04/04/13

Blue Note Signs Robert Randolph & the Family Band

Pedal steel guitar virtuoso's new album due this summer

Blue Note Records has signed Robert Randolph, and will release a new album by the virtuoso pedal steel guitarist this summer. Randolph’s last album was 2010’s We Walk This Road. The new album is being produced by Randolph, engineered by Eddie Kramer, and showcases his Family Band, comprising Marcus Randolph, Danyel Morgan and Lenesha Randolph, together with guitarist Brett Haas. The new album features special guest appearances from Trombone Shorty and Carlos Santana.

Tour dates for Robert Randolph & The Family Band

April 6 Keystone, CO River Run Rocks Series
April 13 Baton Rouge, LA Baton Rouge Blues Festival
April 19 Live Oak, FL Wanee Festival
April 20 Ft. Worth, TX Main Street Ft. Worth Arts Festival
April 21 Atlanta, GA Sweetwater 420 Festival
May 3 New Orleans, LA House Of Blues
May 4 Birmingham, AL Schaeffer Festival
May 10 Wilmington, NC Greenfield Lake Ampitheater
May 11 Beaufort, NC Beaufort Music Festival
May 12 Saxapahaw, NC Haw River Ballroom
May 18 San Francisco, CA Blue Bear School of Music Benefit
May 19 Dana Point, CA Doheny Blues Festival
June 29 Jarvenpaa, FINLAND Lakeside Blues Festival
July 5-6 George, WA JamBase LIVE at The Gorge
July 27 Palmertown, PA Pennsylvania Blues Festival
August 16 Madison, IN Madison’s Ribber Festival

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