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G. Love & Special Sauce, Michael Franti and Spearhead
Thursday August 27, 2009
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Location:  Ravinia
200 Ravinia Park Rd.
Highland Park, IL 60035
(847) 266-5100
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Time:  7pm  
Age:  All Ages  
Cost:  $16-$40
Styles:  Rock
Performers:  G. Love & Special Sauce, Michael Franti and Spearhead  

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If you just can't get enough protest music, look no further than Michael Franti, whose career has been based on the stuff since way back when he was leading the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy in the early '90s. The Bay Area native's music, a blend of hip-hop, reggae and folk, can sometimes be overshadowed by his impassioned social commentary, but you'll leave with renewed enthusiasm for President Obama's Serve America Act...as well as humming G. Love's drawled classics "My Baby's Got Sauce," "Cold Beverage" and "Stepping Stone." (Ben Rubenstein)


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