Big Blues Bender Announces 2016 Lineup


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:


Keb' Mo'
Delbert McClinton
Beth Hart
Tab Benoit
Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers
Cyril Neville's Royal Southern Brotherhood
Samantha Fish
Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings
Kenny Neal
John Németh
Jarekus Singleton
Anthony Gomes
Victor Wainwright and The Wildroots
Albert Cummings
Bernard Allison Group
Mr. Sipp The Mississippi Blues Child
Moreland & Arbuckle
Brandon Santini
JW-Jones
MonkeyJunk
Mingo Fishtrap
Roxy Roca
Betty Fox Band
Bender Brass featuring Jimmy Carpenter
Deanna Bogart & Randy Oxford
Jane Lee Hooker
Billy D and The Hoodoos
Bob Corritore
Johnny Sansone
Mitch Woods