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PETTY THEFT + The Kenneth Brian Band featuring Steve Ferrone
Saturday, October 21st, 2017
Petty Theft - San Francisco Tribute to Tom Petty returns to McNears's Mystic Theatre for their 5th Annual Tom Petty Birthday Celebration (Tom's Birthday is on 10/20) Opening will be The Kenneth Brian Band featuring the legendary Steve Ferrone from The Heartbreakers on drums... The Waiting IS the hardest part! Don't miss out... Get your Tickets NOW. Doors: 8:30 PM 21+ $22 Tickets: http://bit.ly/2vlY7VU http://www.thekennethbrianband.com/ http://www.mystictheatre.com ------------------ PETTY THEFT IS: ADAM "BAGEL" BERKOWITZ DAN DURKIN DJANGO BAYLESS MICHAEL PAPENBURG JOHN VARN MONROE GRISMAN "Voted Best Band in Marin - 2015" - Pacific Sun Readers Poll "Voted Best Band of the North Bay (Marin) - 2011, 2012 & 2013" -The Bohemian www.PettyTheftRocks.com ----------------------------------- About THE KENNETH BRIAN BAND Since their first album release in 2009, the Kenneth Brian Band’s modern Southern Rock and Americana infused style, timeless song-craft, layered with Kenneth’s gritty vocals and guitar prowess have helped earn them a loyal fan following and the respect of fellow musicians. The quartet’s musical styling and dynamic live performances also attracted the attention of some of their mentors like Lucinda Williams, Billy Gibbons and current bandmate Steve Ferrone of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Since 2013, they spent two years touring with multi-Grammy winner Lucinda Williams, who describes them as “somewhere between Lynyrd Skynyrd and Drive-By Truckers”, before joining ZZ Top in 2016 for several dates. Whether in intimate Honky Tonks or stately, sold-out theaters (with Lucinda), they continue to captivate audiences with resonating harmonies and a tight rhythm section. Their fourth studio album ‘With Lions,’ out May 19th, includes 11 songs all written by Kenneth and pays tribute to their musical mentors as well as their musically rich and culturally significant Southern heritage. The single “You’re Not Mine” is an edgy anthem with heavy-hitting guitar solos and their signature harmonies. “Beautiful Storm” is an emotionally evocative track that showcases Kenneth’s spell-binding competency with a slide. Rock ‘n’ roll royalty Steve Ferrone (Drums, Tambourine, Shakers) and Scott Thurston (Keyboards, Piano) of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers don’t just lend their talents for the album but, Ferrone sits behind the drum kit when he’s not touring with Tom Petty. Travis and Steve met a couple of years ago at a gathering thrown by a mutual pal. Not long after, they needed a drummer for a Hollywood gig and Steve sat in with the band. He worked with the guys to hone their sound and helped them find the right players. And as they say, the rest is history. Handpicked by Steve, drummer Chris Cano plays with KBB when Ferrone is on the road with the Heartbreakers. Popular session bass guitarist and Disresputable Few member, Paul Ill, joined the band at Steve’s urging and perfectly rounded out the Kenneth Brian Band sound. “Those two were the perfect combination for what we do,” said Kenneth Brian. “Their influence has helped elevate our playing and just being around Steve is a master class on how to be a successful artist and a decent human being,” he continued. In true KBB form, the sound of the new album honors their distinctive blend of Southern Rock that is both progressive and rooted in tradition. http://www.thekennethbrianband.com