Featured Local/Regional Artists & Entertainers


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  • Broken Tyme –  Heavy/emo rock group from Atlanta, GA – plays covers.
  • Eric Britt – Guitarist and vocalist – plays rock, grunge and southern rock – also a member of Repeating Family Values.
  • Chuck Courtney – Guitarist and vocalist – plays acoustic originals, country and classic rock.
  • Darryll Wise – Singer/songwriter/guitarist, played with the former Back River Ramblers – now plays solo and has just released a new CD.
  • Deja Vu – Acoustic duo
  • “Georgia Kyle” Shiver – Singer/songwriter/guitarist – acoustic/electric down-home roots music!
  • Greg Parton – a Cafe Loco Favorite – plays Americana, as well as classic Rock and Roll! Member of Sunday Project.
  • Gina Rene and Neueramusic – a great jazz singer, who has been on the music scene in Savannah for a number of years. She often appears with bassist Peter Berquist in a group called Neueramusic.
  • Peter Berquist – premier bassist who performs regularly with the Savannah Jazz Orchestra, Hilton Head Orchestra, and numerous smaller jazz ensemble including the Viguba Trio.
  • Jan Spillane – Savannah singer/songwriter. Americana, folk, jazzy blues with a blend of country.
  • Jason Courtenay & Jarad Wade, (Double J Band) – Duo playing acoustic country blues and Americana, originals and covers, classic harmonies.
  • Jeff Beasley Band – a group of Savannah, Georgia’s top veteran players. Rooted in the blues, the band’s musical realm spans from 50s rock and swing to R&B and New Orleans style music.
  • Jimmy Wolling Band – Bluegrass/classic country – banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, bass – wonderful harmonic vocals.
  • Jordon Ross – plays Sting Rays; Hucapoos; Ross performs solo – acoustic guitarist/vocalist – folk, Americana, originals and covers.
  • Josh Maul – Mercury Lounge, Jazz’d Tapas, Locos, Fiddlers, Distillery – blues & jazz.- Band: Josh Maul Blues Band (trio) from Richmond Hill – funky & cool.
  • Junkyard Angel – Southern Rock, Country and Americana, Steward Marshall – vocals/guitar; Jim Marshall – vocals/guitar; Scott Rahn – lead guitar/vocals;
  • Joe Ippolito – drums; Greg Ward plays bass; Alan Hughes plays pedal steel/fiddle/dobro.”
  • Keith & Ross – Keith Daniel and Ross Etheridge, Savannah based acoustic duo with great harmonies!
  • Kurtis & Kody – Blues, Rock, Pop – an earthy popular sound, unique and refreshing – Kurtis on guitar; Kody on drums
  • Lauren LaPointe – Savannah, GA.- based singer/songwriter known for her soulful songs, strong vocals and live performances.
  • Liquid Ginger – Ginger Fawcett (vocals), Rick Betz (guitars), Paul Manley (bass), Zak Nash (drums) and Barr Dylan Nobles (guitars). A favorite Savannah group founded in 1999 – one of the premiere original rock bands from the southeast – plays everything from pop, and dance to alternative rock and R&B.
  • Moving in Stereo – Great ‘80s band from Statesboro, GA
  • Megan Panther (singer) & Darryl Van Horne (Permanant Tourist) – Dynamic singer/songwriter combo from Savannah; originals & covers.
  • Nickel Bag of Funk – Covers, jazz, soul, rock, R&B, gospel and most importantly “funk.”
  • Phantom Wingo – Rock Jam Band, Southern Rock – Tyler Roe, guitar and vocals; Shane Baldwin, guitar; Adam Celeste, bass; Josh Fallin on drums.
  • Randy “Hatman” Smith – plays Sting Rays, Doc’s, Fannie’s – Tybee favorite – one of the best Jimmy Buffet cover artist around – beach, rock, boogey, 60’s, 70’s and country; Promoter: “Hatman” Productions.
  • Repeating Family Values – Guitar & Violin Duo (Eric Britt and violinist/vocalist, Chris Ndeti) Folk, rock, grunge and acoustic indy.
  • Robert Willis – Sting Rays, Willis performs solo – acoustic guitarist/vocalist plays standards, beach music, rock and folk.
  • Roy Swindelle – Doc’s Bar house artist, guitarist and vocalist – usually plays with his loosely woven group of local musicians known as The Circuit Breakers, including Doc’s famous 101 year old percussionist, “Miss Sylvia” Gott.  Great “Buffett” man, “tropical” rock/beach music, 60’s 70’s standards, you name it!
  • Sapphire Bullets of Pure Love featuring the Bonaventure Horns from Thunderbolt Georgia U.S.A. Thirteen pieces of  pure un-adulterated R&B affectionately known as the “Bullets,” and have been together for 14 years.
  • Sammy Patrick & Paxton Willis – Savannah/West Coast artist, guitar and vocals; Paxton Willis (Mr. Wiley Band) on drums.
  • Sunday Project – Group includes percussionist John Briggs, guitarist/vocalist Sid Hollow, rhythm guitarist/vocalist Greg Parton, and bassest, Trevor Johnson. Unique style of indy folk-rock, Americana. Tenderloin Trio – Hillbilly Jazz – Aaron Judlowe, vocals and guitar, banjo, jawharp and uke; Greg Eltringham, lead guitar, slide guitar and banjo; a third “musical saw” player.
  • Tim & Steve –  A local acoustic duo featuring Tim Burke and Steve Horton playing older classic covers with exceptional harmonies and fun.
  • The Looters – Originals, blues, classic rock, jazz, funk, 80s tunes, country! Group has shared the bill with such stars as Medeski, Martin and Wood, DeeDee Bridgewater, Sheila E., Terence Blanchard, Russel Gunn, Sonny Rollins, and Chucho Valdez….currently playing at Augie’s Pub, Coach’s Corner, Buffaloe’s, Cafe Loco, or Isaac’s downtown.
  • The Train Wrecks – Nic-named the “hardest gigging band in Savannah.” Jason Bible (vocals, harmonica & guitar, award-winning singer-songwriter hailing from Ft. Worth, TX); Carolina-raised Markus Kuhlmann (drums, voice); Savannah born Eric Dunn (electric bass, upright bass, voice), and Stuart Harmening (dobro, banjo, guitar). Group plays Americana, Rocka-billy, Rock & Roll.
  • Tubby Love – Reggae, soul & experimental band out of Boston, Massachusetts, guitar, horns, mouth organ, percussion – awesome “good vibes,” dance music.
  • Turner Horton – Local keyboardist and guitarist, plays solo or with other artists – member of the Maui group “One Inity” (Reggae, surf)
  • Well Blend/Sam Adams Band – Lea & Samuel Adams’ mix of rock-jazz-spanish guitars and vocals (2 to 4 piece group). Plays Bernie’s Oyster Bar, Rock House – open jams in various locations. Sam Adams pastors Tybee Island Community Church – meets at Windrose Cafe, Sun.
  • Wormsloe – Covers, rock, jam, pop and alternative music.
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