Tag Archives: Kenny Wayne Shepherd

Walter Trout & friends are All in This Together on blues-rocker’s latest

“After the heaviness and emotional intensity of creating my last studio album, Battle Scars, I just wanted to go in the studio and have some fun and jam with some friends.” — Walter Trout After a couple of albums announcing … Continue reading

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band lays it on down on rootsy, rocking new album

Guitarist and singer Kenny Wayne Shepherd and his band are back to their rocking ways on their brand new CD Lay It On Down (Concord Records), where they also add in some new sounds longtime fans may not expect from … Continue reading

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Summertime Blues edition

“Monday again, I can’t face another day…”: Janiva Magness captures the start of the workweek perfectly with this opening line from the song “I Need a Man” off her new album Original, but hopefully we can help you through the … Continue reading

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Twenty years on, Kenny Wayne Shepherd still quite at home playing the blues on Goin’ Home

Here at The BluesPowR Blog, we like Kenny Wayne Shepherd‘s stuff like “Blue on Black” or “True Lies” just as much as the next guy or gal, but for us, his band has never sounded better than when they’re fully … Continue reading

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Buddy Guy, Eric Gales, Doyle Bramhall II help fans experience Hendrix in whole new way

In what began as a single concert event in Seattle and has since evolved into a sort of traveling mini-version of Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival – both in terms of frequency and starpower, the Experience Hendrix tour rolled through Pittsburgh for the second … Continue reading

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Just posted: Experience Hendrix tour photos

We’ll have more coverage from Thursday night’s Experience Hendrix tour stop in Pittsburgh coming up for you next week, but in the meantime, we hope you’ll check out these photos from the show, capturing performances from Buddy Guy, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Doyle Bramhall II, … Continue reading

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Generous servings of guitar, family-style blues help define 2012 Heritage BluesFest

There was a whole lot of guitar-slinging in Wheeling a few weekends back, where the annual Heritage Music BluesFest took place – from the solo acoustic sounds of Samuel James and local act Adrian Niles to the triple threat of the Brooks … Continue reading

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2010 Pittsburgh Blues Festival Line-up

The Pittsburgh Blues Festival today announced the line-up for its 16th annual offering, taking place July 23rd through July 25th at Hartwood Acres. Looks like the place will be rockin’ on Sunday, with Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Tinsley Ellis, and Larry McCray all … Continue reading

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