Kenny Loggins in Concert at Ovation in Green Valley Ranch Mar. 13

Kenny LogginsSinger, songwriter and guitarist Kenny Loggins is best known for his lyrical and familiar melodies. He first rose to fame as songwriter for the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s “House at Pooh Corner” and then as a folk rock duet with Loggins & Messina with musician Jim Messina in the early ’70s.

Loggins’ solo debut album, Celebrate Me Home in 1977 spawned his first solo hit of the same name, and in 1978 he won his first Grammy award for his song, “What a Fool Believes.” The following year, Loggins received another Grammy for his hit song “This Is It.” He released High Adventure in 1982 which featured “Don’t Fight It,” a duet with Steve Perry, and “Heart To Heart.”

In 1991, Loggins recorded and produced Leap of Faith, which included the single “Conviction of the Heart,” which became a well-known tune among environmentalists.

In addition to his albums and awards, Loggins’ composed the movie theme songs for “Caddyshack” and “Caddyshack II,” “Top Gun,” “One Fine Day” and the Oscar-nominated “Footloose.”

His newest album, How About Now, released in 2007, features a reworking of his 1973 hit “A Love Song,” along with 11 new compositions.

Venue: Ovation

Date: Friday, March 13 at 8 p.m.

Ticket Prices: $45, $55 and $65 plus tax and applicable fees