About Joe Bonamassa
I'd Rather Go Blind than lose Joe Bonamassa's music.
At any given time, you can bet that legendary blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa is on the road, performing his art for his huge fan base. Joe Bonamassa loves nothing more than performing live. his summer tour dates are out now, so you can attend a Joe Bonamassa live concert whenever you'd like!
Born in 1977, Joe Bonamassa was ready to his the music world. I mean come on, the man opened for B.B. King at age 12. Again, Joe Bonamassa opened for B.B. KING when he was Twelve. Let that sink in. He has released 15 remarkable solo albums, 11 of which have topped the Billboard Blues charts upon release. By the age of 18, Bonamassa was in a band called Bloodline, along with the sons of Miles Davis, Robby Krieger, and Berry Oakley. Can anyone think of a more legendary start to their music career? I'll wait.
A New Day Yesterday, Bonamassa's first studio album, featured originals as well as covers. Whether its his own creation or a cover of another artist, Joe's interpretation of music is outstandingly original and can take you somewhere else.
In 2009, Bonamassa fulfilled his lifelong dream of playing at the Royal Albert Hall in London. There, he dueted in a performance with Eric Clapton, a childhood hero of his. In 2013, Bonamassa played his first entirely acoustic show called An Acoustic Evening at the Vienna Opera House. This was a new venture for him, as he is known for his loyalty to his electric, bluesy sound. He was nominated for a Grammy Award, along with Beth Hart, in 2013 for their collaborative album. He has also one the Blues Music Award presented by the Blues Foundation.
Joe Bonamassa has an impressive collection of vintage guitars, amplifiers and other equipment. For a while, he compulsively bought guitars he wouldn't touch after purchasing them. He has named his guitar-holding room of his how the "Bonaseum". Fender Guitar Company even dedicated an amplifier model to him!
Real fans known you cannot call yourself a Joe Bonamassa fanatic unless you have attended a Joe Bonamassa live show. The man leaves audience members in disbelief with his sheer skill of guitar, something that is quite rare in our day. Joe is backed by his fantastic band, and even though fans wouldn't MIND if it was all about him, he makes sure everyone on stage has their moment to shine. Fans call a Joe Bonamassa concert an explosion of classic blues, a show you do't want to miss if you love blues music.
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