Love Lane Gang Shoot 02+
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The Love Lane Gang is a locals band that knocks the socks off tourists and locals alike. They play music that spans generations as well as embodies them. With an age range among the members of over thirty years, they bring a wide variety of experience and musical tastes to bear. They’ve brought back skiffle and updated it for the present.

The emphasis is on ragtime and swing: classics from the 1930s and 1940s, done in a refreshing new style that incorporates the Hot Club approach with island flourishes. Dust Bowl ballads, old school country from Hank Williams and Dolly Parton, rockabilly and surf music classics and little-known gems, tunes from Sixties stars like The Beatles, The Kinks, and The Rolling Stones, and carefully chosen songs from current artists like Andrew Bird, Mason Jennings, and The White Stripes all fit in alongside original songs that sound like they could have come from any of those eras.

Offbeat instrumentation, including mandolin, ukulele, accordion, fiddle, washboard, and a kazoo horn section, added to familiar guitar, bass, and harmonica, creates a broad musical palette which they use to color their performances.

But you needn’t pay too much mind to all that serious musical analysis – they’re just plain fun!

Their regular gigs are at McConnell’s Irish Pub And Grill on Fridays at 8 PM and Saluté On The Beach on Sundays at 5:30 PM. They will also be playing at Blue Heaven on Saturday, for brunch and dinner.

Scheduled Appearances:

McConnell’s Irish Pub And Grill

900 Duval St.

Friday 5/30 8 PM – midnight

Blue Heaven

729 Thomas Street

Saturday 5/31 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM & 6:30 – 9:30 PM

Saluté On The Beach

1000 Atlantic Blvd.

Sunday 6/1 5:30 – 8:30 PM

McConnell’s Irish Pub And Grill

900 Duval St.

Friday 6/6 8 PM – midnight

Saluté On The Beach

1000 Atlantic Blvd.

Sunday 6/8 5:30 – 8:30 PM

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