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Nuclear Blonde @ Napa City Nights

In Concert at the Ampitheater
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[M O N D A Y |JULY 21]

[T U E S D A Y | JULY 22]
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Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 8:00pm

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Matt Schofield @ City Winery Napa | 6:00 PM DOORS / 8:00 PM START

The Schofield story is exploding internationally; the world is sitting up and taking note. Back from another well-received US tour, Schofield is expanding his borders. The LA Times stated, “In Schofield, the UK has produced the best blues guitarist from any country in decades. Head and shoulders above the herd.” Vintage Guitar magazine said, “The best of his generation’s European blues players. His feel for the music is incredible. His playing is so interesting that latching onto his records will reward any guitarist.”

The new collection finds Schofield on stunning form, well able to justify both his fearsome reputation and also the sense of anticipation around this release. Alongside two choice covers from his musical heroes, the album’s nine original tracks showcase his continued growth as an exciting songwriter within the genre, delivered with impassioned vocals to create a diverse and unique take on the blues.

Matt Schofield was rated in the top ten British blues guitarists of all time by Guitar & Bass Magazine alongside such icons as Eric Clapton and Peter Green. His prowess as a blues guitarist has seen him trade licks with iconic guitarists like Buddy Guy and Robben Ford; and brought him high praise in the ‘Penguin Book of Blues Recordings’ as one of only two living British artists to gain a maximum four-star rating.
Contact:
City Winery Napa
at the Historic Napa Valley Opera House
1030 Main Street
707.260.1600
napaconcierge@citywinery.com
Cost: $15 advance/$18 at door

[W E D N E S D A Y |JULY 23]
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 7:00pm

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Hot House Blues: Mark Hummel @ Historic Empress Theatre | Hot House Blues at the Empress Theatre featuring Mark Hummel. Mark is a Grammy Award winner of two Blues Music Awards this year. Mark Hummel started playing harmonica in 1970 & has gone on to become one of the premier blues harmonica players of his generation.

Grammy Award nominee Mark Hummel started playing harmonica in 1970 & has gone on to become one of the premier blues harmonica players of his generation. Thanks to over thirty recordings since 1985, including the Grammy nominated 2013 release Blind Pig recording "Remembering Little Walter", part of the Blues Harmonica Blowout cd series Hummel started in 1991. These events have featured every major legend (Mayall, Musslwhite, Cotton, etc.) on blues harp as well as almost every player of note on the instrument- a who's who of players.

Mark Hummel is a road warrior - a true Blues Survivor. Along the way, he has crafted his own trademark harmonica sound - a subtle combination of tone, phrasing and attack combined with a strong sense of swing. Mark has been with Electro Fi Records since 2000,releasing five CDs. Thanks to Mark's earlier albums, constant touring and appearances at the major blues festivals, he's firmly established his solid reputation around the US and Europe.

Hummel was born in New Haven, CT but raised in Los Angeles till he graduated high school. Mark moved to the Berkeley at age 18 to pursue a career in blues music, where he felt the music was taken more seriously.

Mark started the Blues Survivors in 1977 w/ Mississippi Johnny Waters. By 1984 Hummel began a life of non- stop touring of US, Canada & overseas, which he still continues at least 130-150 days out of each year. Hummel has toured or recorded with blues legends Charles Brown, Charlie Musselwhite, Lowell Fulson, Billy Boy Arnold, Carey Bell, Lazy Lester, Brownie McGhee, Eddie Taylor, Luther Tucker and Jimmy Rogers.

Hummel penned a memoir in 2012 for Mountain Top Publishing, "BIG ROAD BLUES: Twelve Bar On I-80", to which Huey Lewis says "This book should be required reading for ANY aspiring blues musician, LOVED it!" The memoir has been heralded in Blues Revue, Living Blues plus many blues publications coast to coast.
Contact:
Historic Empress Theatre
330 Virginia Street, Vallejo
707.552.2400
Cost: Ticket Price: $9 online – $11 at the door

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6:30pm

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Tom Duarte @ Uva Trattoria | Jazz, Latin, Flamenco!

Duarte's musical style is firmly based in traditional Latin music, while referencing elements of funk and jazz fusion. His playing remains beautiful and communicative throughout, reflecting a true sense of the gypsy spirit. In his solo acoustic playing, as well as in his searing electric solos, he plays with a passion that equally captivates the listener.


