Lettuce Funkifies Birmingham's WorkPlay Theatre September 30, 2016 18:42

Photos by Craig Baird Photography

Thursday night brought about a heavy night of funk at Birmingham's WorkPlay Theatre, as Lettuce brought it's "Sounds Like Party" tour to the Iron City.   After an hour long opening set from Michael Menert, the stage was set and the vibe was just right for action packed funk party.  This band's ability to come in and take over a room is nothing short of remarkable.  No matter how many times you get out to a Lettuce show, you can never be quite prepared for the dance party ahead of you.  Last night's cover of War's "Slippin' Into Darkness" just about set the room on fire, and flawless takes on Lettuce favorites such as "The Force," "Phyllis," "Does Your Mama Know," and "Sounds Like a Party" were more than enough to set this show over the top.  You would be hard pressed to find a better room for this type of party than WorkPlay Theatre.  This was certainly one that everyone in attendance will remember for quite some time, and the hype surrounding Lettuce's eventual return to Birmingham will be very real.  See below for a collection of photos courtesy of Craig Baird, as well as a complete setlist and video footage from "Slippin Into Darkness."  Lettuce continues it's tour this weekend at the inaugural Bear Creek Bayou Music & Arts Festival in New Orleans.

Setlist: Lettuce at WorkPlay Theatre - Birmingham, AL - 09.29.16

Intro, Blaze, Flu, The Force> Harmonic Jam > Slippin' Into Darkness, Remember the Children, Phyllis, By Any SMZ, Lett Bobby, Does Your Mama Know, Sounds Like a Party

Encore: Squa Live

Watch Lettuce cover War's "Slippin' Into Darkness" here: