Kenny Wayne Shepherd bringing the blues Saturday at Thunder Mountain Amphitheatre

Kenny Wayne Shepherd

By Michelle Vendegna / Previously published in the Longmont Times-Call

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band has been to Loveland a couple of times and Shepherd said the group loves the “beautiful outdoor setting” of the Thunder Mountain Amphitheatre.

Lucky for Loveland, they’ll be back on Saturday night.

With the connection of the venue itself and the adjacent Harley Davidson shop, Shepherd said the mix brings an diverse group of people who love music and customers of the bike shop.

“Assuming the weather cooperates, it’s great place to see concert,” he said.

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Amphitheatre. Tickets are $30.

Shepherd broke out into the music in 1995 when he was 16 years old, and has charting seven Top 10 singles. The blues guitarist’s first album release, “Ledbetter Heights,” included songs like “Born with a Broken Heart” and “Aberdeen.” Shepherd was joined by current lead singer Noah Hunt in 1998 and over the next 20 years of his career, Shepherd produced more than 10 albums with his band, including big hits like “Live On,” “Blue on Black” and “Last Goodbye.”

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band is debuting its new album, “Lay it on Down,” on Aug. 4.

“On (the new) record, we explored a lot of different sounds that maybe we hadn’t touched on before,” Shepherd said.  Read More… 

For tickets or more information, go to tmaconcerts.com or www.kennywayneshepherd.net.

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