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Argyle Hard-hitting local indie-rock act that deftly mixes up punk, reggae, dub, and ska. Fri., 10 pm, Savannah Blues.
The Jeff Beasley Band Old-fashioned R & B and early rock and roll covers (think Elvis, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly) from a member of local blues act Too Blue. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.
Bottles & Cans
of local scenesters including members of GAM, The Jazz & Tango Kings, and Hot Pink Interior. Gumshoe is a low-fi indierock act. Thurs., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean.
Mama's Mojo Polished and versatile electric blues combo, featuring former members of both Bluesonics and The Eric Culberson Blues Band. Sat., 7 pm, The Warehouse.
Young, internationally known trumpet Raw and slightly unhinged Delta prodigy who’s viewed as one of the most blues-influenced rock that’s one part Fat promising jazz artists to come out of Possum Savannah in Records, years. Sat., 9 pm, one part The Mansion on latter-day Forsyth Park. Tom Waits, and one part Regional cover Invisible act fielding Republicclassic and mode Southern rock, as Dylan. well as more Thurs., 10 modern hard pm, Savannah Blues + The Press rock. Fri., 9 pm, Jukebox Bar & Sun., 10 pm, Mercury Grill (Richmond Hill). Lounge.
The Buddy Corns Band
The Press Impressive Atlanta indie trio drawing comparisons to The Fall, Pixies and Modest Mouse for their disjointed set pieces and (faux?) brainy insular lyrical bent. Their vocalist either cares a lot or not at all. With Emergency Broadcast System (formerly The Fashion Brigade) and Jett Rink. Fri., 10 pm, The Jinx.
One half of local acoustic duo The Courtenay Brothers leads this electric group through modern and classic country covers and a few originals. Thurs., 8 pm (solo show) + Fri., 9 pm, Tubby’s (Thunderbolt).
Veteran pianist and singer (standards, show tunes and pop hits) who’s been a favorite around town for years. Sun., 7 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.
Eat Mo' Music
Local instrumental funk/soul jazz quintet featuring bassist Doug Povie, and made up of area music instructors. Fri. Sat., 9:30 pm, Il Pasticcio.
Tight regional band playing modern and classic country and honky-tonk. Fri. Sat., 9 pm, Tommy’s (Pooler).
Acoustic roots-rock duo featuring local jam-band stalwart “Turtle.” Fri., Locos’s Deli & Pub (Southside ).
Acoustic ensemble that’s been likened to both Tool and Jethro Tull (?), i Love You and I Miss You combines malefemale vocal harmonies, hard-grooving syncopated riffs, and a furious folk-intorock vibe that’s a bit reminiscent of Lindsey Buckingham. Fri., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean.
Keith Kozel & The Foxedos Present ‘Gumshoe’ Monthly “anti-folk” showcase, with local fringe artists backed up by a group
Local soul and funk cover band whose ingratiating stage presence tends to make up for any lack of precision in their dance-oriented arrangements or delivery. Sat., 10 pm, The Underground @ Churchill’s Pub.
Jason Courtenay & Hazzard County
A fixture on the Savannah bar scene, this singing guitarist claims to be able to play thousands of beloved rock, pop and country tunes from the past 50 years. Sat., 8:30 pm, Pogy’s (Richmond Hill).
Rock originals and popular covers. Both weeknight gigs are solo shows. Wed., 7 pm, The Island Grill (Pt. Wentworth) + Thurs., 7 pm, & fri., 9 pm, Augie’s Pub (Richmond Hill).
“Where the Food Is To Die For”
The TJ Project Voodoo Soup High-energy funk and blues-rock act that evolved from a loose jam session into one of the more potent bar bands around (featuring members of The Permanent Tourists and The Greg Williams Band). Thurs., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge + Tues., 9 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House. ◗
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1100 Eisenhower Dr. Suite 34