Contact:
Uva Trattoria
1040 Clinton Street, Napa
707.255.6645
Cost: No Cover!
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 7:30pm
Holland Cole @ Silo's | Holland Cole is a napa local with his own original music and style ranging from soul, R&B, and Reggae. There is always a chance of special guest performers and it is guaranteed to be a great show.

Locals night drink specials!!
Contact:
Silo's Napa
530 Main Street, Napa
707.251.5833
Cost: No Cover!

[T H U R S D A Y | JULY 24]

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Thursday, July 24, 2014, 8:30pm

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The Blues Broads@ City Winery Napa | 7:00 PM DOORS / 8:30 PM START

Dorothy Morrison, Tracy Nelson, Annie Sampson and Angela Strehli, all highly regarded vocalists in their own rights, have joined forces as The Blues Broads. Reflecting more than two centuries of collective experience in blues, country, gospel and rock, the awesome aggregation is nothing less than a roots music “super group” of the first order. The Blues Broads, the group’s recording debut is a CD/DVD combination set, recorded live, that will be released by Delta Groove on September 18th.
Contact:
City Winery Napa
at the Historic Napa Valley Opera House
1030 Main Street
707.260.1600
napaconcierge@citywinery.com
Cost: VIP $35.00 Premier $25.00 Reserved $20.00

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Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:30pm

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Nate Lopez Trio @ Uva Trattoria | Nate Lopez plays a custom electric 8-string hybrid bass/guitar and an acoustic 7 string guitar weekly at local festivals, restaurants, and wineries. Nate can also be seen performing with Maria Jameau as part of Blue Brazil. Nate has been playing all over California for over a decade at many venues including recently Earthfest L.A., Winter NAMM, The Catalyst Club in Santa Cruz, Laguna Beach Jazz and Art Festival, Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco, Reno Jazz festival, and countless Wineries. He has also been a featured artist on radio stations KRSH, KBBF, and KGGV.

Nate studied Jazz and Classical music at Solano College, then went on to study North Indian Classical Music at the Ali Akbar College of music. Over the years, Nate has acquired a broad array of musical interests and skills, and is always exploring different sounds and experiences.



Contact:
www.uvatrattoria.com
Uva Trattoria
1040 Clinton Street, Napa
707.255.6645
Cost: No Cover!
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Thursday, July 24, 2014, 7:00pm
Syria T Berry @ Silo's Napa | Opening tonight: "The ReAssemblers of Whimsey"

I do music of Van Morrison, James Taylor, Crosby. Stills and Nash, Smokey, Garth Brooks and Elvis.(to name a few). I have been the lead singer for the Fabulous PhDs for over 30 years. I have done two Tv commercials and have two CD's. "Very Berry" and a praise CD currently on iTunes and Amazon named "Hallelujah" (with wife Rita)


Contact:
Silo's Napa
530 Main Street, Napa
707.251.5833
Cost: No Cover tonight: (ALL AGES)
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Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:00pm
Jimmy James @ Downtown Joe's Brewery |

 Live Music!


Contact:
Downtown Joe's
902 Main Street, Napa
707.258.2337
Cost: No Cover!
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Thursday, July 24, 2014, 4:00pm
Pint Night: Southside Traffic @ Billco's Billiards | It's Pint Night! We will choose one of our brews to be the special pint of the evening! Only $4 a pint!!! It changes every week so don't miss out! We will also be serving $2 tacos and don't forget about the live music!

Live music performed by Southside Traffic!

The pint special of the night is Abita Brewing Company's Strawberry Harvest Lager (4.2%ABV)!


Contact:
Billco's Billards
1234 3rd Street, Napa
707.226.7506
Cost: No Cover!

Weekly Live Music...

  • Bluegrass Jam @ The Pizza Hut. Led by The CA Bluegrass association president Pat Calhoun, starts at 7
  • Thursday Night Drumming Circle with Art Cavagnaro at Napa Glass
  • Karaoke at Ana’s Cantina in St. Helena

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Friday, July 25, 2014, 6:00pm

Nuclear Blonde

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Jimmy Smith Band

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Chayah Miranda

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Napa City Nights: Nuclear Blonde + Jimmy Smith Band + Chayah Miranda @ Veterans Memorial Park Amphitheater | In the heart of downtown Napa is the renovated Veterans Memorial Park Amphitheater. Construction was completed in May 2008 as part of the Napa River Walk & flood control project. With Terraced seating areas, elegant lighting and beautiful views of the Napa River, the park is a unique venue for watching talented musicians and performers. Musical genres include Jazz, Rock, Country, World, Blues, Pop and Folk.

