Joe Bonamassa to Stop at Caesars Palace on North American Tour
Grammy-nominated blues-rock guitar icon Joe Bonamassa announces his new North American fall tour dates for 2017 in support of his latest studio solo album, Blues of Desperation (J&R Adventures). Bonamassa will perform on the Las Vegas Strip for the first time in his legendary career on Sunday, October 22 at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
Tickets go on sale next Friday, April 7 at 10 a.m. Hailed worldwide as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, Joe Bonamassa has almost single-handedly redefined the blues-rock genre and brought it into the mainstream.
Tickets may be purchased in person at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Box Office, by calling 866-320-9763 or online by visiting www.thecolosseum.com or www.axs.com. For groups of 10 or more, call 866-574-3851. Showtime is 8 p.m.
Bonamassa will be backed by a stellar band of legendary musicians featured on Joe's Grammy-Nominated albumLive At The Greek Theatre including Anton Fig (drums), Michael Rhodes (bass), Reese Wynans (piano, Hammond organ), Lee Thornburg (trumpet, horn arrangements), Paulie Cerra (saxophone) and amazing backup vocalists to bring a whole new life to the show, which will feature new songs alongside career-spanning favorites.
Watch the music video for Bonamassa's latest single, "This Train" here!
By exceeding his own high artistic goals, Bonamassa has shattered all expectations with this record and has reached new audiences - no mean feat when you continue his astonishing track record of hits, which now includes 17 #1 Billboard Blues Albums (more than any other artist in history). In 2014, the guitarist received his second Grammy nomination (for Best Traditional Blues Album) for his latest live album Live At The Greek Theatre, his tribute to the three Kings of the blues. Bonamassa's stature in the music industry has built steadily over the years. Along with his longtime manager, Roy Weisman, the iconoclastic guitarist built his own successful record label, management and concert promotion company called J&R Adventures. In addition, his connection to fans on social media has grown to over 2.7 million Facebook friends, over 148K Twitter followers, and more than 270K Instagram followers.
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