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The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band in Sheffield

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
O2 Academy Sheffield, Sheffield
Saturday 24th October 2020, £37.50

After the rip-roaring success of our inaugural year in 2019, Planet Rock's Rocktober is returning once again. Presented in association with The Gig Cartel, Planet Rock's Rocktober boasts four bands and hits Bristol O2 Academy and Sheffield O2 Academy. The event is headlined by the mighty Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band! Eponymous frontman Kenny Wayne Shepherd has lived more than half of his life in the spotlight. He is widely considered to be one of the best blues/rock guitarists (James Brown once referred to him as 'one of the wonders of the world'), he has had six number one blues albums and a string of number one mainstream rock singles.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, completing the band is New Orleans keyboardist Joe Krown and Scott Nelson on Bass who has gigged and recorded with the elite in the blues.Joining them on the bill are two bands who are firm Planet Rock favourites - Lancaster titans Massive Wagons and hard rock powerhouses JOANovARC.With the very special guests still to be announced.

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