The Amphitheater is located along the Napa Riverwalk Promenade and is within easy walking distance from world class restaurants and distinctive shops. Nearby public transit and public parking make visiting the venue a breeze. Bring a blanket and a picnic basket and enjoy free entertainment the whole family will enjoy.

July 25th
Nuclear Blonde
Jimmy Smith Band
Chayah Miranda

Nuclear Blonde:
Step away from the blonde and nobody gets hurt...Singer/Songwriter Shauna Marshall explodes on stage dishing up searing blues originals with flavors of rock, country, funk and pop. Combining a raucous sense of humor and classic blues inspired original tunes with a cool blend of dance favorites, Nuclearblonde makes each and every show an adventure. Blowing up all around the North Bay and the San Francisco Bay Area, and sharing the stage with Bay Area blues legends such as Steve Freund, Pat Wilder, Willie G and Stan Erhart, Nuclearblonde has opened for blues chart toppers like Tommy Castro, John Lee Hooker Jr. & John Nemeth. A popular act at local wineries, as a trio in quieter settings the haunting vocals connect with an audience, bringing a feeling of intimacy to any gathering.

Jimmy Smith Band:
Shortly after turning 5 years old, Jimmy met what would become his lifelong passion, the 88 keys of the piano. With little patience for lessons, he learned to play by listening to the radio. It was the '50s and rock was stretching its legs along with Jimmy. With formal music at school and all manner of music at home, the garage was the stage in those days.

Bands with names like the Jaguars and the Viscounts fostered a love of performing. And then it happened— the Hammond organ rose up and it was love at first listen. There were many more bands and lots of different styles of music that followed.

Over the years, Jimmy’s keyboards have partnered with a diverse group of musicians and bands, including Doyle Bramhall III, Steve Kimock, Luther Tucker, Charlie Musslewhite, Nick Gravenites, Norton Buffalo, Larry Graham, Robert Palmer, Guitar Shorty, Little Jimmy Reed, Kenny Neal, Freddie Roulette, Sonny Rhodes, and Tia Carroll. Jimmy's bands have opened for such greats as Bonnie Raitt, Tower of Power, Little Feat, and the Average White Band. Now, all those years of music combine to bring the Jimmy Smith Band to center stage.

Chayah Miranda:
As a San Francisco based Christian pop artist, Chayah Miranda (pronounced "kai-yah") has spent much of her life around the gospel music of her church and the jazz influences of her mother and grandmother, both singers. The song in her heart runs through her blood and is the driving force of everything she does. Beginning at a young age, Chayah has shared her love of singing at church, school talent shows, and with the help of her beloved vocal teacher, Sakai, (whom she met after a meeting with the great Narada Michael Walden at the age of 15) at public fairs all over the country.

She began developing her talent at songwriting during high school with the help of Eric Gonzaga, a Bay Area producer whom she was introduced to after a performance at the annual Fiesta Filipina Fair in San Francisco. Together, they spent years developing Chayah’s sound and style while also working together to write songs for other local artists before she continued her musical education at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.

During her third year at Berklee, Chayah met another student whom she had seen at her church, Boston Temple Seventh-Day Adventist Church, who convinced her to join Bible study sessions on Saturday afternoons. At this point in her life, church was simply something she attended out of familiarity, not because she believed in God's power of healing and love. As she attended these meetings week after week, it became clearer that God was, and always would be, around to see her through her life and to work His miracles in mysterious ways. This understanding became paramount during the next great trial of Chayah Miranda’s life as she explains in her own words:

“Later on that year, I found myself completely sick and bedridden. My whole body was in so much pain, I couldn’t move. I could barely walk to the bathroom in my apartment. I remember lying in my bed and reading this book, “Steps to Christ.”… I wanted so badly for the pain to go away and to be healthy and strong again. I had been in bed sick for about a month and didn’t tell anyone. As I read the book, there was a passage that touched my heart and soul. It said that all I had to do was surrender to God and ask Him to come into my life and heal me… I prayed and asked God to heal me. I felt his presence there right beside me, and I knew that He had heard my prayer and that I was going to be ok… Maybe it was His way of shaking me and waking me up so that I would turn to Him in my pain. It was the best decision I have ever made in my life.“

Chayah’s debut, full-length album “No Other Way” (co-written and produced by Josh Robinson) is available now on iTunes!

