The Ries Brothers opened this show, and to be honest I had not heard any of their music before. It didn’t really matter, though, because they put on a great show! I didn’t expect so much sound to be coming from just the two brothers on stage.
They were both playing several instruments and singing at times and it was really cool to watch! You could tell that they put a good amount of time into practicing (and it paid off!).
G. Love & Special Sauce was also fantastic! It was great to hear those songs live because they definitely don’t make their way up to Wisconsin too often (every couple years it seems). I also listened to them the most when I was in high school so it was a great throwback!
They were entertaining and sounded great and I am very glad I went out to see them. As a side note, I had no idea G. Love was that tall! It doesn’t really matter, of course, I just somehow had never noticed before.
Date/Venue: January 11, 2018 – The Majestic Theatre (Madison, WI)