Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Before the staff announced the start of the Kenny Wayne Shepherd concert at the historic Lobero Theatre on March 12th, it was revealed that the venue had officially been recognized as the fourth oldest continuously operating performance hall in the United States. For many years, the theater has been well known as a diverse performing arts center.
In 1997 rock and blues music fans were impatiently waiting for the sophomore release by, what the press still referred to as, a teenage phenom. On October 7th the world finally heard Trouble Is… by the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band and it demonstrated to the press and public alike that Kenny was an artist with a boundless future ahead of him.
Blues From The Top is Back! Grand County Blues Society presents the 18th Annual Blues From The Top "Day Of Blues 2021" on Saturday, August 14, featuring a star-studded lineup of Sugaray Rayford, Eric Gales, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Ruthie Foster, and A.J. Fullerton. Rendezvous Event Center, Hideaway Park, 78821 US Highway 40, Winter Park. Gates open 10am. Show lasts from 11am-7pm. Tickets: $55.-$65. (Advance General Admission); $65. (Day of Show); $75. (VIP Experience). For the best price, buy tickets early.
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band has just released “Blue On Black,” the third and final single from their first-ever live concert video, 'Straight To You: Live,’ out next Friday (11/27) via Provogue. While Kenny has had six #1 rock tracks and a slew of top ten songs, no show would be complete without the mega-hit “Blue on Black.” Featured on the band’s second album, the song spent an incredible 42 weeks on the US Billboard Rock Charts, winning Rock Track of the Year, and now has over 25 million streams.
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band has just released “Diamonds & Gold,” the second single and standout track from their first-ever live concert video, 'Straight To You: Live,’ out November 27th via Provogue. “Diamonds & Gold is one of my favorite songs from our 2017 release ‘Lay It On Down,’” explains Shepherd. “To me, it has all the right elements. A thick groove, hooky guitar riffs and chorus, the horns - everything comes together to create a song that makes you feel good with a bit of humor in the lyrics.”
On November 27th, Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band will release 'Straight To You: Live,’ the group’s first-ever live concert video via Provogue. The pre-order goes live next Friday, October 2nd, but today the band is treating fans to a sneak peek of the opening track “Woman Like You,” available on all DSPs today.
How many lead guitarists does it take for one to sufficiently experience Jimi Hendrix? Well, according to the Experience Hendrix Tour that rolled through the Mondavi Center in Davis, California, on Feb. 22, the correct answer is seven. Now gone for 46 years, the music and legend of Jimi Hendrix, still recognized as among the top rock guitarists of all time, still survives and flourishes.