UK Tour Dates:
17th July – Boiler Shop, NEWCASTLE – TICKETS
18th July – Leadmill, SHEFFIELD – TICKETS
19th July – City Hall, SALISBURY – TICKETS
The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band have announced they will be coming to the UK in July for 3 shows calling at; Boiler Shop, Newcastle, the Leadmill, Sheffield and City Hall, Salisbury.
The 5 x Grammy Nominated Shepherd returns following their triumphant 2017 UK tour that included a co-headline performance at
The most recent album, 2017s ‘Lay It On Down’, released on Provogue/Mascot Label Group, was met with widespread acclaim and saw Shepherd and his band in unstoppable momentum. Mojo referred to him as “Louisiana’s blues baron”, Classic Rock said “the Stratocaster rampages of old are tempered by thoughtful songcraft…fantastic”, The Guitar Magazine called the album “flawless”, Planet Rock Magazine said it was“Perfect summer driving album” whilst Guitarist said he was “A master of every genre he touches”.
The opening chapters of Shepherd’s journey started with the epiphany of meeting Stevie Ray Vaughan, the stage debut at 13 and the record deal at 16, with 1995’s million-selling debut album Ledbetter Heightslaying down his calling-cards of soul-fingered fretwork and searingly honest songwriting. Even as early singles like Déjà Voodoo and Blue On Black infiltrated the US Top 10, and hysteria duly erupted around him, Shepherd’s artistic vision remained admirably mature on turn-of-the-millennium million-sellers like Trouble Is… (1997), Live On (1999) and The Place You’re In (2004). He has supported The Rolling Stones, B.B. King, Van Halen, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Aerosmith, Bob Dylan and the Eagles amongst others, performs as part of the Experience Hendrix tour and is
The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band are a full force of nature live and these will be shows not to be missed. In the UK in July for 3 shows calling at; Boiler Shop, Newcastle, the Leadmill, Sheffield and City Hall, Salisbury.
“Lay It On Down is an album that will grow with every outing and tracks will become live favourites.”. Bluesdooodles 10 paw album review check it out HERE