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Lineup for Big Blues Bender in Las Vegas announced

5 December 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) -- It will be lucky sevens for Big Blues Bender as the highly-anticipated Las Vegas-based music festival will take place at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino for its 7th annual festival, 10 to 13 September 2020. This only-in-Vegas hotel takeover event offers fans the opportunity to see the biggest names in Blues music in an exclusive, intimate setting over the course of four days in the “Entertainment Capital of the World.” Tickets go on sale Thursday, 12 December at 9 a.m. PST online.

The initial artist lineup for the 2020 Big Blues Bender features: Buddy Guy, Delbert McClinton, Jonny Lang, Tab Benoit, North Mississippi Allstars, Victor Wainwright & The Train, One for The Kings, Bettye LaVette, Mike Zito and His Big Blues Band, Colin James, Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Albert Castiglia Band, Southern Avenue, Bender Brass Band, Mike Zito and Friends: A Tribute to Chuck Berry, Chris Cain, JP Soars and The Red Hots, Carolyn Wonderland, Sugaray Rayford, Blues Beatles, JP Soars' Gypsy Blue Revue feat. Anne Harris & Jason Ricci, Johnny Sansone, Monster Mike Welch, Jason Ricci, Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers, Kevin Burt, Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton, Anne Harris, Lindsay Beaver, Catfish John "Grateful Blues" feat. Albert Castiglia, Sunday Gospel feat. Sugaray Rayford & Friends and Cary Morin. Additional artists will be announced in the coming months.

“The Bender keeps getting better,” says AJ Gross, Big Blues Bender Founder and Chief Executive Officer. “We’re really excited about the artist lineup for our 7th annual festival and we’re even more excited to feature this great group of artists in the Las Vegas home of Elvis Presley and other big acts like Barbra Streisand and Barry Manilow. Our new home at the Westgate has a rich history of showcasing the biggest names in music in Las Vegas and we are proud to feature the Bender in a venue that boasts such deep entertainment roots. Lucky seven looks to be our best year yet.”

Big Blues Bender features four days and four nights of music and accommodations, with “Everything, An Elevator Ride Away.” Big Blues Bender has become a festival favorite among Blues fans and artists alike, making it a “bucket list” event for all who attend. Attracting fans from all 50 states and more than a dozen countries, the annual sell out event features the most talented and sought-after Blues artists touring today, performing on multiple stages all within an elevator’s ride away.

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