Tab Benoit

Genre: Blues

Similar to: The Marshall Tucker Band, Warren Haynes, Pure Prairie League

Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Tab Benoit makes his home near New Orleans in Houma, Louisiana. Born November 17, 1967, he’s one of a handful of bright rising stars on the modern blues scene. For most of the 1990’s and into the 2000’s he’s worked each of his records the old-fashioned way, by playing anywhere and everywhere he and his band can play. Unlike so many others before him, Benoit understands that blues is not a medium in favor with 50,0000-watt commercial rock radio stations, so as a consequence, he’s combined each of his releases with as many shows as he can possibly play. Since the release of his first album, Nice and Warm, Benoit has taken his brand of Cajun-influenced blues all over the U.S., Canada, and Europe. This album prompted some critics to say that he was sometimes reminiscent of three blues guitar gods: Albert King, Albert Collins, and Jimi Hendrix. Medicine, Benoit’s seventh solo release on Telarc International, a division of Concord Music Group, successfully joins two gifted guitarists/songwriters in a session that proves greater than the sum of its very talented parts. Released in 2011, the 11-track recording features seven new Benoit originals co-written with ace songwriter Anders Osborne.

Stone & Snow

Singer-songwriters Karen Bridges and Clint Thomson draw from their connection to the snow-capped landscape of the west to create profoundly lyrical folk songs. With an eclectic mix of upbeat anthems and somber folk ballads, Stone & Snow's sound easily reflects the peaks and valleys their name makes reference to.

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Note: 21+ Full Venue Access / Unaccompanied Minors: Balcony Only

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Tab Benoit with Stone & Snow

Saturday, July 27 · Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM at The Castle Theatre