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4-20 Post: Drive By Truckers, Robert Randolph and the Family Band and Man Mountain Jr.

Tapers Stands at Robert Randolph
April Twentieth brought some good tunes to the C-Ville area. Headlining at the Charlottesville Pavilion was Robert Randolph and the Family Band. With his exciting rifts off the steel guitar, Robert Randolph is able to deliver a music performance worthy of laud. The concert was simply energized. Boyd Tinsley made a couple of appearances on stage in which he rocked so hard that Robert gave him props at one point, forgetting that he was still playing. Quite hilarious, they were having a great time up there. As usual, the band didn’t seem to want to leave as the encore ran over three songs.

Boyd Tinsley with Robert Randolph

The tapers were out in storm so I didn’t feel the need to get RRFB but I did do a 24/96 recording of Drive By Truckers, whom which opened for Robert Randolph. Drive by Truckers is an excellent southern band with a little whisky sound to them. They gave us right up to an hour of quality stuff, some of it was from their new CD. I enjoyed it and will post my tapes later.

Tucker from Man Mountain Jr.
Man Mountain Jr. laid down some supreme funk jam for the late revelers at R2 after the Pavilion concert. Their set included a guest trumpeter whom I believe I saw playing with the Hamiltons before. The sound was pure and alive as they improvised the setlist. Full props to these guys as they are always good. Look for the tape soon…

BJ of Man Mountain Jr.

Man Mountain Jr.

Drive-By Truckers:
24 Bit: http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=24627
16 Bit: http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=24560

Robert Randolph and the Family Band:
16 Bit: http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=24602