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If you think your band has what it takes to open up for Shreveport's own Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band in Baton Rouge, LA, here's everything you need to know!

Who is Kenny Wayne Shepherd?

Kenny Wayne Shepherd is a Caddo Magnet graduate from Shreveport, LA who became a Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling artist. He's toured with the Rolling Stones, and Lynyrd Skynyrd, and even has an epic side project with Stephen Stills and Barry Goldberg called The Rides. 

Kenny has toured the world playing his guitar with the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, has a beautiful family (he's married to Mel Gibson's daughter, Hannah), and has won numerous awards and accolades, including a star on the NWLA Walk of Stars. Kenny is just the 32nd inductee since the Walk began in 1997, joining other local greats like Trace Adkins, David Toms, William "Bill" Joyce, Terry Bradshaw, James Burton, Dak Prescott, and more!

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How can your band open for Kenny Wayne Shepherd?

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band has a gig booked at the Raising Canes River Center coming up on Saturday, July 13th and they want to find a band from Louisiana to replace their previously scheduled opener, Blues legend, Jimmie Vaughan had to step aside due to a cancer diagnosis. While we wish nothing but the best for Vaughan and pray for his speedy recovery, the show must go on. They plan on holding a Battle of the Bands competition at the Texas Club in Baton Rouge on June 21 and are taking submissions now here. 

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