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Mar212019

Kenny Loggins is ready to share songs and stories during next week's Las Vegas stand

Credit: Leslie Hassler

Kenny Loggins launches a three-show Las Vegas engagement next week at Wynn resort and casino's Encore Theater. The concerts, which take place March 27, 29 and 30, will feature Kenny playing songs from each era of his long career, while also sharing stories accompanied by a multimedia presentation.

Regarding his Vegas performances, Kenny tells ABC Radio, "I'm taking the residency very seriously, and I want to put together a special show."

He adds, "I've been, for the last couple years…talking [onstage]…When I get the right audience at the right atmosphere, I can tell stories about where I was when the songs were written."

As you'd expect, Kenny's set will include classics from his partnership with Jim Messina, some of his late '70s solo hits and, of course, his hugely popular soundtrack hits from films like Footloose, Caddyshack and Top Gun.

Loggins previously played a three-show stand at the Encore Theater last September, but he tells ABC Radio these new performances will be a little different.

"I'm just adding more pictures from different periods of my life that'll go along with the stories that I've got," he explains. "And I'm gonna add a Loggins & Messina story, and anything else I think of as I go."

Kenny says it's hard to pick a favorite part of his career from which to perform songs.

"I'm happy to say that I'm not embarrassed by any period of my career," he declares. "I'm proud of the Loggins & Messina era…on into [my first solo album,] Celebrate Me Home…And then into the movie years in the '80s, which is always fun to do, 'cause that's when people get up and dance."

Tickets for Loggins' Vegas shows are available at WynnLasVegas.com. Here are all of his upcoming concerts:

3/27 -- Las Vegas, NV, Wynn Las Vegas -- Encore Theater
3/29 -- Las Vegas, NV, Wynn Las Vegas -- Encore Theater
3/30 -- Las Vegas, NV, Wynn Las Vegas -- Encore Theater
4/12 -- Atlantic City, NJ, Ovation Hall at Ocean Resort Casino
4/13 -- Hanover, MD, Live! Hotel & Casino
4/25 -- Ridgefield, WA, Ilani Casino
6/14 -- Thackerville, OK, WinStar World Casino and Resort
8/31 -- New Lenox, IL, New Lenox Commons

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