The latest updates on Projects BOB BENDER PRODUCTIONS is working on, along with upcoming Events that the management and staff of BBP is producing!
The annual Downtown Business Association's "Third Thursday" event this year will include Nashville recording artist "Herrick". With their sophmore album to be released soon to the public, and their upcoming concert video to be released, the timing is perfect for this award winning act to be performing in Bakersfield!
The annual festival also includes jazz recording act the "Jay Smith Group", along with the "John Hollins Band", "Lyza Jane", and the "Pan American Steel Drum Band". The shows on three separate stages are produced by Bob Bender Productions.
Festivities to this free event begin at 5:30, with activities including food, craft booths, and exhibitors from members of the DBA will continue until 9:30pm.
Located at Mill Creek Park between 19th & 20th Streets, this twice a year event showcases the Downtown Business Association and its participating members.
Bob Bender Productions has announced it has signed an agreement with Raleigh NC based etix to handle ticketing on all of its upcoming concerts at the Bakersfield CA based Spotlight Theater.
The new deal will fall into place starting on May 1st, with etix handling all box office and online ticket sales for each of BBP's events taking place at the 100 seat venue.
Bob Bender has been asked to be on the panel of judges for the 2015 "CHRISTIAN YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL" which will take place on Sunday, March 8th 2015, at the majestic Fox Theater in Bakersfield, California.
This festival, which was founded in 1994 by festival organizer Joe Brown, showcases projects from youth who have submitted their projects from all over the world.
In addition to the film festival, there will be a red carpet prior, along with an awards ceremony and reception following the showing of the movies.
The festival runs from 5pm to 8pm at the Fox Theater, which is located at 2001 H Street in Bakersfield.
For more information, go to www.christianyouthfilmfestival.org.
BOB BENDER is now hosting a weekly radio show on Savage Radio (www.ksvg.org). Titled "JAZZ NATION" this 2 hour show airs each Saturday from 10am until 12 noon Pacific Standard Time, and features the best in traditional, fusion, funk, latin, and mainstream jazz, from such artists as Pat Metheny, Stan Getz, Diana Krall, Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, and independent recording artists from all over the world!