Five-time Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum-selling blues/rock guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd has confirmed an October 2014 UK Tour that starts at the Sheffield Plug on Saturday 25th October. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 20th June from the 24 hour ticket box office: 0844 478 0898. Book online: thegigcartel.com.
The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band is a veritable who’s who in rock and blues. In addition to long-time vocalist Noah Hunt, the band features drummer Chris Layton, a 2014 inductee into the Musicians Hall of Fame as a member of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, ex-Firm bassist Tony Franklin and keyboardist Riley Osbourn, whom Shepherd met while Osbourn was playing in Willie Nelson’s band.
KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD BAND – OCTOBER 2014 UK TOUR
Sheffield Plug Saturday 25th October
Gateshead Sage Sunday 26th October
Crawley Hawth Monday 27th October
Manchester Academy 2 Thursday 30th October
Edinburgh Queen’s Hall Friday 31st October
Leamington Spa Assembly Saturday 1st November
The forthcoming UK tour follows the recent release of Kenny’s new album “Goin’ Home” – an exploration into the music of Shepherd’s biggest influences, and features guest performances by some of his closest friends including Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Warren Haynes, Keb’ Mo’, Robert Randolph, Kim Wilson (Fabulous Thunderbirds), and the Rebirth Brass Band.