LAS VEGAS (CelebrityAccess) – The 3rd annual Big Blues Bender will take place September 8 – 11, 2016 at the Plaza Hotel & Casino at the top of the "Fremont Street Experience" in Downtown Las Vegas. The Big Blues Bender has become a festival favorite among Blues fans and artists alike – featuring Blues artists touring today, all under one roof.
"The Big Blues Bender is more than just a Blues festival. It's an experience," said AJ Gross, the event's founder and producer. "Four days and nights of music and accommodations with everything an elevator ride away!"
The Blues Bender is in downtown Las Vegas at the Plaza Hotel & Casino combines a vintage Rat Pack attitude with modern styling for the Vegas experience. The Plaza offers 1,003 recently renovated rooms and suites and a variety of dining venues led by Oscar's steakhouse in the iconic dome overlooking the Fremont Street Experience. The Plaza has an 80,000 square foot casino floor, downtown's largest Race and Sports Book, downtown's only Bingo Hall, and 30,000 square feet of meeting space.
The Bender lineup for 2016:
Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers
Cyril Neville's Royal Southern Brotherhood
Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings
Victor Wainwright and The Wildroots
Bernard Allison Group
Mr. Sipp The Mississippi Blues Child
Moreland & Arbuckle
Betty Fox Band
Bender Brass featuring Jimmy Carpenter
Deanna Bogart & Randy Oxford
Jane Lee Hooker
Billy D and The Hoodoos