After her recovery, Chayah joined a college missionary training program called STRIDE in which she travelled to different campuses all over Boston to offer Bible studies, free meals, and presentations on health. She has since continued to share her faith and has dedicated her life to God and to her music as a vessel for His message of faith, love, and hope for the world.

“I want everyone to know that there is a God in heaven who loves them so much that there is hope no matter what you are going through. All we have to do is open up and give Him a chance to help us, to strengthen us. And when we ask God for His help and guidance, that’s when miracles will happen; that’s when you’ll see your life change for the better.” – Chayah


Contact:
Napa City Nights
Veterans Memorial Park Amphitheater
Main Street, Downtown Napa
Cost: No Cover!
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Friday, July 25, 2014, 8:00pm

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NVOH PRESENTS:Golden State Lone Star Revue w/ Mark Hummel @ City Winery Napa | 6:00 PM DOORS / 8:00 PM START

GOLDEN STATE-LONE STAR Revue is a concept of a cross country meeting of the minds between California and Texas musicians. All have known each other for years. The rhythm section have played in bands since high school but all share a deep passion for REAL BLUES. MARK HUMMEL'S been steadily on the road since 1984 and released 17 albums and CDs since starting out. His latest is a Little Walter Tribute called REMEMBERING LITTLE WALTER on Blind Pig Records w/Charlie Musselwhite, Billy Boy Arnold, Sugar Ray & James Harman. Hummel has recorded for Flying Fish,Tone Cool and ElectroFi Record (his current) labels since the early 90s. Mark's been nominated for three years in a row for Best Harmonica by the BMA Awards. Hummel's has been performing and producing the BLUES HARMONICA BLOWOUTS in CA. since 1991 and has performed with these multi artists events with the top players in the genre all across the planet.

"Mark Hummel came of age in the early 70s, at the height of rock and roll,like many of his peers went and bought a harmonica and hasn't stopped playing since. A specialist in West Coast Blues he's a seasoned showman who knows more than a thing or two about how to please an audience." says THE NEW YORKER


Contact:
City Winery Napa
at the Historic Napa Valley Opera House
1030 Main Street
707.260.1600
napaconcierge@citywinery.com
Cost: VIP $35.00 Premier $30.00 Reserved $25.00
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Friday, July 25, 2014, 8:00am

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The Detroit Disciples @ Historic Empress Theatre | The Detroit Disciples – Founded in 1985, the Detroit Disciples have indeed staked a reputation as a band with a keen ear for songwriting. Baptized in the same roots rock river that began with Mitch Ryder and flows through such artists as Los Lobos, Steve Earle, the Mystix and A Band of Heathens, the Disciples have caught the attention of many a discerning fan.
Contact:
Historic Empress Theatre
330 Virginia Street, Vallejo
707.552.2400
Cost: Ticket Price: $15 online – $18 at the door
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Friday, July 25, 2014, 8:30pm

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The Hellhounds @ Uva Trattoria | Voted one of the best blues bands by the KRSH Radio fans, The Hellhounds perform electrically and acoustically, offering two pallets from which to choose. Come see them and find out why they're catching the ears of blues fans throughout Sonoma County and beyond!
Contact:
Uva Trattoria
1040 Clinton Street, Napa
707.255.6645
Cost: No Cover!
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Friday, July 25, 2014, 9:30pm

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Twice As Good @ Downtown Joe's | Twice As Good is the professional name of the music duo formed by Paul Anthony Steward (Son, born 1984) and Richard James Steward (Father, born 1951) from Clearlake Oaks, CA; Pomo Indians of the Elem Indian Colony. Richard had grown up around music all his life, having learned to play guitar and sing Country music from his mom. He mostly admired Blues & Soul. When Paul was a young teenager at 14, Richard taught Paul to play guitar, encouraging him to be a Lead Guitarist. Paul, inspired by B.B. King began imitating the electric blues guitar he heard on the radio and CD's, also practicing his vocals. In May 2003 they debuted as "Twice As Good, 2XG" in Santa Rosa, CA. Since then they have been all over the USA, released 6 albums, gained a West Coast Blues Award and a Native American Music Award, a great write-up in the San Francisco Chronicle, shared the stage with many legends and famous artists, and continue to garner success and praise with Paul leading the band through flashy show tunes with soulful vocals, screaming guitar, and unbelievable stage presence.

