This side-project of local garage-Delta blooze band Bottles & Cans has been known to feature local Old-Time string musician Joe Nelson. Thurs., 10 pm, Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub + Sat., 6 pm, Wild Wing Café (formerly Malone’s).
The Jeff Beasley Band
Local combo (both originals and covers), led by guitarist and singer Beasley that’s rooted in early rock & roll, blues and R & B. Thurs., 7 pm, The Warehouse + Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Jazz’d Tapas Bar.
Young, energetic, local psychedelic rockers whose meandering, trippy jams can become tiresome, but in moments of synergy are quite captivating. Thurs., 10 pm, Savannah Blues.
These catchy Canadian pick-scrape and floor-tom screamers are in the middle of a 30-day tour that’s taking them all across the USA and back into the Great White North. Openers A Warm Gun (Baltimore) lay down fast, angry thrash with dual throat-shredders. Mon., 10 pm, The Jinx.
Local acoustic trio playing original “college rock” they liken to the Dave Matthews Band, among others. Fri., 10 pm, Dolphin Reef Lounge (Tybee).
Ensemble Con Spirito
This free show features Savannah’s women’s sacred music ensemble singing religious works from throughout the ages in an a capella style. Fri., 7:30 pm, Messiah Lutheran Church (Skidaway Rd.).
Longtime players offering a huge and varied setlist of classic and Southern rock, modern country and roadhouse covers. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Tommy’s (Pooler).
Solo acoustic pop and rock covers (from The Beatles to Bacharach), played on guitar and sung by an area bar band veteran. Fri., 7 pm, Tubby’s (Thunderbolt).
The Spec Hosti Band
This area bluegrass band (both trad and jam) is led by mandolinist Hosti, and features many members of The Jimmy Wolling Band — except Jimmy, that is! Sun., 7 pm, North Beach Grill (Tybee).
Eric Jones’ New Era
Newly-minted jazz combo, featuring the hellaciously talented pianist Jones, drummer Josh Safer, and the married duo of bassist Maggie and guitarist Jackson Evans (from Silver Lining). Thurs., 7 pm, North Beach Grill (Tybee).
The Magic Rocks
New local power trio playing rarely-heard rock, new wave and Americana cover tunes — featuring members of The 8-Tracks. Sat., 7 pm, The Warehouse.
Regional hard rockers (both covers and originals) with a growing following. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Steamers (Georgetown).
The Permanent Tourists
Killer R & B, funk and rock covers. Fri., 7 pm, North Beach Grill (Tybee).
G.E. Perry w/James Gay
Guitarist offering roadhouse blues with rock and jazz influences, abetted by mouth harpist James Gay. Fri., 8:30 pm, Augie’s Pub (Richmond Hill).
Jazz trio (bass, guitar and drums) playing standards and originals. Wed., 7 pm, North Beach Grill (Tybee) + Fri., 9:30 pm, Tantra Lounge (formerly The Monkey Bar).
Street punks from the F-L-A. Wed., 7 pm, Sweet Melissa’s (103 W. Congress St.). - ALL-AGES.
Kitchen sink beat-blues with off-kilter percussion and an affected sense of swampy melodrama (straight from the Frank’s Wild Years school) from an ultra-indie Fl., solo artist. Opener Homesick Elephant is the L.A.-based duo of Kevin Kelly and Sara Fitzsimmons (formerly of Cheese On Bread). They find inspiration for their hyperkinetically maudlin ditties in Wes Anderson’s films and soundtracks, and those who appreciate the colliding emotions, precious British Invasion nuggets and unsettling pauses which are the hallmarks of those features will likely dig their sound. Fri., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean.
Prolific, guitar playing singer/songwriter drawing on blues, rock and pop genres. Fri., 10 pm, Jen’s & Friends + Sat., 10 pm, Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub.