Contractions and negatives in song titles — “Don’t Know,” “Can’t Give,” “What I’m Trying” — convey the anguish
Andrew Hamlin 1 p.m., July 29
RIYL: Funk, blues, and rock.
Inception: San Diego, 2008
Current Status: Playing shows around town.
From the band's MySpace,"Drive By Jones was formed in the center of the sun in early 2008. We have spent the subsequent days since our inception crafting new ways to move you with an eclectic mix of all-original funk, reggae, blues, rock, Gypsy, and straight-up pirate. It's dirty yet soulful, sultry but sweet - just the way we like it. We think you will too...."