Tab Benoit


Tab Benoit

One of the most impressive guitarists to emerge from the rich bayous of southern Louisiana in recent years, Tab Benoit’s guitar tone can be recognized before his Otis-Redding-style voice resonates from the speakers. He doesn’t rely on any effects, and his setup is simple: guitar, cord, and Category 5 Amplifier. The effects you hear come from his fingers.


Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 8:00 P.M.
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Tab Benoit is a Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, and guitarist who has built a remarkable 30+ year career on the foundation of his gritty and soulful Delta Swamp Blues, acquiring a devoted legion of fans along the way, as well as 5 Blues Music Awards, including winning two BB King Entertainer of the Year awards and an induction into The Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.  

He has recorded and performed with Junior Wells, George Porter Jr, Dr. John, Willie Nelson, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Billy Joe Shaver, Maria Muldaur, James Cotton, Cyril Neville, and Kenny Aronoff, to name a few. Tab's accomplishments as a musician are matched only by his devotion to the environmental health of the wetlands of his native Louisiana. Benoit is the founder and driving force behind Voice of the Wetlands, an organization working to preserve the coastal waters of his home state. In 2010, he received the Governor's Award for Conservationist of the Year from the Louisiana Wildlife Federation. Benoit also starred 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.


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