Posts Tagged ‘Joe Bonamassa’

Top 5 Guitar Players In The World

Determining the world’s best guitar players is no easy task. With all the talented guitarists out there it’s hard to say someone is the best guitar player in the world. With that said, it is a fun conversation to have, so we gave it a shot. Here are the top 5 modern day guitar players […]

Joe Bonamassa: Sacramento Gig Review

The last time I saw Joe Bonamassa perform live was over four years ago, and since then, his set list has received a complete overhaul. Gone are longtime staples “Sloe Gin,” “Mountain Time,” “The Ballad of John Henry,” etc., in exchange for songs from recent releases like Blues of Desperation and Live at the Greek […]

Joe Bonamassa: Portland Gig Review

On October 5, 2017 the sold out 3,000 seat Arlene Schnitzer concert hall darkened as shadow figures walked onto the stage visible only by their black silhouettes contrasted against the colored lights illuminating the backdrops as Joe Bonamassa’s voice announced that there is a train coming.

Joe Bonamassa Interview

Joe Bonamassa is a premier Generation X blues rock guitarist of the 21st century. He began his career as a child prodigy at the age of 12 when he opened some shows for B. B. King in 1989. He played in professional bands with musicians his father’s age while he was still in grade school. […]

Walter Trout: We’re All In This Together Review

We’re All In This Together­–indeed. For his latest studio album, Walter Trout called some of blues’ best performers–and boy did they come through. Each musician featured on this album has serious blues chops; there’s no one musician on here that is more impressive than the rest, though John Mayall and Joe Bonamassa are probably the […]

Walter Trout Interview

Walter Trout is one of the most resilient bluesmen around. Not only has he survived a liver transplant, coming out on the other side of surgery feeling “like I’m in the best time of my life ever,” he’s also still making records that are creative and logistic triumphs. His new 14-track album We’re All in […]

Album Releases: June 2017

June’s Album Releases video features new releases from Gov’t Mule, Joe Bonamassa, and the Blues Rock Review Album Sampler Volume 8.

Joe Bonamassa: Live At Carnegie Hall – An Acoustic Evening Review

The piano intro to Jethro Tull’s “Locomotive Breath” is a witty precursor to “This Train,” the opening track on this live recording from January 2016 of Joe Bonamassa playing with an entirely acoustic 9-piece outfit, featuring familiar collaborators like Reese Wynans on piano and Anton Fig on drums, as well as some new faces who […]

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