Following the recent announcement of JOE BONAMASSA’s live DVD, Blu-ray and live album, Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks, and his critically acclaimed 2014 studio album Different Shades of Blue, the internationally renowned guitarist embarks on 7-date UK arena tour in October 2015. The new dates follow Joe’s 4-night residency at London’s Hammersmith Eventim Apollo on March 17, 19, 20 and 21.
A 48-hour ticket pre-sale will be launched on Planet Rock radio from 9am GMT on Wednesday 11th February. Tickets go on sale to the general public from the venues at 9am on Friday 13 February, and will be available to book online from www.jbonamassa.com, www.eventim.co.uk, www.ticketmaster.co.uk and www.seetickets.com.
JOE BONAMASSA – OCTOBER 2015 UK TOUR DATES
Newcastle Metro Arena Wednesday Oct 21
Liverpool Echo Arena Friday Oct 23
Leeds First Direct Arena Saturday Oct 24
Nottingham Capital FM Arena Sunday Oct 25
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena Tuesday Oct 27
Bournemouth BIC Wednesday Oct 28
Brighton Centre Saturday Oct 31
To celebrate the 22nd September release of Joe Bonamassa’s new studio album, “Different Shades Of Blue”, the celebrated guitarist has premiered a new video for the title track. Watch the stunning video and listen to this incredibly moving song HERE.
The new album will be on various formats, including a Limited Edition CD with 64-page Hardcover Digibook and 180 gram black vinyl. Fans will also be pleased to know that “Different Shades Of Blue” will also be the first-ever Bonamassa album to be released as a collectable 12” inch Vinyl Picture Disc.
The new album will also be Joe’s first to feature all original material. Says Joe, “It’s been a while since I’ve been involved in the writing on an entire album. I decided I wanted to make a completely original blues album. I’ve really had to push myself to make everything I do better than the last project. I feel like I owe it to the fans to give them an original record after all these years.”
1. Hey Baby (New Rising Sun)
2. Oh Beautiful!
3. Love Ain’t A Love Song
4. Living On The Moon
5. Heartache Follows Wherever I Go
6. Never Give All Your Heart
7. I Gave Up Everything For You, ‘Cept The Blues
8. Different Shades Of Blue
9. Get Back My Tomorrow
10. Trouble Town
11. So, What Would I Do
Joe Bonamassa recently announced that he’ll perform four concerts at London’s Hammersmith Eventim Apollo on March 17, 19, 20 and 21. Click HERE for ticket and concert details.
Grammy-nominated blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa has today announced that his brand new solo album “Different Shades Of Blue” will be released on Monday September 22nd (Mascot / Provogue).
“Different Shades Of Blue” is Bonamassa’s first solo studio album since 2012’s “Driving Towards The Daylight”, which debuted at #2 on the Official UK Album Chart. It is also his first album to feature all-original material, penned by the man himself.
The resulting album is Bonamassa’s most accomplished work to date, It’s a blues record that explores the outer reaches and the many different sounds that shape the genre.
“It’s been a while since I’ve been involved in the writing on an entire album, “ says Bonamassa. “So I decided I wanted to make a completely original blues album. I’ve really had to push myself to make everything I do better than the last project. I know the fans expect it. And I feel like I owe it to the fans to give them an original record after all these years.”
News of the album comes ahead of Bonamassa’s appearances at this weekend’s Download Festival, and at London’s Calling Festival on June 28th, where he plays as main-support to AEROSMITH.