The Relatives

Bobby Patterson/The Relatives, Kessler Theater, Dallas, Friday, March 7th, 2014, Reviewed

By Steve Crawford | March 9, 2014

Patterson was fantastic – telling inside jokes (“I recorded this in Muscle Shoals – Percy Sledge was supposed to sing it but he got too drunk”), incorporating disc jockey raps, off color humor, and dancing in the crowd. Patterson plays hard hitting, dance oriented R&B and strapped on a guitar at the end of the set to unleash a barrage of fiery blues licks. Patterson didn’t bring the house down, he set it on fire