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    Blues Guitarist Tab Benoit Tour Kicks Off April 29 at The Grand Opera House Of The South In Crowley, Louisiana

    ****Whiskey Bayou Records Artists Josh Garrett, Alastair Greene Joining Benoit on Tour For Selected Dates in April, May, June**** 

    Renowned Blues guitarist Tab Benoit embarks on a year-long National tour, which kicks off at the Grand Opera House Of The South, 505 N. Parkerson Ave., Thursday, April 29. Showtime: 7pm. Tickets: $30.-$40. Info: (337) 785-0440   Opening for Benoit is Whiskey Bayou Records recording artist, Josh Garrett.

    The Louisiana-based guitarist just concluded six big shows that Tab co-headlined with another blues guitarist at the top of her game, Samantha  Fish. Benoit and Fish also teamed last November at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium for a concert live streamed worldwide.

    Benoit was selected a “30 Best Blues Guitarist In The World Today” by Guitar World  in 2020 and also co-authored recently-released book, Blues Therapy, about the blues and mental illness.

    Benoit, who’s always been known for his environmental activism,  performed two nights in his hometown of Houma at the 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.

    The Louisiana musician has launched his own imprint, Whiskey Bayou Records, with partner and manager, Rueben Williams. The label has thus far released albums by such established artists as Eric McFadden, JP Soars, Alastair Greene, Damon Fowler, Eric Johanson, Jeff McCarty, and Dash Rip Rock.

                                   Tab Benoit – One Foot In The Bayou (Live)

        TAB BENOIT ON TOUR!  SPRING/SUMMER 2021 ITINERARY

    Apr. 29 (Thur)   GRAND OPERA HOUSE OF THE SOUTH   Crowley LA

    Apr. 30 (Fri)       SOUL KITCHEN MUSIC HALL                    Mobile AL

    May 1 (Sat)        THE MOON                                              Tallahassee FL

    May 3 (Mon)      THE FUNKY BISCUIT                                 Boca Raton FL

    May 4 (Tues)      THE FUNKY BISCUIT                                 Boca Raton FL

    May 5 (Wed)      KING CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS      Melbourne FL

    May 6 (Thur)     THE WHARF                                              Kissimmee FL

    May 8 (Sat)       CAPITOL THEATER                                    Clearwater FL

    May 27 (Thur)   THE TRALF                                               Buffalo NY

    May 28 (Fri.)      ROBINS THEATER                                     Warren OH

    May 29 (Sat.)     TOKEN LOUNGE                                       Westfield MI

    May 30 (Sun)     WOODLANDS TAVERN                              Columbus OH

    June 2 (Wed)      MOONTOWN BREWING COMPANY            Whitestown IN

    June 3 (Thur)     THE ACORN                                             Three Oaks MI

    June 6 (Sun)       CITY WINERY                                           Chicago IL

    June 7 (Mon)      CITY WINERY                                           Chicago IL

    June 8 (Tues)     CITY WINERY                                           Chicago IL

    June 10 (Thur)   THE SLOWDOWN                                      Omaha NB

    June 11 (Fri)      KNUCKLEHEADS SALOON                          Kansas City MO

    June 12 (Sat)     COTILLION BALLROOM                              Wichita KS

    June 13 (Sun)    TOWER THEATER                                      Oklahoma City  June 26 (Sat)     FIRST FINANCIAL MUSIC HALL                  El Dorado, AR

    June 30 (Wed)    STARGAZERS THEATER                            Colorado Springs

    July 3 (Sat)         AVON PERFORMANCE PAVILION            Avon CO

    July 4 (Sun)        MESA THEATER                                       Grand JunctionCO

    July 23 (Fri)        THE 04 CENTER                                      Austin TX

    July 24 (Sat)       THE HEIGHTS THEATER                           Houston TX

    Aug 7 (Sat)         THREE CAVES                                         Huntsville AL

    Aug 12 (Thur)     RHYTHM CITY CASINO RESORT              Davenport, IA

    Aug 14 (Sat)       BAYFRONT BLUES FESTIVAL                    Duluth, MN

    Aug 19 (Thur)     RIVER CITY CASINO                                St. Louis, MO

    Aug 22 (Sun)       THE KENT STAGE                                   Kent, OH

    Aug 24 (Tues)      BEACHLAND BALLROOM                       Cleveland OH

    Aug 25 (Wed)       JERGELS RHYTHM GRILLE                      Warrendale, PA

    Aug 26 (Thur)      LEESBURG THEATER                              Leesburg VA

    Sept 14 (Tues)      RHYTHM ROOM                                   Phoenix AZ

    Sept 15 (Wed)       RHYTHM ROOM                                   Phoenix AZ

    Sept 16 (Thur)       BELLY UP TAVERN                               Solana Beach CA

    Oct 19 (Tues)        RAMS HEAD ON STAGE                       Annapolis MD

    Oct 20 (Wed)         RAMS HEAD ON STAGE                        Annapolis MD

    Oct 21 (Thur)        THE BIRCHMERE                                  Alexandria VA

    Oct 22 (Fri)           ELEVATION 27                                    Virginia Bch VA

    Oct 24 (Sun)         PARAMOUNT BRISTOL                          Bristol TN

    Oct 26 (Tues)       SELLERSVILLE THEATER                        Sellersville PA

    Oct 28 (Thur)        COHOES MUSIC HALL                          Cohoes PA

    Oct 29 (Fri)           INFINITY MUSIC HALL                          Hartford CT

    Oct 30 (Sat)          CENTER FOR THE ARTS                        Natick MA

    Nov 2 (Tues)         CITY WINERY                                       Boston MA

    Nov 3 (Wed)          BULL RUN                                           Shirley MA

    Nov 4 (Thur)         SPIRE CENTER/PERFORMING ARTS       Plymouth MA

    Nov 14 (Sun)         TAFT THEATER                                   Cincinnati OH

    *Direct Support for Tab Benoit: Josh Garrett (April 29-May 8); Alastair Greene (May 27-June 13). Both Garrett and Greene are Whiskey Bayou Records Recording Artists.

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