TVD Ticket Giveaway: G. Love and Special Sauce at the 9:30 Club, 11/16

Garret Dutton, aka G. Love from G. Love and Special Sauce, is not new to the music industry. He first gained success through the 1994 release of his self-titled, debut album. The album, released by Epic Records, was certified Gold thanks to hits like “Cold Beverage” and “Baby’s Got Sauce.” 

Following the success of his debut, G. Love released more albums, including his genre-defining 2006 album, Lemonade. Fusing hip-hop and blues, the Philadelphia native’s Lemonade brought him sweet success on the Billboard 100, debuting at number 39.

G. Love and Special Sauce are currently touring from coast to coast, playing shows all over the country. This Friday, November 16, G. Love and his bandmates who make up the Special Sauce, Timo Shanko and Houseman, are playing at the 9:30 Club, and we’re giving away a pair of tickets!

Temporarily straying away from his comfort zone, G. Love’s most recent album, Fixin’ To Die shows an open, more emotional side of the musician. Scott Avett of The Avett Brothers, who produced the album, says, “This is the record we all knew he should make and he could make, but again, he had to open himself to the core to make it.”

When asked about Fixin’ To Die, Dutton states, “It’s a nod back and a step forward. It’s a return to the roots of what made me G. Love in the first place. The music I fell in love with and learned as a teenager, which is such a developmental time in one’s life, but especially pivotal in your music life.”

In addition to being a sweet, summer drink, lemonade is also the alternative hip-hopper’s best-selling album. For a chance to win a pair of tickets to this Friday’s show at the 9:30 Club, leave a comment with your favorite song that includes a drink in its title.

My pick? “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” by Rupert Holmes. (Popularized, however, by Jimmy Buffett.)

The winner will be chosen at noon this Wednesday, November 14. Tickets are still available.

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  • eyeballs

    Red Red Wine… college classic…. Neil Diamond classic popularized by UB40 back in my day.

  • joshuapollina

    Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) by The Doors

  • delsol10

    Strawberry Wine by Deanna Carter!

  • vanessa w

    Tom Waits – Jockey Full of Bourbon

  • rmt3115

    Corona and Lime by Shwayze

  • Lnipper

    Red Red Wine

  • Rg1

    Ten Rounds with Jose Cuervo by Tracy Bryd

  • pcgrrll

    Gin and Juice

  • Gerard

    Brass Monkey-Beastie Boys

  • dmac76

    Cold Beverage by the G-Man himself

  • Sarah Marple

    “Alabama Song ( Whiskey Bar)” by the Doors

  • Wylie

    Horchata – Vampire Weekend.

  • dmac76

    40 oz to Freedom… Sublime

  • dmac76

    Cowboy Coffee… Mighty Mighty Bosstones

  • hart

    Poison Whiskey – Lynyrd Skynyrd

  • MiBFTo

    Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk by Rudus Wainwright.

  • CollyAbabwa

    One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer – George Thorogood

  • ChrisWisniewski

    Nighttrain – GnR

  • ErinSheehan

    Murder by Death – As Long As There Is Whiskey In the World

  • MarkLucas

    Brass Monkey by Beastie Boys

  • OhMatt1

    Umm… “My Baby’s got Sauce” – By G Love himself…because all drinks get me saucy.

  • http://twitter.com/minikristen MINIKRISTEN

    Put the lime in the coconut – Harry Nilsson. Classic!

  • Amanda W

    another vote for Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk

  • Cali

    I’d go with Champagne Supernova because I love champagne!! :)

  • RyanSteffy

    My vote is ‘Cold Beverage’ by G. Love!

  • Monica C

    Moonshine by shovelman ohhh yeah! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbAZPHtDIY0

  • Miss pootie

    Soda Pop: g.love

  • Lady Godiva

    Cigarettes and coffee by Otis Redding!

  • collije

    Tequila Sunrise – Eagles

  • ChrisO1

    John Prine’s “They Ought To Name A Drink After You”.

  • EmHoff

    Orange Crush by R.E.M. 
    A CLASSIC sweet, summer (alcoholic) drink.

  • http://thevinyldistrict.com oliviaung

    The winner has been notified and has confirmed. Thanks to all for entering!

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