 3
Excellent and versatile modern electric blues combo. Fri., 9 pm, Augie’s Bar & Grill (Richmond Hill).
Eat Mo’ Music
Funky, instrumental soul-jazz quartet. Fri., 9:30 pm, Tantra Lounge.
Eclectic local cover act (feat. members of Superhorse, GAM and Hot Pink Interior) playing rarely-heard rock, soul and vintage country tunes. Fri., 10 pm, The Jinx.
Fire & Rayne
Atlanta electric cover duo (yes, those are their names) that cite Poison, Nickelback, Kansas, Styx and Skid Row as influences. This is a Will Ferrell movie waiting to happen. Fri. - Sat., 10 pm, Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub.
Listen 2 Three
Promising young rock trio playing covers and originals with solid musicianship and youthful exuberance. Thurs., 7 pm, Fri. - Sat., 10 pm, Tubby’s (Thunderbolt).
Acoustic Widespread Panic Tribute show. Fri., 10 pm, Locos (downtown).
Charlotte-based singing guitarist whose material is both vaguely funky and wistful at the same time. Fri., 9 pm, Metro Coffee House - ALL-AGES.
Pure In Heart
Local Christian hip-hop group. Thurs., 8 pm, Cornwall Church of God + Fri., 7:30 pm, Abundant Life Deliverance Center.
Acoustic combo playing well-known bar favorites. Sat., 8 pm, The Warehouse.
Way-cool ex Berklee Grad from Virginia who’s debut CD Too Young To Play The Blues is a furious backwater slide guitar workout that’s easily better than half the shit Fat Possum’s put out for years. Sat., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean - ALL-AGES.
Bellowing, grungey, original local hard rock. Tues., 10 pm, Slugger’s.
This singer/songwriter’s grown a massive fanbase through word of mouth and the web, and adds over 200 MySpace friends per day. He plays non-threatening country-tinged roots-rock (with quirky pop leanings). At press time there were less then 100 seats left, so best of luck. Thurs., 8 pm, Armstrong Atlantic State University Fine Arts Center - ALL-AGES.
Solo piano dates from a celebrated keyboardist and jazz composer. Fri., 5 pm & Sun., 11 am, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Motown, shag, beach and soul hits. Fri., 9 pm, Mansion on Forsyth Park.
The Train Wrecks
Gutsy roots-rock combo led by songwriter Jason Bible. Thurs., 10 pm, Murphy’s Law + Fri., 8 pm, The Warehouse + Sat., 6 pm, Dewey’s Dockside (Tybee).
Prolific songwriter in the vein of Petty & Hendrix . Thurs., 5 pm, One Hot Mama’s (Bluffton) + Fri., 10 pm, Jen’s & Friends + Sat., 4 pm & 7 pm, Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House (Wilmington Isl.).
Popular acoustic covers with strong vocals. Fri., 6 pm, Dewey’s Dockside.
Hard-working neo-Southern rock and Americana band (think DBT) based in Savannah. Fri., 10 pm, Wild Wing Café.