Author: Stephen Centanni

Southern-fried credentials

Band: Allman Goldflies Band Date: Friday, Sept. 22, 9 p.m. Venue: The Blues Tavern, 2818 Government Blvd., www.bluestavern.com Tickets: Free In recent months, the Allman Goldflies Band traveled to Mobile to pay tribute to the late guitar legend Luther Wamble. The positive reception to their short set left locals wanting more, and the band wanting to give it. The band’s return to the Azalea City will give fans a chance to hear a full show of Southern rock and blues from the past and present of the band’s namesakes. Gary Allman contributes to his family’s musical legacy with vocals...

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Rock ‘n’ roll special

Band: Gino & the Goons, Cyster Sister, Splatter Date: Friday, Sept. 22, 10:30 p.m. Venue: The Blind Mule, 57 N. Claiborne St. Tickets: $5 (21+)/$10, available at the door The Blind Mule is bringing the underground rock of St. Petersburg’s Gino & the Goons to its intimate confines. This band’s minimalistic approach to their sound and lineup produces a huge, raging rock sound influenced by punk’s early days, allowing the band to whip their audience into a vehement dance party for their entire set. In 2015, Slovenly Records released the band’s 7-inch vinyl EP “Check This Out.” The two-track...

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Slide Bayou playing fundraiser for St. John Island

After the devastation of Hurricane Irma, one island hopes to send some love to another. Dauphin Island watering hole Dority’s Bar & Grill will be holding the Dauphin Island Love Benefit for St. John. Proceeds from this event will be donated to helping the thousands of homeless and jobless individuals that populate the storm-devastated Carribean island. Rock-n-Roll Sushi, Moe’s BBQ, Crescent Theater, Brickyard, Bike Shop, Callaghan’s, Buck’s Pizza, Roosters, Hippie Fish and Happy Octopus will all be donating raffle items. A 50/50 drawing and silent auction will be held to generate funds. The philanthropic crowd at this show will...

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‘Same band, with a new feel’

Band: Infant Richard & the Delta Stones, Sergio & the Satin Dogs Date: Friday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m. Venue: Callaghan’s Irish Social Club, 916 Charleston St., www.callaghansirishsocialclub.com Tickets: $10 at the door The old saying that change is inevitable resonates throughout everyone’s lives, especially in the music world. Bands go through changes with their lineups and their sound. Sometimes just a small variation in a band can lead to something different on a variety of levels. In recent months, Nappie Award winners Infant Richard & the Delta Stones have gone through some changes that have sparked an evolution in...

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Hot fun, uncorked

Band: Sand Dollar Lifestyles “Summer Experience” Date: Saturday, Sept. 16, 2 p.m. Venue: Sand Dollar Lifestyles at The Wharf, 4700-B Main St., Suite 108 (Orange Beach), www.sanddollarlifestyles.com Tickets: Free Labor Day Weekend marked the end of the summer vacation season on the Alabama Gulf Coast. But before summer 2017 is a fading memory, Sand Dollar Lifestyles wants to give the public one more taste of sun and fun with the conclusion of its “Summer Experience” events, coinciding with the Uncorked Food & Wine Festival. Monroe Meat Co. will provide food and Kamado Joe will demonstrate its grills. Kids can...

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Shorty’s return

Band: Trombone Shorty, The Record Company Date: Wednesday, Sept. 20, with doors at 6 p.m. Venue: Saenger Theatre, 6 S. Joachim St., www.mobilesaenger.com Tickets: $31.50-$36.50, available at Saenger Box Office and Ticketmaster This twofold lineup promises to bring the hottest modern jazz, funk and blues to The Jewel on Joachim. Los Angeles-based progressive blues trio The Record Company will open the evening. This group won thousands of fans with its single “Off the Ground,” and hasn’t disappointed its growing fanbase with its versatile blues rock. From the funky blues shuffle of “Rita Mae Young” to the Burnside-esque “On the Move,” The Record Company’s sound has more to do with growing the blues than simply keeping the genre alive. A packed house will be welcoming Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue back to Mobile. Over the years, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews’ contemporary Big Easy brass sound has made him a favorite in the Azalea City and beyond. Shorty delivers an adrenalized hybrid of jazz, soul, funk and hip-hop to music-hungry audiences. With a set guaranteed to keep the crowd moving, Shorty’s high-energy live shows are equally impressive. The crowd can expect to hear live cuts from his latest release, “Parking Lot Symphony,” in which Shorty and his band give listeners a heavy dose of classic soul with a ribbon of funk flowing through the track...

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R&B bash

Band: Tank, Sammie Date: Sunday, Sept. 17, with doors at 7 p.m. Venue: Soul Kitchen, 219 Dauphin St., www.soulkitchenmobile.com Tickets: $24.50-$59.50; $125 for meet-and-greets; available at venue, its website, Mellow Mushroom (West Mobile/midtown), or by calling 1-866-777-8932 Multiple Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Tank is rolling into Mobile this weekend for an evening of rhythm and blues. This Atlantic recording artist is stopping in the Azalea City on his SAVAGE Tour, in support of his upcoming album “Savage,” set for release Sept. 29. For “Savage,” Tank welcomed guests such as Candace Boyd, Trey Songz, J. Valentine and Ludacris. Da Internz, Cardiak and...

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‘I blues how I want to blues’

Band: Jamell Richardson’s Album Release Party featuring The Red Clay Strays Date: Friday, Sept. 8, with doors at 8 p.m. Venue: Soul Kitchen, 219 Dauphin St., www.soulkitchenmobile.com Tickets: $10 in advance/$12 day-of-show; available at Soul Kitchen, its website or by calling 1-877-866-8932 Jamell Richardson is getting ready to give Soul Kitchen and the Gulf Coast a new taste of the blues. The “Gulf Coast Blues Boy” is on the cusp of releasing his latest album, “Blues How I Wanna Blues.” With its mix of blues and soul highlighted by impeccable work on the guitar, Richardson lives up to the...

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