The name "Twice As Good" is not a claim of status. To Paul & Rich it is a dedication to hard work and quality of craft; about believing in one's self, not being shy, and having the courage to try something as hard as becoming a successful professional musician. They were once told, "you can't make it in the music business, you got to be twice as good," so they replied, "well all right then. We will be, Twice As Good."


Contact:
Downtown Joe's
902 Main Street, Napa
707.258.2337
Cost: No Cover!
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Friday, July 25, 2014, 8:00pm

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Reckless in Vegas@ Silo's | Seasoned musician Michael Shapiro alongside fellow veterans Ryan Low and Mario Cipollina are set to release a follow-up album under their Reckless in Vegas moniker entitled All In. Produced by legendary producer Sylvia Massy (Tool, Johnny Cash, Deftones) at her Weed, CA RadioStar studio, this new batch of songs proves to be some of the best ones yet.

“After I got my first real guitar (a $100 Harmony electric sans a case), it was [all] about being a rockstar” RIV singer Shapiro says.

At 16 he jammed with Bruce Springsteen, whose marathon live performances gave the impressionable teen something to think about and a direction to steer. A self-taught guitarist, Shapiro would put on a favorite cassette (he cites Love at First Sting) and “play a little snippet, push pause and [just] figure it out.”

After Trip (his first commercially successful act), and a solo album, Shapiro found himself at the banks of the Pacific, in San Rafael, CA commencing a new ride. His new band, Reckless in Vegas are a straight-ahead rock trio, aptly named for his previous years of collective untamed antics.

It’s easy to spot the greats sprinkled throughout RIV’s upcoming effort, All In: the peering, bluesy warble of Hendrix, the foot-tapping, apparentness of Stone Temple Pilots or U2 and the flowery embrace of someone like (his hero) Santana. The EP was produced by veteran Sylvia Massy (responsible for working Tool’s double-platinum debut Undertow) in her RadioStar Studio in Weed, CA.

The sound of Reckless and the faculty of Massy are a perfect marriage, as you find your ears knee-deep in album standouts like “Pink” and “Old Friend.” Set to be released via Mama Cow Records.
Contact:
Silo's Napa
530 Main Street, Napa
707.251.5833
Cost: (ALL AGES) $15 Gen Adm, $20 Reserved Seating ($10 Club Members)

[S A T U R D A Y | JULY 26]

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Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:00pm

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X (All Original Band Members!) @ City Winery Napa | 6:00 PM DOORS / 8:00 PM START

X - ‘All Original Members - Exene Cervenka, John Doe, Billy Zoom, & DJ Bonebrake’.

Three decades after the inception of X, one thing is clear: X was not only one of the most influential bands to crash out of the punk movement of the late ‘70s, but the band’s music continues to be sonically groundbreaking today. Songs written during the group’s inception are as relevant and inventive today as they were in 1977.

The fact is, no one sounds like X and no one ever will.

The band’s early albums, Los Angeles (1980), produced by Ray Manzarek of the Doors, Wild Gift (1981), and Under the Big Black Sun (1982) explored dark love and an even darker L.A. with the unflinching eye of a Raymond Chandler novel. Doe and Cervenka would marry and later divorce, but they’d always remain soulmates. As they released each ensuing album, More Fun in theNew World(1983) and Ain’t Love Grand (1985), the band continued to grow sonically and politically, fearlessly mixing genres without ever losing its center. As each member went on to explore diverse careers—careers that included acting, art, writing, producing and multiple side projects.


