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Robert Randolph & The Family Band
{August 19, 2005}

Robert Randolph & The Family BandBig Dave and I made a road trip further west than the last one, we went to KC and caught Robert Randolph & the Family Band and Martin Sexton at The City Market. The City Market was founded 1857 and not only serves an outside music venue but also the home to farmers produce market, unique shops and restaurants.

Martin warmed the already warm concert goers from the Missouri heat with his acoustic guitar and singing. At one point he was thumpin’ it like a bass. Sexton, a native of Syracuse, New York, who later migrated to Boston, where he began playing and singing on the streets of Harvard now has recorded five albums.

If you are not familiar with Robert Randolph you will be. He is quickly becoming a living guitar legend. Though his main instrument a pedal steel guitar, he treated the crowd with his singing, dancing, guitar playing, drumming and keyboard. Make sure you check out the Crossroads DVD, also check out the review of his “Unclassified” CD. Randolph and Family Band were playing soul infused funky blues rock.

You can’t have a road trip without grabbing some local cuisine. We treated ourselves to Gates BBQ. Both Big Dave and I had the burnt end sandwich, potato salad and sweet potato pie. We both agreed it was the best burnt ends either of us have ever had. When in KC you’ve gotta go Gates!

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