Kenny Wayne Shepherd Tickets
Kenny Wayne Shepherd tickets bring to you a concert that will be an unforgettable experience. The talented American artist has been nominated for five Grammy Awards and is the proud winner of two Billboard Music Awards and two Blue Music Awards. Shepherd is recognized for his success as a blues artist and a young musician. The singer/songwriter has received tremendous acclaim for his talent as a great guitarist. He plays with a passion and an intensity that is unmatched.
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It was in the 1990s that Kenny and his group made it big in the music industry and since then there has been no stopping him. Throughout his career he gave several studio albums that got him a lot of appreciation for his outstanding guitar work. His blue inspired rock music has attracted a lot of fan following. His concerts attract huge crowd therefore cheap Kenny Wayne Shepherd tickets are hard to get.
The Shreveport native is a completely self taught guitarist. From a very early age he displayed keen interest in music and started playing at the young age of seven. Kenny Wayne Shepherd always found himself drawn to the blues. He was particularly inspired by Stevie Ray Vaughan from his early days and it was after watching Stevie play that he asked his father to get him the guitar. From his father’s record collection, who was a local radio personality, Kenny would try to work out Muddy Waters, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Albert Lee licks. Studying the masterworks he developed his own individualistic style that got him success later. He was only thirteen when he decided to pursue his passion for music. It was when he shared the stage at New Orleans with local guitar legend Bryan Lee that he decided to take his music seriously. The performance in front of a live crowd and an encouraging response gave him the confidence to follow his dream. Soon he formed his own band and started performing at clubs and festivals. Demo tapes were made. His demo video at a festival in Shreveport was what got him the multiple album record deal with Giant Records.
In 1995, Kenny Wayne Shepherd came up with his first album titled, Ledbetter Heights that quickly climbed up the charts. The album was an instant success and achieved for him a level of commercial success that is very rare for blue artist and Shepherd at that time was only in his teens. Three singles from his album made it on the top 10 single tracks on rock charts. The album was quite impressive since it tackled diverse styles from acoustic blues to rocking blues and Texas blues to Louisiana blues. Three year later in 1998, Kenny Wayne Shepherd came with his sophomore album Trouble Is…, that was a big success. The album holds the record for being the longest running album on the Billboard Blues Charts. It was an album for which he was nominated for a Grammy. The album featured the hit Blue on Black.
The next album released in 1999, Live On featured the hit In 2 Deep. For this album and the previous one singer Noah Hunt was the leading vocalist. Shepherd collaborated with her in 1996. She also has the credit of providing the vocals for the famous Shephard’s song Blue on Black. However with his next album titled, The Place You’re In, released in 2004, Shepherd himself did majority of the lead vocals. His live performances are loved by his fans. Whether he is performing to big or small audience his enthusiasm never fades. As the artist describes that blues is about real life and real feelings so he tries to make the audience feel what he plays. For his performances he has been described by Seattle Times as a fiery passionate guitarist. If you want to see his sizzling performance make sure you have Kenny Wayne Shepherd tickets with you.
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