Tab Benoit loves Sioux Falls and JazzFest fans love him back. Benoit was tabbed to headline the opening night of JazzFest 2016 at Yankton Trail Park. The blues guitarist and vocalist was a hit as the 25th JazzFest got underway.
Benoit is a Grammy Award winner and a BB King Entertainer of the Year. He also owns two Blues Music Awards for Best Contemporary Male Performer of the Year (2012 & 2013).
Medicine is Benoit's last studio release (2011). The Baton Rouge native is active in conservation efforts in his home state of Louisiana. He's the founder of Voice of the Wetlands. He was also honored with the Governor's Award for Conservationist of the Year by the Louisina Wildlife Federation in 2010.