Blue Note Signs Robert Randolph & the Family Band

Pedal steel guitar virtuoso's new album due this summer

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Robert Randolph

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