Concert preview: Devil’s Lettuce offers an island breeze amidst cold December temperatures

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From the December 26, 2013 edition

While temperatures have hovered somewhere around freezing for much of the month, the local crew should provide some welcome thaw with its breezy, island-tinged reggae stylings. Yes, the band’s weed-derived name sounds like it could have been spawned while battling a serious case of the munchies, but songs like “Vice Grip,” which lopes along on a beat that falls somewhere between Bob Marley and Sublime at its most mellow, suggest the group takes its music seriously.

This concert doubles as a release party for the band’s long-in-the-works debut. Bummers, William the Accountant and Lethal FX also perform.

Photo courtesy of Creative Misfits LLC