Skip to main content

Originally published July 5, 2013 at 5:30 AM | Page modified July 5, 2013 at 1:29 PM

  • Share:
  • Comments (0)
  • Print

Robert Randolph and the Family Band at the Neptune

Most Popular Comments
Hide / Show comments
No comments have been posted to this article.
Start the conversation >


If there is any group that can hurl the spirit heavenward faster and more ecstatically than Robert Randolph and the Family Band, it’s news to me. On their latest album, “Lickety Split,” this for-real family group — Robert, Marcus and Lenesha Randolph and Danyel Morgan, plus non-Randolph clan Brett Haas — take a turn toward a harder rock sound and a New Orleans party beat. But when those curling, crying pedal steel phrases arrive on “Born Again” and “Get Ready,” you know you’re back in the bosom of Abraham. Don't miss this band. 9 p.m. Friday at the Neptune Theatre, 1303 N.E. 45th St., Seattle; $25 (877-784-4849 or

Paul de Barros, Seattle Times music critic

News where, when and how you want it

Email Icon

Time to add another piece to your Hawks collection

Time to add another piece to your Hawks collection

Check out the full lineup of championship merchandise from The Seattle Times store.


Partner Video


The Seattle Times Historical Archives

Browse our newspaper page archives from 1900-1984

The Seattle Times

The door is closed, but it's not locked.

Take a minute to subscribe and continue to enjoy The Seattle Times for as little as 99 cents a week.

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited content access is included with most subscriptions.

Subscriber login ►