Tonight! G. Love & Special Sauce at Culture Room
Just like the stuff they put in hot dogs, you're probably better off not knowing what makes "special" sauce so special. On the other hand, G. Love & Special Sauce have been brewing their lip-smacking concoction for more than a decade now, and they've got the recipe down pat -- equal
parts soul, funk, hip-hop, and blues simmered over a seriously
That recipe earned them a steady cult following that has grown since the
band's self-titled debut in '94. G. Love & Special Sauce's most
recent U.S. release, 2008's upbeat and light Superhero Brother --
they dropped Long Way Down in 2009, but only in Australia and New
Zealand -- isn't music for brooding fans of gloom and doom, while
never departing from the band's essence. Like "Cold Beverage" says, kick
back and have a cold one. And that's just the recommended way to see
them at Culture Room this week.
G. Love & Special Sauce,
with Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad, 8
p.m. Thursday, March 25, at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Highway,
Fort Lauderdale. Tickets cost $25. 800-745-3000; click here.