BLUES-INFUSED ROCK N’ ROLL LEGENDS KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD BAND TO DELIVER UNPRECEDENTED PERFORMANCE AT FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE, SEPT. 14
GRAMMY-nominated guitarist, singer and songwriter, Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band will take over the 3rd Street Stage at Fremont Street Experience (vegasexperience.com) for an astounding full-length performance on Saturday, Sept. 14. Beginning at 9 p.m., music fans of all ages can gather under the iconic Viva Vison canopy as the modern musical vanguards perform iconic hits including “Blue on Black,” “Lay It Down,” “Deja Voodoo” and “Woman Like You.”
With over 20 years in his recording career, Kenny Wayne Shepherd established himself as a recording artist at the age of 16 when he signed his first record deal and released his debut album Ledbetter Heights, which peaked at No. 2 on Billboard Top Blues Albums. After delivering four more albums, Shepherd released his long-awaited first live album, Live! In Chicago, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Blues chart and featured guest appearances by legendary blues artists including Hubert Sumlin, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith and Bryan Lee. Shepherd has since released his eighth studio album, Lay It Down, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard Blues and spent seven weeks at the top of the charts. Continuing to make a name for himself in the music industry, Kenny Wayne Shepherd teamed up with Noah Hunt, Chris “Whipper” Layton, Kevin McCormick and Joe Krown to form the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band.
For more information on the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band concert at Fremont Street Experience, please visit www.vegasexperience.com.
About Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience, a six-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas, is home to the original Las Vegas Strip and features an open-air promenade of world-class gaming, dining, entertainment and shopping. Fremont Street Experience offers free live entertainment on three stages 365 days per year and features Viva Vision, the world’s largest single video screen – 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. In partnership with the City of Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Conventions and Visitors Authority, the $32 million renovation to the iconic Viva Vision screen, which will be completed for the unveiling on Dec. 31, 2019, will illuminate downtown Las Vegas with 16,433,152 pixels and 5,000 Nits, making it seven-times brighter than the existing canopy with four-times the resolution allowing the screen to be seen 24 hours a day for the first time in its existence. The one-of-a-kind venue is also home to SlotZilla, the world’s most unique zipline attraction featuring an 850-foot Zipline and 1,750-foot Zoomline, which launches riders from a 12-story slot-machine-themed platform, representing the largest slot machine in the world, to fly under the iconic Viva Vision canopy. With direct pedestrian access to eight of Fremont Street’s world-renowned casino hotels, more than 70 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts more than 24 million annual visitors. For more information about Fremont Street Experience, please visit www.vegasexperience.com.
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