Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band and Beth Hart Band are coming to The Palace in Albany July 27 at 7:30pm.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd has released several albums over the years and has had commercial success as a blues artist. Shepherd has had seven singles in the Top 10 since 1995 and he holds the record for the longest-running on the Billboard Blues Charts with his 1997 release Trouble Is… featuring the hit “Blue on Black”. The song went to No. 1 on the Mainstream Rock Chart. I spoke with Kenny Wayne Shepherd last summer before a show at The Egg. We covered a lot of topics including his influences like Stevie Ray Vaughan, and touring with bands like Van Halen and Aerosmith. Check out the interview below.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd and his band will play The Palace July 27 at 7:30pm and tickets go on sale this Friday, March 2 at 10am through Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster charge by phone at 800-745-3000 and the venue box office at 518-465-3334.