The Embassy Theatre is pleased to present Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, and guitarist Tab Benoit to the Embassy Theatre on Thursday, August 11, 2022.
News release from the Embassy Theatre:
Tab Benoit on the Embassy Theatre Stage This August
Fort Wayne, Indiana (July 5, 2022) – The Embassy Theatre is pleased to present Grammy nominated singer, songwriter and guitarist Tab Benoit to the Embassy Theatre on Thursday, August 11 at 7:30 p.m. Member presale will begin Thursday, July 7 at 10 a.m., and tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, July 8 at 10 a.m.
Tab Benoit 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 five Blues Music Awards including B.B. King Entertainer of the Year (twice) and an induction into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.
He has recorded and/or performed with Junior Wells, George Porter Jr., Dr. John, Willie Nelson, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Billy Joe Shaver, Maria Muldaur, James Cotton, Cyril Neville, Kenny Aronoff, Allen Toussaint, Kim Wilson, Jimmy Thackery, Charlie Musselwhite, Kenny Neal, Chris Layton, Ivan Neville, Jimmy Hall, Jim Lauderdale, Anders Osborne and Alvin Youngblood Hart.
Benoit’s accomplishments as a musician are matched only by his devotion to the environmental health of his native Louisiana wetlands. He 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.
TICKETS: $65, $55, $45 & $35 (plus applicable fees) can be purchased at fwembassytheatre.org, ticketmaster.com and the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy (260.424.5665) at 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne on Friday, July 8, 2022 at 10 a.m.
Ticketing link: https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/05005CDDED276061
About the Embassy Theatre
Built in 1928, the Embassy Theatre is Indiana’s largest self-sustaining historic theater. Originally known as the Emboyd, with the adjoining seven-story Indiana Hotel, the majestic movie palace and vaudeville theater introduced Indiana to the biggest stars of stage and screen. Today, the Embassy is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Combining the beauty of a bygone era with the energy and diversity of today’s performers, the Embassy is the showplace of Northern Indiana. Many choose to host events and weddings at the Embassy, as it offers flexibility and a unique event experience in an iconic piece of Fort Wayne history. Visit https://fwembassytheatre.org/ for more information.