G. Love and Special Sauce, Pennsylvania’s sensational alternative hip hop and blues rock artists are bringing their signature sounds to Saint Andrews Hall!
G. Love and Special Sauce was formed in Philadelphia in 1993 by Garrett Dutton aka G. Love (vocals, guitar, harmonica) and Jeffrey Clemens (drums, vocals). After working as a duo for a few months, they recruited Jim Prescott on string bass to complete the band’s line up. Their musical style falls under the alternative hip hop genre is a unique blend of laid back, sloppy blues with the production effects of classic R&B and rap music (the Beastie Boys, in particular). They released their eponymous debut album in 1994 and one of its tracks (Cold Beverage) became a staple on college radio. It got enthusiastic reviews by the critics and went on to achieve Gold status in the US. They have had a stellar career with 8 studio albums, 2 compilation albums, 1 live album, 17 singles, and 5 bootlegs/demo tapes. 4 of their studio albums have landed in the top 5 slot of Billboard’s Heatseekers Albums chart (with 1 album hitting #1) and their latest album (Love Saves The Day) features collaborations with many renowned artists such as Lucinda Williams, Citizen Cope, and David Hidalgo of Los Lobos.
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