SAN JOSE, CA — Recently featured on the cover of Guitar World, the magazine has boasted Joe Bonamassa as “the world’s biggest blues guitarist,” and fans of the popular site agreed, in a 2019 year-end poll naming him the #1 best blues guitarist. His U.S. tour will bring him to the San Jose Civic on August 4th. [Click here for event information]
Bonamassa is one of today’s top live performers and his enthusiastic shows are one of the biggest parts of his career, and a favorite for music lovers worldwide. His 2020 summer shows will feature a signature selection from his vast track record of #1 albums, with classics, reinventions and more, backed by a stellar band of legendary musicians including Late Night with David Letterman’s Anton Fig (drums), Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and member of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Reese Wynans (piano/organ), Nashville recording legend and Musician’s Hall of Famer Michael Rhodes (bass), Paulie Cerra (saxophone), Lee Thornburg (trumpet), and incredible backup singers.
With his most recent album, Live at the Sydney Opera House, Bonamassa achieved his 22nd #1 album on the Billboard Blues Chart. For Bonamassa, the music never stops, and the hit records keep coming! With over 40 albums to his credit thus far, including studio and live recordings, collaborative albums with blues sensation Beth Hart, and creative offshoots Black Country Communion and Rock Candy Funk Party, the living legend somehow always finds ways to reinvent his artistry. [Read More]