Big Blues Bender to be held September 8 - 11 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada; Lineup to include Keb’ Mo’, Delbert McClinton, Beth Hart, Tab Benoit, Jimmy Thackery, Cyril Neville & Royal Southern Brotherhood, Samantha Fish just to name a few
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We at Alligator Records thought you’d like to know about this huge event.
Scroll down to see the amazing artist lineup and to find out details about rooming packages at the Plaza Hotel & Casino for that weekend.

Just For You! Experience Big Blues Bender 2016! We’re Giving You More!

Blues Fans, we’re making the Big Blues Bender BIGGER than ever. Have you heard the news? We know you like surprises, so we have added more great artists to YOUR Bender. We’ve expanded our already stellar lineup even more with the additions of 2016 IBC winners The Delgado Brothers, Matt Andersen, Bender favorite Mike Zito, the legendary Jimmy Hall, mystic violinist Anne Harris, real-deal Steady Rollin’ Bob Margolin and many more…

See the full lineup below, including Keb’ Mo’, Delbert McClinton, Beth Hart, Tab Benoit, Jimmy Thackery, Cyril Neville & Royal Southern Brotherhood, and Samantha Fish to name a few...

The Big Blues Bender is set to take place September 8 - 11, 2016 at the legendary Plaza Hotel & Casino at the top of the world-famous “Fremont Street Experience” in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas. Enjoy 4 days and nights of the very best Music, Hotel Accommodations, and More! Everything An Elevator Ride Away!

If you haven't taken that step to make your reservation, now is the time! Many exciting packages are available. Don’t miss out on this top festival experience with all the comforts of a fabulous casino hotel, featuring the most talented and sought after Blues artists touring today, all under one roof! The Plaza Hotel is generously working with us to make this Bender the most comfortable experience ever, including ice on every floor and a newly renovated pool for our Oasis Stage. Our goal is for the Big Blues Bender to be one of the easiest, most enjoyable and entertaining music experiences anywhere!

Tier 2 pricing for the 4-Day Pass starts March 29, 2016!


The 2016 Big Blues Bender Lineup!

We are proud to deliver another stellar lineup for the 3rd installment of the Big Blues Bender. Click on the artist names below for more details.
Keb’ Mo’
Delbert McClinton
Beth Hart
Tab Benoit
Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings
Cyril Neville & Royal Southern Brotherhood
Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers
Samantha Fish
Kenny Neal
John Németh Feat. Bender Brass
Jarekus Singleton
Victor Wainwright and The Wildroots
Albert Cummings
Bernard Allison Group
Mr. Sipp The Mississippi Blues Child
Moreland & Arbuckle
The Delgado Brothers
Matt Andersen
Mingo Fishtrap
Anthony Gomes
Roxy Roca
Brandon Santini
Betty Fox Band
Bender Brass
Jane Lee Hooker
Billy D and The Hoodoos
Mike Zito
Jimmy Hall
Jimmy Carpenter
Johnny Sansone
Anne Harris
Deanna Bogart
Randy Oxford
Victor Wainwright
Bob Corritore
Mitch Woods & "Late Night Boogie-Woogie Bender"
Leon Blue
Brandon “Taz” Niederauer
Annika Chambers
Doug Woolverton
Mark Earley
Russell Jackson