Jazz and modern R & B covers. Fri., 7 pm, Locos Deli & Pub (Downtown).
Popular Mississippi-based jam band blending funk, bluegrass and rock. Wed., 9 pm, Fiddlers Crab House.
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, Fannies On The Beach.
Multi-instrumentalist playing jazz and blues. Sun., 7 pm, Jazzd 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.
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, Jazzd 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.
Versatile and nuanced organic rock from Valdosta that sounds like a cross between Dave Matthews and Pearl Jam. Covers and originals. Fri., 9 pm, Fiddlers 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).
Rock covers and originals. Wed., 2 pm, The Warehouse, 7 pm, Pogys 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 Musics drummer. Thurs., 9 pm, The Mansion on Forsyth Park.
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, Augies Pub (Richmond Hill) + Fri., 1 pm, The Bayou Café, 7 pm, Jarrells Gym + Sat., 1 pm, The Bayou Café, 7 pm, Jarrells 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, Fiddlers 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.
Electric blues standards and originals. Thurs. - Sat., 7 pm, Savannah Blues.
Pop and rock covers and originals on guitar and cello. Thurs. - Sat.,, 10 pm, Molly MacPhersons Scottish Pub.
NYC chamber music cellist offering Brazilian tinged jazz (a la Jobim or Mendes) as well as acoustic arrangements of pop and rock tunes. Shell be backed by the Silver Lining Duo of bassist Maggie and guitarist Jackson Evans. Thurs., 9:30 pm, The Marthas Vineyard Seafood Authority (above Fernandos).
The Permanent Tourists
One of the areas best R & B and funk party bands popular hits in a variety of genres. Thurs., 9:30 pm, Il Pasticcio.
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 Countys country and party rock; High Velocitys Southern and classic rock; Liquid Gingers modern, radio-friendly crunch-pop; meticulously-rehearsed Led Zeppelin tribute Led Hed; Irelands pop sensations Screaming Orphans (whove toured and/or recorded with The Chieftains, Sinead OConnor and Peter Gabriel); Slices hard and melodic anthem-rock; Gurufishs organ-drenched psychedelic funk; Suburban Camoflauges screaming grunge; Atlantas Modern Vintage Music Companys Black Crowes-esque blue-eyed soul; regional quartet Pogs traditional, dance-friendly Celtic tunes; Roadhouses swampy, Macon-bred piano/slide guitar boogie; Southern rock/Irish fusion act Keltic Kudzu; harder-than-hard nÜ-metal from North Charlestons Shaman Mary and Hilton Heads Swyrl; Konichiwas twangy jam-rock; The Marshall Brothers acoustic Americana; Resurgences punk-influenced grunge; The Gates of Berlins 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.
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, Fannies On The Beach (Tybee) + Fri., 7 pm, AJs 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, Stingrays (Tybee) + Sun., 3 pm, Fannies On The Beach.
Modern and classic country and honky-tonk. Wed., Fri. & Sat., 9 pm, Gilleys (Hinesville).
The Train Wrecks
Local roots-rock trio known for their playful, high-energy shows. Covers and originals. Thurs, 7 pm, The Warehouse.
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.).
Loose and greasy high-octane groove-rock from members of The Permanent Tourists and Phantom Wingo. Tues., 9 pm, Fiddlers 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.