Born in 2014, Bender Presents specializes in unique and exciting concerts experiences in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada. The flagship event "Big Blues Bender" has become the premiere blues music festival in the United States. Hosting full-scale music festivals within the footprint of a Las Vegas Resort & Casino provides Bender guests with the perfect blend of round the clock entertainment and those creature comforts that Las Vegas is known for. Year over year Bender Presents continues to innovate and improve both in guest experience and quality of entertainment.

No Depression

No Depression comprises a quarterly print journal and daily-updated website all about roots music — country, folk, bluegrass, blues, singer-songwriters, etc. — any “music of the people.” A legacy brand in music journalism (it began as a for-profit, bimonthly magazine in 1995), No Depression is now published by the 501(c)(3) FreshGrass Foundation and stands as an innovative leader in independent media. In print, No Depression publishes exclusive long-form music journalism highlighting the biggest stars, as well as underreported issues in roots music today. And online, readers can find breaking news stories, feature profiles, album reviews, original concert photography, and exclusive live performance videos. Visit to learn more, subscribe, and donate.

OffBeat Magazine

OffBeat Magazine has been the definitive source on New Orleans music and culture since 1988 and has published thousands of interviews, reviews, features, podcasts, photos, and videos focused on local music and culture bearers. is the best way to experience in-depth coverage of the deep traditions of New Orleans music — from all forms of jazz and blues to R&B, funk, rock, Cajun and zydeco, to bounce, hip hop, and so much more. OffBeat’s free Weekly Beat newsletter and social media @offbeatmagazine keep you informed on what’s happening in America’s most musical city. It’s easy to access our comprehensive music listings calendar and regular features focusing on the icons of local music at, where you can also sign up for the Weekly Beat.

OffBeat has always supported and promoted local musicians and bands, as well as the festivals and venues that keep our music scene healthy and growing. We thank you for your support and love of New Orleans music a rare cultural treasure for the world to enjoy. The Big Easy Cruise is a superb way to immerse yourself in the inimitable sounds of New Orleans, and we are thrilled to be a part of the inaugural cruise.

Bethel Woods

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts inspires, educates, and empowers individuals through the arts and humanities by presenting a diverse selection of culturally-rich performances, popular artists, and community and educational programming. Located 90 miles from New York City at the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival in Bethel, NY, the lush 800-acre campus includes a Pavilion Stage amphitheater with seating for 15,000, an intimate 440-seat indoor Event Gallery, the award-winning Museum at Bethel Woods: The Story of the Sixties & Woodstock, and a Conservatory for arts education programming.

T.J. Martell Foundation, Music's Promise for Curing Cancer since 1975

We proudly support the T.J. Martell Foundation by donating auction items, which funds medical research to discover new treatments and cures for cancer with the support of the music and entertainment industries. A world without cancer is possible through targeted and bold investments in high-risk, high-gain cancer research that advances science and ultimately saves lives. Since its founding, they have raised more than $280 million for medical research grants at leading institutions nationwide. Their researchers have received approximately $1 billion in additional funding from sources such as the National Institutes of Health due to their awards. The T.J. Martell Foundation is a nonprofit corporation under IRS code 501(c)(3), EIN 51-0180178, and has earned a 2022 Gold Seal of Transparency with Candid GuideStar. For more information, please visit