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Robert Randolph

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Artist Bio

Robert Randolph took a step outside when it was time to record his new album, Brighter Days, choosing to work with producer Dave Cobb. Cobb is best known for his work with new country stars like Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Brandi Carlile, and Jason Isbell. Looking beyond anyone’s expectations or his own preconceptions helped Randolph circle back to where it all began for him: church music.

The first three songs of Brighter Days are a full dive back to Randolph’s gospel roots, starting with lead track “Baptize Me”, a joyous romp of a song that makes a direct connection between religious and musical ecstasy and salvation.

“Dave Cobb is just a guy who likes to record good music and good songs,” says Randolph. “He wanted to do something that was fun but it also gives you a gospel feeling. He knows the history of our band, coming from church and giving that fun church feeling to people.

“We wrote ‘Baptize Me’ the first day in the studio. It’s really a love story, about an all-round love: for each other, for our audience, for our church background, for the music we love and for our fans. All of these songs kind of harken back to how we started, to being known as this musical family band that comes from the church and appeals to rock, blues, gospel and soul music audiences. We wanted that good gospel, blues, R&B feel, because that’s where we started and it’s good to not only remind people of that but to actively remember it ourselves.”

Randolph grew up playing sacred steel music – basically gospel played on pedal steel guitar – in the House of God church in Orange, New Jersey, and began taking his joyous, gospel-infused music out to clubs, backed by family members who shared not only backgrounds, but blood.

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Aug 18 2022
Citi Field
Queens, NY
Aug 26 2022
Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
Camden, NJ
Aug 27 2022
Jiffy Lube Live
Bristow, VA
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Sep 02 2022
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
St Paul, MN
Sep 15 2022
Bourbon & Beyond 2022
Louisville, KY
Sep 23 2022
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, VA
Sep 24 2022
PNC Music Pavilion
Charlotte, NC
Sep 25 2022
Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
Pelham, AL
Oct 07 2022
Daily's Place Amphitheater
Jacksonville, FL
Oct 08 2022
MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Tampa, FL
Oct 09 2022
iTHINK Financial Amphiteatre
West Palm Beach, FL
Oct 20 2022
Climate Pledge Arena
Seattle, WA
Oct 21 2022
Rogers Arena
Vancouver, Canada
Oct 22 2022
Moda Center
Portland, OR
Nov 04 2022
Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles, CA
Nov 06 2022
Oakland Arena
Oakland, CA
Nov 19 2022
Chase Field
Phoenix, AZ
Mar 13 2023
Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea 2023
Downtown Miami, FL
Mar 13 2023
Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea 2023
Downtown Miami, FL