The Buddy Corns Band
Rock originals and popular covers featuring accomplished electric guitarwork from frontman Corns.
Wed., 7 pm (solo), The Island Grill (Pt. Wentworth) + Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, The Bayou Café.
Chuck Courtenay & The Georgia Rhythm Band
Country, Southern rock and party music featuring guitarist/frontman Courtenay, and area stalwarts Jesse Jordan (drums) and G.E. Perry (slide guitar), among others. Fri., 8:30 pm, Pogy’s Bar & Grill (Richmond Hill).
Jeremy Davis & Equinox Jazz Ensemble
Hard-bop and straightahead jazz combo led by an experienced tenor saxman from Monroe, La. Sat., 9 pm, The Mansion on Forsyth Park.
The Mary Davis Trio
Acoustic pop, rock and soul covers from members of Wilmington Island’s Band In The Park. Sat., 7 pm, Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House.
Roger Drawdy & The Firestarters
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Fri., 10 pm, Finnegan’s Wake.
Eat Mo’ Music
Local instrumental funk/soul jazz quintet led by trumpeter John Tisbert, and made up of area music instructors. Sat., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.
Eclectic local cover band (rock, golden-age country & vintage soul) featuring members of original acts Superhorse, GAM and Hot Pink Interior. Fri. - Sat., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.
Here Among The Dead
New metal quintet from Effingham County, with fellow headbangers KillWhitneyDead. Sat., Le Mort Rouge (103 W. Congress St.) - ALL-AGES.
Southern and classic rock covers from a group of area bar-band veterans (including ex-members of Bounty Hunter).
Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Tommy’s (Pooler).
The Ice Caps
Wobbly, unhinged post-emo from Athens (with obvious prog and art-metal influences), featuring former members of The Glands (great!) and Polemic (well...). Reminds me a bit of Medicine. With Radio Delete and Deadly Fists of Kung Fu. Fri., 10 pm, The Jinx.
Solo acoustic covers and originals from a key member of the well-known Americana band Stewart & Winfield. Sat., 7 pm, Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House.
Fiery Southern jams (like a bare-bones Allman Brothers Band) led by 2 singing guitarists, Tyler Roe and Ronny Keel. Thurs., 10 pm, Savannah Blues.
Seven Gates To Elsewhere
Young, determined locals mining the early ‘70s British blues-rock scene for covers and influence on their originals. Thurs., Le Mort Rouge (103 W. Congress St.) - ALL AGES + Fri., 10 pm, 309 West (formerly JJ Cagney’s).
Jazz trio fronted by singing bassist Maggie Evans and anchored by noted local drummer Marc Cordray (ex-Jukebox Journey). Sat., 9:30 pm, Il Pasticcio.
Monthly event featuring local and touring artists. Performers include host Lauren Lapointe, Kathy Waters, and Jan Spillane (all from Savannah) and NYC’s JJ Appleton. The genres represented include modern folk, blues, spirituals and acoustic rock.
Wed., 7:30 pm, The Sentient Bean.
Local solo covers crooner who’s said to do a mean Sinatra.
Fri., 10 pm, Jen’s & Friends.
Tight regional band playing modern and classic country and honky-tonk. Wed. + Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Gilley’s (Hinesville).
The Train Wrecks
Fiesty local roots-rock trio featuring guitarist and singer Jason Bible. Covers and originals. Sat., 10 pm, The Rail Pub.
Prolific, longtime area folk/blues/rock songwriter and guitarist who plays L.A. and Nashville on occasion and boasts a handful of well-received indie CDs. Wed. & Mon., 10 pm, 309 West (formerly JJ Cagney’s) + Thurs., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge.