Dr. John, Mavis Staples, Tab Benoit, & More To Headline Big Blues Bender In Las Vegas

first_imgThe Big Blues Bender will return to the Plaza Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, from September 7-10. This year’s lineup includes Dr. John, Mavis Staples, Tab Benoit, Walter Trout, and Anders Osborne along with Shemekia Copeland, David Bromberg, Doyle Bramhall II, Curtis Salgado, Eric Gales, Mike Zito, and so many more.Artists at large for the 2017 installment include Jason Ricci, Nick Schnebelen, Billy Price, Sari Schorr, Anne Harris, Michael Ledbetter and Monster Mike Welch. Check out the full lineup announcement video below:For more information about tickets and travel information, head to the festival’s website.Full lineup:last_img read more

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Revelers set for Boracay Ati-Atihan fest next week

first_imgParish priest Reverend Father JoseRelente urged merrymakers to continue their devotion to Señor Sto. Niño despitehaving fun. Groups In the modern category includeBoradise, Simpleon, Martin Village, Bolabog Group, Maura’s Clan, Kanyugan,Golden Sun, Boraiders, Laking Angol, Heirs of Francisco and Ma. ChristinaSacapano Zone 7 Manggayad, Boracay Island Water Company, and the Bamboo BeachResort, among others.    The participating groups includeDin-iwid Tribe, Dumaan Tribe, Tribu Yapak, Pinaungon Tribe (Mga Inapo niJuanito), Tribu Hagdan, and the Boracay Ati Tribal Organization in the“Balik-Ati” category with the Boracay Tumandok Tribe in the tribal category. Devotees mark religious activitieslike novena masses which this year is being held at Our Lady of the Most HolyRosary Parish Church in Barangay Balabag from Jan. 3 to Jan. 11 with “hornada”and the ringing of the church bell.    BORACAY – Revelers and tourists inthis world-famous island will celebrate the Ati-Atihan Festival next week.    On Jan. 12, the festivity will kickoff with a motorcade and fluvial parade from Cagban in Barangay Manoc-Manoc tothe Balabag Parish Church (Boat Station 1). This will be followed by a mass at6 a.m. and a “High Mass” at the Barangay Balabag plaza. center_img Meanwhile, the “sadsad” of varioustribes will highlight the festivity in the island. The festival will gather crowds in theisland’s White Beach in honor of Señor Sto. Niño on Jan. 11 to 12. Dumaan Tribe joins the Ati-Atihan Festival in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan in this undated photo. Various tribes and revelers in this world-famous island are set to celebrate the festivity on Jan. 11 to 12. CARPENTERO IZAI LAB A solemn procession of the images ofSeñor Sto. Niño and a mass on Jan. 12 will culminate the annual celebration.(With a report from Akean Forum/PN)last_img read more

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