Contact:
City Winery Napa
at the Historic Napa Valley Opera House
1030 Main Street
707.260.1600
napaconcierge@citywinery.com
Cost: VIP $55.00 Premier $50.00 Reserved $45.00
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Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:00pm

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd @ Uptown Theatre | There are few artists whose names are synonymous with one instrument and how it’s played in service to an entire musical genre. Utter the phrase “young blues guitarist” within earshot of anyone with even a cursory knowledge of the modern musical vanguard and the first name they are most likely to respond with will be Kenny Wayne Shepherd. Still barely in his 30s, the Louisiana born songsmith has been selling millions of albums, throwing singles into the Top 10, shining a light on the rich blues of the past and forging ahead with his own modern twist on a classic sound he has embodied since his teens. He met Stevie Ray Vaughn at 7, shared the stage with New Orleans legend Bryan Lee at 13 and as an adult, he continues to create genre- defining blues-infused rock n’ roll.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s “How I Go” not only serves as a strong reminder of the chops that caused Guitar World to place him right behind B.B. King and Eric Clapton on their list of blues guitarists, but it’s the strongest indication yet of his gifted songwriting talent. The album pairs Kenny’s deeply soulful and impassioned takes on classic material like Bessie Smith’s “Backwater Blues,” Albert King’s “Oh, Pretty Woman” and The Beatles “Yer Blues” alongside the strongest writing and co-writing of his career thus far.

Let’s not forget that Kenny co-wrote “Blue on Black” very early on. The song was #1 on the Rock Charts for 17 consecutive weeks. All of the accolades heaped upon his playing are well deserved and well-earned but there is so much more to offer. “At this point, most people who know about me know I can play guitar,” Shepherd says. “As far as my approach to guitar on this record, it’s not about showing people how much I can play. It’s about really choosing the right notes and playing them at the right times so that every note penetrates people, and they feel it inside and it’s not just some fleeting thing that just goes right by them. “I wanted to be conservative, and selective, and tasteful in the solos that I did,” he adds. “I wanted to concentrate on the song as a whole: the vocals, the arrangements, so every instrument that is being played contributes to the song and takes it to a better place.”

The name “Kenny Wayne Shepherd” is absolutely synonymous with “young blues guitarist” but that phrase isn’t the totality of his person. “Blues player is definitely one of the labels I’ve accumulated, because I’m a huge blues fan and I love to play the blues,” he says. “But if you listen to my music, especially over the course of my career, everything that I do is not blues. It’s the foundation of what I do, but my stuff has a lot more of an edge to it. It’s a little more contemporary. And there’s a certain youthfulness to what I do. I started writing and recording music when I was a teenager and that energy has been consistent throughout my career.”

Kenny Wayne Shepherd is very cognizant of the emotional role music can play in the lives of his listeners. He’s in awe of that responsibility and works hard to bring happiness to people with his considerable gifts. With that said, he’s bound and determined to be remembered as a guy who just straight-up kicked a lot of butt. “I get up on stage every night to play my heart out and to try to turn people on their ear, man. I want to bring light into people’s lives with my music. If I can make people feel good for an hour and a half to two hours and forget about whatever might be stressing them out, then I’m doing my job.
Contact:
Uptown Theatre Napa
1350 Third St., Napa
707.259.0123
Cost: $65/ $45/ $35 Age: 12+ (Under 16, must be accompanied by an adult).

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Saturday, July 26, 2014, 8:30pm

Bernard Anderson and The Old School @ Uva Trattoria | Playing smoking hot blues and R&B, the band boasts a strong repertoire of blues, soulful R&B, fast-paced swing and jump blues styles and even a little zydeco for the Cajun two-steppers.
Contact:
www.uvatrattoria.com
Uva Trattoria
1040 Clinton Street, Napa
707.255.6645
Cost: No Cover!
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Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:30pm

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Highwater Blues @ Downtown Joe's Brewery | The name says it all, they do Rock, R&B and Blues; great music, even greater beer on draft!

Musicians with a passion for blues-based American music. Since 2000, we've played a range of Bay Area venues, such as Lou's Pier 47, The Grant & Green, The Mojo Lounge, Eli's Mile High Club, The Old Princeton Landing, Nick's Restaurant, The Warehouse, The Baltic, Skip's Tavern, JJ's, Konocti Harbor Resort, Roundup Saloon, Vinnie's, Downtown Joe's, The Pleasanton Hotel and The Saloon.

