One for the Journey (Bender One Series)

One for the Journey (Bender One Series) are NOT performing at the 2024 Big Blues Bender.
This page is an archive from thier past perfomance(s).

One for the Journey (Bender One Series) have appeared on 1 Big Blues Bender lineup.
One for the Journey (Bender One Series)

Bender One Series: One for The Journey

From Africa to the fields of the Deep South, to Congo Square and the brothels of Storyville in New Orleans, from the Mississippi Delta to Chicago, across the Atlantic to post-war England, and back again, The Blues is a living, breathing, and traveling force. It is the root of all American music, and its influence can be heard in nearly all popular music since the late 1800’s.

Join us as musician, actor and Blues historian Chris Thomas King leads us on a multimedia experience tracing the Journey of the Blues, with stops in New Orleans, the Delta, Chicago, London, and all points in between.

The Bender Brass Band, led by Jimmy Carpenter, will bring the story to life, with special guests John Primer and his band, Tinsley Ellis, Bob Margolin, Jason Ricci, Terrie Odabi, King Solomon Hicks, Steve Marriner, Carly Harvey, Dave Keyes and more. Just like all our One Series shows, this is a very special, one-time event, presented only at this year’s Big Blues Bender. This is a one night only special event you do not want to miss!

2022 - One for the Queens
A tribute to the women of the Blues.

2021 - One for the Kings
Celebrating BB, Albert, & Freddie.

2019 - One Night On Yasgur's Farm
The 50th anniversary of Woodstock.

2018 - One More Waltz
A re-living of The Band's masterpiece The Last Waltz.

2017 - One for the Brothers
A celebration of the Allman Brothers.

The 2024 Big Blues Bender Lineup