Tab on tap Saturday at Crying Eagle

Published 1:17 pm Friday, May 19, 2023

Crying Eagle Brewery is making a big splash with its first No Pool Pool Party concert series. Grammy-nominated Delta Blues Guitarist and Master Folk Artist Hall of Famer Tab Benoit will be at the Crying Eagle Saturday, May 20. Doors open at 6 p.m. Cover is $15 for online ticket purchase and $20 at the door for this 21 years of age and over event.Visit to find out more.

The Houma native, whose voice is reminiscent of Otis Redding, was recently featured in the 2022 Sony Classics New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Documentary.

Benoit’s special guest is guitarist/vocalist Matt Andersen. Anderson has just released the album, Matt Anderson and the Big Bottle of Joy.” It’s about celebration, hard-won and exuberant, according to the press release about the event.

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Benoit considers the blues the backbone of all live music in the United States and is known for his power-packed, simple presentation, relying only on guitar, chord, amplifier and fingers.