We have performed at various fairs and festivals, such as Oakland's Blues and Art On The Bay (now called Art & Soul), Hayward's Zucchini Festival, Albany's Solano Stroll, San Jose's Tapestry Arts Festival, San Ramon's Art & Wind Festival, Burlingame's Summer Concerts in the Park, Moraga's Music in the Park, Berkeley's 4th of July Festival and the Bernal Heights Fiesta on the Hill.

We were chosen to be participants in the Monterey Blues Festival's 2005 Battle of the Bands. We also play for private parties.


Contact:
Downtown Joe's
902 Main Street, Napa
707.258.2337
Cost: No Cover

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Sunday, July 27, 2014, 1:00pm

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Porchfest 2014 @ Downtown Napa | Bringing neighbors and friends together through LOCAL music on our porches!

2014 Lineup:

Cliff Nelson
Cliff G,,Joel, Quin
Cliff Greenwood
Shelby Cobra
Mountain Squirrel
Southside Traffic
Tom Martin
8 Glenwood Drive
Pickle Creek String Band
Sow Belly Trio
On3
Jim Senecal
Ron Bruder
Austin Pitzer &the Easy Lees
Breaking News
The Bad Decision
Yellow Belly
Later Dayz Band
Molly's Jam
The Swift BandT
he One After 909
Nancy Joy Evans
Fred & Larry
Tom Overton & John Wheeler
Mid Life Krysis
Buttercream Gang
Minus Mary
Full View
Brian Coutch Music
Jimmy Smith Band
Funk Pickles
Trebuchet
grass child
Astral Kitchen
Big Sticky Mess
Skunk Funk
Trevor Lyon
DJ Imagine/Dubmike
DJ Pion 2 Zion
Irie Fuse
Flagship Romance
Maikai Gents
Smart Fellers
Margaux
The Benders
Nuclear Blonde
Eloquence String Quartet
Sono Jazz Trio
Magnanimous
Pretty Pigeons
Lectric
The Napa Valley Duo
Jeffery McFarland-Johnson
Jimmy Duhig
Mirror Image
The Kelly & Jekel Duo
Duex K 30
Time Riders
Greg Fobyn and the Lightning Juice
Krooked
Amber Snider Trio
Trio Solea
Vadala
Girl Dog
Down Valley
Sara Rodenburg
The Howell Mountain Boys
Full Chisel
Sharon Hedlund
Never Too Late
Jealous Zelig
And That's the News
Creative Disorder
Davies Dukes Band
The Radio Effect
Run With Patience
The Last Resort
Soul on Fire
Pikaczy Quartet
Makena & Belair
Mike Howard
Moxie
The Treatment
We Are Invisible Monsters
Darealwordsound
Shelby Lanterman
Kristin Van Dyke
The Deadlies
Hair Club For Men
The Sorry Lot
Graveyard Boots
Alta Heights Allstars
Not Dead Yet
Celeste Astara
Dana Lyon & Friends
+ MORE!!!


Contact:
Downtown Napa Victorian Porches
Cost: No Cover!
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Sunday, July 27, 2014, 6:00pm

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Tom Duarte @ Silo's Napa | Jazz, Latin, Flamenco!

Duarte's musical style is firmly based in traditional Latin music, while referencing elements of funk and jazz fusion. His playing remains beautiful and communicative throughout, reflecting a true sense of the gypsy spirit. In his solo acoustic playing, as well as in his searing electric solos, he plays with a passion that equally captivates the listener.

 


Contact:
Silo's Napa
530 Main Street, Napa
707.251.5833
Cost: No Cover!
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Sunday, July 27, 2014, 9:00pm

DJ Night w/ Aurelio @ Downtown Joe's Napa | Come get Down to Joe's and let your Hair swing!!!
Contact:
Downtown Joe's
902 Main Street, Napa
707.258.2337
Cost: No Cover!
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Sunday, July 27, 2014, 3:00pm
Kidz Bop Live! @ Lincoln Theater | The #1 kids' music brand in the country for kids aged 5-12 performs chart-topping covers of today's hottest hits, sung by kids for kids. These platinum-selling young artists have sold over 14 million albums and were named by Billboard as the "#1 Kids' Artists of the Year." VIP ticket includes meet-and-greet with the Kidz Bop Kids.
Contact:
Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater
100 California Drive, Yountville
707.944.9900
Cost: $25/45

 

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