Chris Layton News

Heart, The Four Tops, Nick Offerman, Joshua Bell, SYLVIA and More Set for Wells Fargo Center's Fall 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

After a year of performances in the newly renovated Ruth Finley Person Theater, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts kicks-off the fall season with a rich array of performers, speakers and family programming. The line-up features music legends like Steve Winwood, Heart, The Temptations and The Four Tops as well as unforgettable comedians Cheech and Chong and Nick Offerman. (more...)

Tab Benoit to Play Fox Theatre, 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Z2 Entertainment will present Tab Benoit at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014. Tickets are on sale for $20.00 in advance or $25.00 day of show. (more...)

Experience Hendrix to Play Mesa Arts Center in October; Tickets On Sale Saturday, June 21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

ldly successful twenty-five date national excursion this past March and April, the Experience Hendrix Tour is set to launch another trek across the U.S. in September and October, which will include a performance in Mesa Arts Center's Ikeda Theater on Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Announces Two New Performances Added to 2014-15 Line-up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Today, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts announced two new shows to be presented in the Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa) in 2014. Rock 'n' roll innovator Steve Winwood will perform Saturday, August 9, 2014 and the ninth edition of the celebrated Experience Hendrix tour returns Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Tickets for Steve Winwood are $115, $75 and $65 and tickets for Experience Hendrix are $99 and $75. Tickets for both performances go on sale Friday, June 20 at noon and may be purchased online at wellsfargocenterarts.org, by phone at 707.546.3600 and in person at the box office at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. (more...)

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Announce October UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Five-time Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum-selling blues/rock guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd has confirmed an October 2014 UK Tour that starts at the Sheffield Plug on Saturday 25th October. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 20th June from the 24 hour ticket box office. (more...)

King Center Presents AEG Live Production of Experience Hendrix Tour, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

by Jimi Hendrix's unparalleled creative and musical influence, Experience Hendrix, L.L.C.--the company formed by the late guitarist's father, James 'Al' Hendrix to oversee his legendary son's legacy--has continued that innovative spirit with its ongoing series of all-star tribute concerts held in honor of the late great musician. The featured artists for the Melbourne tour include some of the best known and highly regarded names in contemporary rock and blues including Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Eric Johnson, Rich Robinson, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales with other special guests to be announced. (more...)

EXPERIENCE HENDRIX Tour Set for Fox Theatre, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

The eighth edition of the celebrated Experience Hendrix Tour is set to arrive at the Fox Theatre on Thursday April 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. These special event performances represent an ongoing tribute to the music and legacy of Jimi Hendrix. Presented by BandFuse: Rock Legends, the month long tour brings together a diverse group of musical greats paying homage to the abiding genius of Jimi Hendrix. (more...)

EXPERIENCE HENDRIX TOUR Headed to Fox Theatre, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

BandFuse: Rock Legends will present EXPERIENCE HENDRIX TOUR on Thursday, March 13 at 8PM live at The Fox Theatre! Tickets are $100, $75, $60, $50 & $40, $30. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 22 at 10AM online at metrotix.com, by calling 314-534-1111, or in person at the Fox Theatre Box Office. (more...)

Empire State Building Selects Winning Photos Of Annual 'My Empire State Building' Digital Photo Contest
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

Today, the Empire State Building (ESB) announced the Grand Prize Winner of its second annual digital photo contest, "My Empire State Building," honoring images submitted by photography enthusiasts around the nation. (more...)

Blues-Rock Group Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Returns to The Orleans Showroom November 9 and 10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

After a successful engagement last year, blues-infused rock n'roll group Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band will bring their chart-topping sound to The Orleans Showroom November 9 and 10. (more...)

The Rides Play bergenPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2013

Bergen Performance Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey presents The Rides, featuring Stephen Stills and Kenny Wayne Shepherd with special guest Beth Hart tonight, September 3rd 2013 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

The Rides to Play bergenPAC, 9/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2013

Bergen Performance Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey presents The Rides, featuring Stephen Stills and Kenny Wayne Shepherd with special guest Beth Hart on Tuesday, September 3rd 2013 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

The Rides to Kick Off U.S. in September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

The Rides is a new all-star blues-rock trio formed by legendary singer-songwriter and Buffalo Springfield/CSN/CSN&Y principal Stephen Stills, fellow guitar slinger Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and venerable Electric Flag keyboardist Barry Goldberg. The group will tour throughout September in support of its debut album, Can't Get Enough, set for release August 27 on 429 Records. The series of dates kicks off with the band filming a concert for television from New York City's iconic Iridium Jazz Club on August 28 and 29, and wraps on September 27 at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, NV. Highlights also include shows at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston (9/7), Theatre at Westbury in Westbury, NY (9/8), Pabst Theatre in Milwaukee, WI (9/13), ACL Live at the Moody Theatre in Austin, TX (9/21), and The Fillmore in San Francisco (9/25). (more...)

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Performs at Sam's Town Live! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 09, 2013

Blues-infused rock n'roll group The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band will bring their chart-topping sound to Sam's Town Live! for one night only, tonight, March 9. (more...)

30th Anniversary Edition of Stevie Ray Vaughan's TEXAS FLOOD Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announces the release of an expanded two-disc 30th anniversary edition of Texas Flood, the electrifying debut album by the American blues rock trio Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, available everywhere today, January 29, 2013. (more...)

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band to Perform at Sam's Town Live!, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

Blues-infused rock n'roll group The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band will bring their chart-topping sound to Sam's Town Live! for one night only, Saturday, March 9. (more...)

30th Anniversary Edition of Stevie Ray Vaughan's TEXAS FLOOD to Be Released 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2012

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announces the release of an expanded two-disc 30th anniversary edition of Texas Flood, the electrifying debut album by the American blues rock trio Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, available everywhere Tuesday, January 29, 2013. (more...)

Jason Segel Among Upcoming Guests on NBC's TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2012

NBC has announced the upcoming schedule of guests on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH Jay Leno for April 12 - April 20. (more...)

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Slated for the Orleans Showroom, 3/17 & 18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2012

Blues-infused rock n'roll group The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band will bring their chart-topping sound to The Orleans Showroom March 17 and 18, each evening at 8 p.m. (more...)

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Slated for the Orleans Showroom, 3/17 & 18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2012

Blues-infused rock n'roll group The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band will bring their chart-topping sound to The Orleans Showroom March 17 and 18, each evening at 8 p.m. (more...)

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