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.
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.
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.
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!