The lineup announcement for the 2016 Big Blues Bender in Las Vegas, NV came out today and we were thrilled to see ROXY ROCA listed along with greats like Keb’ Mo’, Delbert McClinton, Beth Hart, and Tab Benoit, not to mention good friends of ours like Mingo Fishtrap and JW Jones.
Here’s the complete list: Keb’ Mo’, Delbert McClinton, Beth Hart, Tab Benoit, Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings, Cyril Neville’s Royal Southern Brotherhood, Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers, Samantha Fish, Kenny Neal, John Nemeth, Jarekus Singleton, Victor Wainwright and The Wildroots, Albert Cummings, Bernard Allison Group, Mr. Sipp The Mississippi Blues Child, Moreland & Arbuckle, Mingo Fishtrap, Anthony Gomes, ROXY ROCA, Brandon Santini, JW Jones, MonkeyJunk, Betty Fox Band, Bender Brass feat. Jimmy Carpenter, Deanna Bogart & Randy Oxford, Jane Lee Hooker, Billy D and The Hoodoos. Artists at Large: Mitch Woods, Jimmy Carpenter, Deanna Bogart, Randy Oxford, Victor Wainwright, Bob Corritore, Johnny Sansone.
Pre-booking starts tomorrow at noon at http://bigbluesbender.com.
It felt great to be back at The Blackheart and seeing so many of our good friends that we’ve been missing since we’ve been out on tour most of the year. Many thanks to Milto Otto for sharing these photos from our set.