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Tab Benoit w/ Dirty Dozen Brass Band

  • Dates: December 11, 2022
  • Times: Doors open at 7pm; Show starts at 8pm
  • Admission: Regular Reserved $52; VIP Reserved $72; VIP Table (up to 4 people) $340
  • Harvester Performance Center
    450 Franklin Street
    Rocky Mount, VA 24151
  • Phone: 540-484-8277
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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-ish voice resonates from the speakers. He doesn’t rely on any effects and his set up is simple. It consists of a guitar, cord, and Category 5 Amplifier. The effects that you hear come from his fingers.

Born on November 17, 1967, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Benoit grew up in the nearby oil and fishing town of Houma, where he still resides today. Musically, he was exposed early on to traditional Cajun waltzes and the country music broadcast on his hometown’s only radio station. Benoit’s father was himself a musician; as such, the family home was filled with various instruments. He began playing drums but switched to guitar because the only gigs to be had in rural Louisiana were held in churches and at church fairs, and organizers would not allow loud drums to be played at these events.

THE DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND

Celebrating over 40 years since their founding in 1977, New Orleans-based Dirty Dozen Brass Band has taken the traditional foundation of brass band music and incorporated it into a blend of genres including Bebop Jazz, Funk and R&B/Soul. This unique sound, described by the band as a ‘musical gumbo,’ has allowed the Dirty Dozen to tour across 5 continents and more than 30 countries, record 12 studio albums and collaborate with a range of artists from Modest Mouse to Widespread Panic to Norah Jones. Forty-plus years later, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band is a world famous music machine whose name is synonymous with genre-bending romps and high-octane performances.

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  • 450 Franklin Street
  • Rocky Mount, VA 24151
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  • Harvester Performance Center
  • Regular Reserved $52; VIP Reserved $72; VIP Table (up to 4 people) $340