She is also lending her voice for commercials and public service announcements to Musicians Workshop, the non-profit organization producing the event.
Shepherd started singing with her church choir at age eight, and began studying voice at sixteen. She has performed sold out concerts around the world blending rock, blues, ballad and standards as well as her own compositions. She has recorded nine albums, including "Cybill Getz Better" with Stan Getz, "Vanilla" with Phineas Newborn Jr., "Somewhere Down the Road" featuring a title cut with Peabo Bryson, "Cybill Does It To Cole Porter," "At Long Last Love," "Talk Memphis to Me," and "Songs from the Cybill Show." Her most recent album "Live at the Cinegrill" was released in 2001.
Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Shepherd won ‘Model of the Year’ in 1968 from Stewart Models and has appeared on the covers of Life, Vogue, Glamour and People among others. She made her film debut in 1971 in the highly acclaimed "The Last Picture Show," which led to starring roles in "The Heartbreak Kid," "Taxi Driver," "Daisy Miller," "Alice, Married To It," "Once Upon a Crime," Texasville" ?and "Chances Are." Shepherd’s theatrical experience include starring roles in "Shot in the Dark," "The Seven Year Itch," "Last of the Red Hot Lovers," "Lunch Hour," "Vanities" and "Picnic." For television, Shepherd has starred in the series "Yellow Rose," "Moonlighting" and has hosted the Emmy and Golden Globe awards. In addition to winning four Golden Globe Awards for best actress in a television comedy, she won four People’s Choice Awards and was honored with Bruce Willis as "Woman and Man of the Year in Broadcasting" by the Hollywood Radio and Television Society.
Shepherd will share the Saturday afternoon bill with Richie Cole and David Hazeltine with special guest Horace Silver. Silver will receive United States Congressional Recognition of Lifetime Achievements during the performance.
All concerts at the Promenade in Temecula are free. Contact Musicians Workshop at (909) 678-2517 or www.musiciansworkshop.org.