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Big Blues Bender 2022

Big Blues Bender 2021 Las Vegas

The 7th annual Big Blues Bender will took place September 9 - 12, 2021 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.

The Big Blues Bender has become a festival favorite among Blues fans and artists alike. The Big Blues Bender is four themed days and nights of exceptional music and a bucket-list events for all. This event features the most talented and sought after Blues artists touring today, all under one roof. Join blues greats for multiple nights of blues boogeying, shuffling, and sing-alongs.

"Four days and nights of music and accommodations at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, with everything, an elevator ride away!"

Everything is either a five-minute walk or an elevator ride away! No high temperatures, uncomfortable tenting, or long walks to far away stages. The Bender support team will be at hand around the clock to keep your festival experience going as smoothly, rewarding, and memorable as possible.

Big Blues Bender 2022 Dates: TBA

Las Vegas Monorail Location: Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
3000 Paradise Road Las Vegas, NV 89109

Dates: Thursday, September 9 – Sunday, September 12, 2021
Timetable:
Music will start around 6:00 pm PST on Thursday, September 9, 2021.
Music will end around 3:00 am PST on Monday.
Check out is at 11 am on Monday, September 13, 2021.

2021 Big Blues Bender theme nights

Mardi Gras
Thursday, Sept. 9
Pirates & Wenches
Friday, Sept. 10
Tie Dye
Saturday, Sept. 11
Polka Dots
Sunday, Sept. 12

Big Blues Bender 2021 Schedule

Saturday 9/11 Schedule - Tie Dye
Big Blues Bender 2021 Schedule
Saturday
  • International Theater
  • Johnny Sansone & Tweener Sets 6:00 p.m.
  • Colin James 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Mike Zito & His Big Blues Band 8:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Tab Benoit 10:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
  • Bender Ballroom
  • High Noon Jam 12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
  • Jimmy Carpenter Band 2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Carolyn Wonderland 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
  • Sugaray Rayford 5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Southern Avenue 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen 9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Bender Brass Band 12:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
  • Cabaret
  • Panel: Piano Benders 1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
  • Kevin Burt 3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Jason Ricci 5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Lindsay Beaver 7:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
  • Jerron Paxton 8:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Cary Morin 10:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
  • Howl at The Moon Jam 2:30 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
  • Pool Stage
  • Grateful Blues w/Catfish John w/ Albert Castiglia 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Hector Anchondo Band 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Dwayne Dopsie and The Zydeco Hellraisers 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Albert Castiglia Band 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Victor Wainwright & The Train 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Sunday 9/12 Schedule - Polka Dots
Big Blues Bender 2021 Schedule
Sunday
  • International Theater
  • Jerron Paxton & Tweener Sets 7:45 p.m.
  • Christone "Kingfish" Ingram 8:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • One For The Kings 10:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
  • Bender Ballroom
  • Sunday Gospel feat. Sugaray Rayford and Friends 12:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
  • John Nemeth w/ Bender Brass Band 2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
  • Albert Castiglia Band 4:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
  • Mike Zito and Friends: A Tribute to Chuck Berry 6:45 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
  • Colin James 8:45 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
  • Tab Benoit's Midnight Ramble 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
  • Bender Brass Wrap Party! 2:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
  • Cabaret
  • Panel: Positively Blues - Mental Health & the Blues 11:45 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
  • Hector Anchondo 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
  • Steve Marriner 2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Kevin Burt 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
  • Leon Blue 5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Chris Tofield 7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
  • Horojo Trio 9:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • Pool Stage
  • Cary Morin 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
  • Lindsay Beaver 1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Dwayne Dopsie and The Zydeco Hellraisers 3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
  • Carolyn Wonderland 5:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
  • Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen 7:45 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Thursday 9/9 Schedule - Mardi Gras
Big Blues Bender 2021 Schedule
Thursday
  • International Theater
  • Kevin Burt & Tweener Sets 6:00 p.m.
  • Bettye LaVette 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Jimmy Hall 8:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Blind Boys of Alabama 10:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
  • Bender Ballroom
  • Welcome Reception & Virgin Party 4:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • JP Soars and The Red Hots 7:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
  • Chris Cain 8:45 p.m. 10:00 p.m.
  • Bender Brass Band 11:45 p.m. 2:15 a.m.
  • Cabaret (Ballers Only)
  • Baller Party w/Tab Benoit 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Cary Morin 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Hector Anchondo 8:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
  • King Solomon Hicks 9:45 p.m. - 11:15 p.m.
  • Howl at The Moon Jam 2:15 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
Friday 9/10 Schedule - Pirates
Big Blues Bender 2021 Schedule
Friday
  • International Theater
  • Steve Marriner & Tweener Sets 6:00 p.m.
  • Victor Wainwright and The Train 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • North Mississippi Allstars 8:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • The Allman Betts Band 10:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
  • Bender Ballroom
  • High Noon Jam 12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
  • Joanna Connor 2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Johnny Sansone 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
  • Southern Avenue 5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • King Solomon Hicks 7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
  • Terrie Odabi & Kat Riggins 9:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • Bender Brass Band 11:45 p.m. - 2:15 a.m.
  • Cabaret
  • Panel: Harp Benders 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Hector Anchondo 3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
  • Cary Morin 4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Leon Blue 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Kevin Burt 8:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Red Young Tenor Madness w/ Mark Earley 10:15 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
  • Howl at The Moon Jam 2:15 a.m. - 4:45 a.m.
  • Pool Stage
  • Jerron Paxton 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
  • Chris Tofield 1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Chris Cain 3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
  • Alastair Greene Band 5:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
  • JP Soars & Gypsy Blue Revue 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Big Blues Bender 2021 Line up

Things you should know about the Big Blues Bender 2021 Las Vegas

The Big Blues Bender is a 21+ event.
Hotel check-in is 3:00 pm on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Check out is 11:00 am on Monday, September 13, 2021.
There are no single day tickets for the 2021 Big Blues Bender.
Once booked, there are NO REFUNDS, NO Cancellations, and NO Credits under any circumstances on any orders.
Smoking marijuana is prohibited in or around the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.
Wristbands MUST be worn at ALL TIMES. You are not allowed to remove, stretch or tamper with your wristband in any way.
Sharing of wristbands is NOT allowed.
The Big Blues Bender schedule will be released in August closer to the event.
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino offers a Las Vegas Monorail stop for easy access to the rest of the excitement on the Las Vegas Strip.
Taxi Fare from McCarran Airport to Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino is $27
Parking at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino is FREE.
The Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino is a pet-friendly Las Vegas Hotel.
Bus Route 108 will take you to Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
McCarran International Airport is located about 12 minutes (4.2 miles) from the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.

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Getting Around Big Blues Bender 2021

Bus Route 108 will take you to Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

McCarran International Airport is located about 12 minutes (4.2 miles) from the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.

Driving directions to Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

From: Southern California
Head North on Interstate 15. Exit Sahara Avenue Eastbound. Continue East on Sahara past Las Vegas Boulevard, turn right at Paradise Road and continue to Resort.

From: McCarran International Airport (Distance: 3.5 Miles)
Head southeast on Kitty Hawk Way, then take a slight left onto Wayne Newton Boulevard. Continue straight on Swenson Street. Turn left at East Harmon Avenue. Turn right at Paradise Road and continue to Resort.

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