Friday, December 21st
Special Guests ERIC JOHANSON and JEFF McCARTY
Doors open at 8PM
Show starts at 9PM
Admission Standing Room Tickets are $15 in Advance and $20 After Doors Open
** Persons Must Be Eighteen (18) Years Old or Older with Proper Identification to Attend Any Event at The Varsity Theatre **
An environmental activist as well as a stellar blues musician, Benoit has made the preservation of the endangered delta wetlands his personal crusade. He serves as president of Voice of the Wetlands, an environmental organization he co-founded in 2003, and he appeared prominently in Hurricane on the Bayou, a 2006 documentary by filmmaker McGillivray Freeman that chronicles life in Louisiana after Katrina. Hurricane on the Bayou played in iMax theaters in the U.S., Canada and Europe throughout 2007.
In 2007, Benoit won the dual awards of B.B. King Entertainer of the Year and Best Contemporary Male Performer at the Blues Music Awards (formerly the W.C. Handy Awards) in Memphis.