Tab Benoit, Returns to the Big Blues Bender, 4 Consecutive Nights By SFL Music September 1, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PR Contact: Doug Deutsch Publicity Services(213) 924-4901 firstname.lastname@example.orgPhoto By Jean Frank“The Mayor of Benderville” Guitarist Tab Benoit Returns To The Big Blues Bender In Las Vegas;4 Consecutive Nights! September 9, 10, 11,12(Las Vegas NV) – “The Mayor of Benderville”, renowned blues guitarist Tab Benoit, makes his triumphant return to headline the 7th Annual Big Blues Bender, at the Westgate Resort & Casino, Thursday, September 9 through Sunday, September 12. Tickets/Info: (702) 518-3222 or visit https://www.bigbluesbender.com. Benoit performs at the Baller Party (Thursday September 9; 2:30pm-4:30pm); on the Pool Stage with Alastair Greene and Corey Duplechin, (Friday, September 10; 5:45pm-7:15pm); headlines in the International Theater (Saturday, September 11; 10pm-11:45pm); and the Big One in the Bender Ballroom: Tab Benoit’s Midnight Ramble (Sunday, September 12; 12 Midnight-2am), immediately followed by the Bender Brass Wrap Party, from 2am-3am (always runs longer).Benoit earned the “Mayor of Benderville” nickname due to his leading memorable all-night music jams each year featuring notable guest musicians, while often performing on the drums as well as guitar. Tab and the 2021 Whiskey Bayou Revue are touring throughout 2021 (complete itinerary below).Benoit’s recent “Chicago Takeover” featured the Louisiana-based musician performing for six evenings in June at the famed City Winery. “Tab Benoit residency helps usher in the return of live music in Chicago,” writes the Chicago Sun-Times, who also interviewed Benoit. Read the entire interview, here. Benoit continues to add new dates to the tour, including four consecutive nights at the Big Blues Bender in Las Vegas, September 9-12 (updated itinerary below).Tab and guitarist Samantha Fish performed together last November at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium for a live concert streamed worldwide. “This is an artist whose playing speaks to you as much as his lyrics do,” wrote Music Connection magazine, reviewing Benoit’s Ryman show set. “What Tab lacked in theatrics he made up for with a warm and disarming stage presence and heartfelt playing.”“Benoit is one of the most impressive guitarists to emerge from Southern Louisiana…his guitar tone and style is easily recognized, as is his soulful voice. The consummate musician and performer, known for his humor and storytelling.” ROCK AND BLUES MUSEThe Grammy-nominated Benoit was selected among the “30 Best Blues Guitarists In The World Today” by Guitar World in 2020 and also co-authored the book Blues Therapy, about the blues and mental illness.Benoit, known throughout his thirty-plus career for his environmental activism, performed two nights in his hometown of Houma at the memorable 16th Annual Voice of the Wetlands Festival. He also appears prominently in the IMax motion picture Hurricane on the Bayou, a documentary of Hurricane Katrina’s effects and a call to protect and restore the Wetlands, and produced a CD to help restore that state’s Coastal Wetlands. Benoit was inducted into the Louisiana Folklife Center Hall of Master Folk Artists in the Spring of 2020.Whiskey Bayou Records is a partnership between Benoit and his partner and manager, Rueben Williams. The label has thus far released albums by such established and up-and-coming artists as Eric McFadden, JP Soars, Alastair Greene, Damon Fowler, Eric Johanson, Jeff McCarty, and Dash Rip Rock.Tab Benoit “These Arms Of Mine” – Live@The Funky Biscuit May 2021 – Click to ViewTAB BENOIT & THE WHISKEY BAYOU REVUE ON TOUR! Aug 26 (Thur) LEESBURG THEATER Leesburg VAAug 28 (Sat) MICHAEL ARNONES CRAWFISH FEST Augusta NJSept. 9/10/11/12 BIG BLUES BENDER Las Vegas NVSept 14 (Tues) RHYTHM ROOM Phoenix AZSept 15 (Wed) RHYTHM ROOM Phoenix AZSept 16 (Thur) BELLY UP TAVERN Solana Beach CASept 17 (Fri) WORLD RECORDS Bakersfield CASept 18 (Sat) FULTON 55 Fresno CASept 19 (Sun) CENTER FOR THE ARTS Grass Valley CASept 21 (Mon) FREMONT THEATER SanLuisObispo CASept 22 (Wed) FELTON MUSIC HALL Felton CASept 23 (Thur) THE COVES Union Hall, VASept 24 (Fri) CORNERSTONE Berkeley CASept 25 (Sat) MYSTIC THEATER Petaluma CAOct 8 (Fri) THE FILLMORE New Orleans LAOct 19 (Tues) RAMS HEAD ON STAGE Annapolis MDOct 20 (Wed) RAMS HEAD ON STAGE Annapolis MDOct 21 (Thur) THE BIRCHMERE Alexandria VAOct 22 (Fri) ELEVATION 27 Virginia Bch VAOct 23 (Sat) THE COVES Union Hall VAOct 24 (Sun) PARAMOUNT BRISTOL Bristol TNOct 26 (Tues) SELLERSVILLE THEATER Sellersville PAOct 27 (Wed) SELLERSVILLE THEATER Sellersville PAOct 28 (Thur) COHOES MUSIC HALL Cohoes PAOct 29 (Fri) INFINITY MUSIC HALL Hartford CTOct 30 (Sat) CENTER FOR THE ARTS Natick MANov 2 (Tues) CITY WINERY Boston MANov 3 (Wed) BULL RUN Shirley MANov 4 (Thur) SPIRE CENTER/PERFORMING ARTS Plymouth MANov 6 (Sat) BEACON THEATER Hopewell VANov 11 (Thur) MARTIN’S Jackson MSNov 12 (Fri) SATURN Birmingham ALNov 13 (Sat) WALKER THEATER Chattanooga TNNov 14 (Sun) TAFT THEATER Cincinnati OHDec 9 (Thur) RYMAN AUDITORIUM* Nashville TNJan 23 (Sun) NEWBERRY OPERA HOUSE Newberry SCJan 28 (Fri) CULTURE ROOM Ft Lauderdale FLFeb 4 (Fri) PLAZA LIVE ORLANDO Orlando FLFeb 5 (Sat) CTR FOR THE ARTS OF BONITA SPRINGS Bonita Springs FLFeb 12 (Sat) DIXIE CARTER PERFORMING ARTS CTR Huntingdon TNMarch 27 (Sun) CENTER FOR THE ARTS OF HOMER Homer NYMarch 29 (Tues) GATEWAY CITY ARTS Holyoke NY*with Samantha FishTab Benoit Interviews/Promotional Materials/Show Passes Available.Tab Benoit: Thunderbird Management/Rueben Williams(985) 688-5258 email@example.com/TabBenoittwitter.com/TabBenoitLANashville Scene – TAB BENOIT INTERVIEW (November 2020)Rock And Blues Muse – TAB BENOIT/SAMANTHA FISH SHOW REVIEWChicago Sun-Times – TAB BENOIT INTERVIEWShare It!