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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band to perform at SugarHouse Casino

12 September 2017

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Five-time Grammy-nominated contemporary blues group Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band will bring its blues/rock sound to the SugarHouse Casino Event Center on Friday, 10 November at 9 p.m. Tickets for the band's performance can be purchased beginning Friday, 15 September and cost $39-$49.

Fresh off its latest release, "Lay It On Down," the band features Kenny Wayne Shepherd and long-time members Noah Hunt and Chris Layton, along with bassist Kevin McCormick and keyboardist Joe Krown. For blues and rock music fans, Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band delivers a powerhouse concert, performing their hit songs, including the album's lead singles "Diamonds & Gold" and "Baby Got Gone."

"Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band delivers a fantastic rock 'n' roll performance," said Wendy Hamilton, general manager of SugarHouse Casino. "We couldn't be more pumped to bring them to the Event Center stage."

Known for its distinctive blues-infused rock 'n' roll sound, Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band is an industry success, having earned five Grammy nominations, two Blues Music Awards and two Billboard Music Awards.

With a career that spans more than 20 years, the band's front man, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, is regarded as one of the most talented guitarists of his generation, having earned two Orville H. Gibson awards, an honor given to world-class guitarists. Not only has Shepherd received critical acclaim as a guitarist, he's scored eight No. 1 blues albums and a string of No. 1 mainstream rock singles over the span of his career, including "Alive" and "Blue on Black."

Tickets for the band's show, and tickets for all SugarHouse performances, including Scotty McCreery (16 September), Billy Gardell (13 October), Brad Garrett and Rita Rudner (27 October) and Engelbert Humperdinck (3 November), can be purchased on the SugarHouse Casino headliners page.

In addition to live performances and concerts, the SugarHouse Casino Event Center can be reserved for a variety of occasions, including weddings, corporate receptions, seminars, trade shows and more. The space features floor-to-ceiling windows and panoramic views of the Delaware River waterfront and the Ben Franklin Bridge. Parking is always free.

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