Yeah, sure ... we'll raise a ruckus over the almost-annual Killer Whales reunion shows (they're playing at Bert's on Fri. May 19 and Sat. May 20), but there are some other notable reunions out there on the horizon, too. Funky '90s Chucktown champs Uncle Mingo are set to play a special get-together gig at the Pour House on Fri. June 16 — and they'll put the boogie into the "Party at the Point" at 6 p.m. on Fri. June 30 (are they reuniting ... or plotting a major comeback?). The Frogmoores, a guitar-driven Lowcountry rock outfit from the late-'90s, are set for a reunion during the "Downtown Sundown" series on Thurs. June 22.WHADDA LINEUP!The Windjammer on the IOP also posted their massive spring and summer schedule of bands and events (check www.the-windjammer.com) with several appearances from some venue favorites, including Ivan Neville, The Blue Dogs, Sister Hazel, Cracker, Cowboy Mouth, Big Head Todd & The Monsters. The Jammer also kicks off their annual "96 Wave/Budweiser Bikini Bash for 2006" on Sun. May 21 with live music from quartet Big Black Building — led by singer/guitarist Chris Sullivan — from 3-7 p.m. and pop/rock quartet Soulfish — featuring guitarists Kenny Meyer and Rotie Salley, bassist Blair Halford, and drummer/vocalist Morgan Sprott — from 7-10 p.m. The events continue every Sunday afternoon with Soulfish playing two sets between 3-7 p.m. through mid-August.
Last week, the Precision Guitar & Music shop in Mt. Pleasant moved their entire operation — sales, service, repairs, lessons, etc. — from their longtime digs (over 15 years) at the Peach Orchard Plaza at 423 Coleman Blvd. up the street to a bigger facility at 417 Hibben St. — just off of Coleman, across a parking lot from Half-Moon Outfitters. "We're ready for the onslaught of the Guitar Center-style mega stores," says retail store owner Bryn Wilson. Wilson currently plays lead with local rock quartet The Hed Shop Boys as well. Contact Precision by phone at 884-8597. Check www.shemguitars.com for more.
BOOTY RANCH UNPLUGGED
Fans of local blues-rock veteran Johnny Mac & The BootyRanch can catch guitarist Rev. Johnny Mac and bassist Chris Watts as an acoustic duo this month at the Wild Wing Café in N. Charleston on Sundays through May from 8-11 p.m. Check www.thebootyranch.com for more. —TBL