Bonamassa Shocks Music Industry
Sells out 2 nights at Legendary Beacon Theater in New York City
– November 7, 2011- Award-winning blues-rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa kicked-off his 2011 U.S. Fall Tour on October 25, 2011. On his tour, Bonamassa has performed to sold-out crowds in Minneapolis’s State Theater, Detroit’s Fox Theater, Chicago Theater, Boston’s Wang Theater and most recent, sold-out a two night performance at the legendary Beacon Theatre in New York, NY on Friday, November 4, 2011 and Saturday, November 5, 2011. Bonamassa has been on a roll selling out historic theaters such as the Chicago Theater, Detroit Fox Theater, and Boston’s Wang theater. During the two-night show in NY, Bonamassa performed with special guests: Legendary Classic Rock Singer Paul Rodgers (Bad Company and Queen), John Hiatt, Nashville Music Lifetime Achievement Award recipient for songwriting, and American Music Award (AMA) winner for Hit song “Have a Little Faith in Me” and Blues-Rock Songwriter Beth Hart. Bonamassa’s U.S. tour is in support of his 12th solo album Dust Bowl, which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Blues Chart and #37 on Billboard’s Top 200, making it his highest-selling and chart-ranking U.S. debut to date. To get a free download of the single “Dust Bowl” click – http://bitly.com/jbfalltour.
The two night show at the Beacon Theatre will be released as Bonamassa’s fourth live concert DVD, following a hugely successful DVD release “Joe Bonamassa – Live At The Royal Albert Hall” featuring a special guest appearance from Eric Clapton. “Joe Bonamassa – Live at the Beacon Theatre” DVD is set to release early 2012.
Bonamassa collaborated with John Hiatt on the album Dust Bowl and most recently, with Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Beth Hart, known for her raw and powerful blues-rock sound, on a record called Don’t Explain, released Sept. 27, 2011 through J&R Adventures. Don’t Explain features Hart’s interpretations of ten classic songs first made famous by artists including Billie Holiday, Etta James, Tom Waits, Ray Charles, Delaney & Bonnie, Bill Withers, and Aretha Franklin with Bonamassa on guitar. Fans can get a free download of the first single “Well, Well“.