Kenny Wayne Shepherd

Artist Bio

This new tour comes on the heels of Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s latest studio achievement, 'Dirt On My Diamonds, Vol. 1,' a career highlight that has quickly captured the attention of blues enthusiasts and critics alike. Available now for purchase and on all digital platforms, the album is a sonic exploration that sees Shepherd venturing beyond the traditional confines of blues. This latest work features a compelling mix of tracks that delve into life's complexities, weaving tales of loss, love, and redemption against a backdrop of intricate guitar work and soul-stirring vocals.

Written at the legendary FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, 'Dirt On My Diamonds, Vol. 1' represents a pivotal moment in Shepherd's career. The album blends modern urban influences with the traditional undercurrents of blues, a testament to Shepherd's creative evolution and his commitment to pushing the genre's boundaries. From the gritty title track "Dirt On My Diamonds" to the reflective "Sweet & Low" and the empowering "Best of Times," each song offers a fresh perspective on blues music, infused with Shepherd's signature sound.

Reflecting on the album, Shepherd has expressed that 'Dirt On My Diamonds, Vol. 1' is more than just a collection of songs; it's a narrative of personal growth and artistic exploration. "Every record I make is a moment in time, and this is a really special moment," says Shepherd. The album's creation was a collaborative effort, marked by days of non-stop writing with his favorite co-writers, where "nothing was off-limits." This approach allowed for a richly diverse album that, while exploring socio-political narratives, maintains the core essence of blues. Shepherd aimed to craft an album that uplifts rather than dwells in darkness, a goal that resonates throughout the tracks.

With 'Dirt On My Diamonds, Vol. 1,' Kenny Wayne Shepherd continues to redefine the blues genre, offering listeners a deep, introspective look into life's imperfections through his music.


  • Blues
  • Rock

Upcoming Show

  • Sat. September 14, 2024

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