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Five Cheap Shows for Valentine's Day Weekend

Looking to skip the old dinner-and-a-movie routine for Valentine's Day? If so, you don't have to put a dent in your wallet or travel far to have a romantic weekend. Look into these five shows by eclectic South Florida bands and artists. After all, according to William Shakespeare, music is the food of love.

1. JL Fulks, Sunday at 7 p.m., the Brewhouse Gallery
Come out to Lake Park to hear the sounds of this South Carolina-born blues guitarist, now based out of Boca Raton. He's coming fresh off a performance with Robert Randolph & the Family Band at the Culture Room on Saturday night. You can nosh on hot dogs from Diner Dogs Inc. as well.

2. Que Lastima and James Leg, Saturday at 8 p.m., Propaganda 
Soothe your cold, dead heart with some horn-filled swing and brooding blues at the Dark Valentine's Day Party. The show will also feature Bonnie Riot and the Zoo Peculiar. Wearing black will get you in for just $5, but any other colors cost you $7.

3. Smells Like Grunge, Sunday at 8 p.m. Copper Blues Rock Pub and Kitchen
Food and music: the greatest love affair of them all. Listen to Nirvana tunes from this West Palm Beach tribute band while snacking on pork belly tacos and mac ’n’ cheese with your boo. You won't be disappointed: Lead singer Justin Hucker has an uncanny likeness to Kurt Cobain.

4. SOSOS, Saturday at 8 p.m., LauderAle
This Fort Lauderdale-based group relies on acoustic instruments for its performances, so even if the power goes out, you can still have a great time. SOSOS has a rich, folksy vibe reminiscent of Blues Traveler and Sister Hazel. And there's nothing like a cold brew to go along with smooth guitar chords.

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5. Rock the Stage, Friday at 10 p.m., the Plaza Ballroom (Lake Park)
This is a great opportunity to watch local indie artists showcase their talent, as well as network with people in the music industry. DJ Kreep will be spinning tracks in the meantime. Tickets cost $15. 

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