Tag Archives: Joe Bonamassa

Doors Open for Bonamassa

Blues icon Joe Bonamassa has released a rather intricate ballad titled ‘When One Door Opens’ as his latest single, that follows close on the heels of the recent introspectively revealing ‘A Conversation With Alice’. After what appeared to be a somewhat difficult personal period, Bonamassa appears to be rediscovering himself, and so too the kind of music that was influential on ...

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Bonamassa’s Conversation with Alice

If the mood on recent Joe Bonamassa albums, alongside comments made in interviews a while back, has had you concerned about the guitarist’s wellbeing we advise you to check out his latest single, ‘A Conversation With Alice’, recorded at the legendary Abbey Road Studio in London. Alice, as it turns out, is the alias of a therapist that Bonamassa spoke ...

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Rock N Roll: A Tribute to Chuck Berry by Mike Zito & Friends

Name me a guitarist who didn’t think they’d conquered the world once they’d mastered a Chuck Berry lick. There must be one, possibly two. Somewhere. Rock & roll might would have been a very different scene without the man. From most accounts he wasn’t a nice man. His iconic sliding double note guitar riffing can be heard in Robert Johnson, ...

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Joe Bonamassa’s The Sleep Eazys release ‘Easy To Buy, Hard To Sell’ 

Joe Bonamassa continues with his quest for world domination with an instrumental album made up of a series of tracks drawn from right across the board. Prolific is a word which doesn’t do justice to Joe Bonamassa as, despite being only 42, this is his fortieth album and it follows on from his other projects, including his tenure with Black ...

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Joe Bonamassa 2020 UK Tour

Following the release of his latest in concert album Live at The Sydney Opera House on Friday 25th October through the Provogue/Mascot Label Group, Joe Bonamassa will return to the UK in April 2020 to perform six concerts. The blues rock guitarist will be appearing at the Brighton Centre on 25th April, Edinburgh Playhouse on the 27th, the Liverpool M&S ...

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Mike Zito & Friends’ Chuck Berry Tribute

Following last year’s First Class Life, a collection of songs that detailed his journey from addiction to sobriety, guitarist Mike Zito continues to tap into tradition while maintaining a contemporary credence by paying his respects to one of the founders of rock ‘n roll along with a number of influential music friends. Due out on 1st November through Ruf Records, ...

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Blues Cruise II

Following six sold-out Caribbean cruises and an inaugural Mediterranean sailing earlier this year, Joe Bonamassa, Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation, and Sixthman have announced a second European cruise to rock your blues away. Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea Mediterranean II will set sail aboard the beautiful Norwegian Jade from August 14th through 19th 2020. The tour will travel from Barcelona, Spain to Genoa, Italy and Cannes, France. As with ...

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Joe Bonamassa – Redemption

This is Joe Bonamassa’s heaviest record for some time, and I’m not just talking musically. He aired a few of these numbers back during his spring UK tour where their subject matter didn’t  register, though obtuse comments made by the guitarist in press releases, alongside him having moved to Nashville and the album’s title being what it is, it gave ...

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Joe Bonamassa – New Video & Date

Blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa has added a return to Glasgow’s SEC Armadillo where he will play on Monday 22nd April 2019.  His only Scottish date, the concert will kick off his short UK tour two days before he performs three consecutive nights at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday 24th April 2019, Thursday 25th April 2019 and Friday 26th April. Tickets for all the concerts are available from www.ticketmaster.co.uk and www.jbonamassa.com/tour-dates Redemption, Bonamassa’s ...

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Joe Bonamassa – British Blues Explosion

The swinging sixties was a train ride away and a cultural milieu too far from the Surrey Delta, an expression latterly picked up when everyone realised that this little patch of England had been the birthplace of so many of the primary exponents of the British rhythm and blues scene, from groups like The Rolling Stones and The Yardbirds to ...

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