Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Joe Bonamassa – Live At Carnegie Hall Acoustic Release

Joe Bonamassa Live At Carnegie Hall – An Acoustic Evening is the latest offering from the platinum-selling and Grammy nominated blues rock maestro that will be released on CD, DVD, Blu-ray and vinyl as of Friday 23rd June 2017, and also available to pre-order.

Recorded on January 21-22nd it features Joe Bonamassa performing two unique all-acoustic shows at the New Yourk City’s renowned Carnegie Hall. His band for these special evenings was Reese Wynans (piano), Anton Fig (drums) Eric Bazilian (mandolin, hurdy-gurdy, saxophone, acoustic guitar, vocals), and three Australian backing vocalists, Mahalia Barnes, Juanita Tippins and Gary Pinto where collectively they played new arrangements to some favourite songs as well as performing brand new, never-before-heard ones.

Live At Carnegie Hall – An Acoustic Evening features  ‘This Train’, ‘Drive’, ‘The Valley Runs’, ‘Dust Bowl’, ‘Driving Towards The Daylight’, ‘Black Lung Heartache’, ‘Blue And Evil’, ‘Livin’ Easy’, ‘Get Back My Tomorrow’, ‘Mountain Time’, ‘How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live’, ‘Song Of Yesterday’, ‘Woke Up Dreaming’, ‘Hummingbird’  and ‘The Rose’.

Despite being among the most ambitious things I’ve done – I played with a 9 piece acoustic band – It came out great. It was a typical Joe freak show,” commented Bonamaasa who is currently touring the UK, with tickets for those shows not already sold out available from www.jbonamassa.com/tour-dates.

Paul H Birch
RAMzine Senior Writer - Writer of fiction, faction and fact, has edited several newsstand magazines. He declares himself a hack for hire but refuses to compromise on the subject of music.

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