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Joe Bonamassa Announces UK Arena Concerts 2023

Photo: Joe Bonamassa by Rob Sutton, UK Arena Concerts

Three-time Grammy nominee, blues-rock guitar hero Joe Bonamassa announces five UK arena concerts in May of 2023 in association with J&R Adventures and Neil Brien Entertainment.

Dates for the concerts include Bournemouth International Centre on Tuesday 9 May, Blackpool Opera House on Wednesday 10 May, Leeds First Direct Arena on Friday 12 May, Newcastle Utilita Arena on Saturday 13 May, and Birmingham Utilita Arena on Sunday 14 May.

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Planet Rock will run an exclusive 48-hour ticket pre-sale from 9am UK on Wednesday September 28  see Here

Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Friday 30 September at  Joe Bonamassa website  and Ticketmaster UK  and  See Tickets and Gigantic

The 2023 UK tour will see Bonamassa performing songs from his 15th solo studio album “Time Clocks,” his GRAMMY® Award-nominated studio album “Royal Tea,” plus classic tracks from his rich treasure trove back catalogue including the albums “Redemption”, “Blues of Desperation” and “The Ballad of John Henry”, plus many more Bonamassa fan favourites.

One of today’s most celebrated performing musicians, Joe Bonamassa is a certified blues-rock titan, a 3x GRAMMY® Award-nominated artist whose acclaimed new album, Time Clocks (J&R Adventures), recently made history as his 25th #1 album on Billboard’s Blues Album chart.

Though still only in his early 40s, Bonamassa is already a living legend with an astounding multi-genre catalogue spanning over 40 albums to date, including studio and live recordings, collaborative albums with fellow blues sensation Beth Hart, and the adventurous side projects, Black Country Communion and Rock Candy Funk Party.

The New York State native first captured the imagination of blues aficionados everywhere by opening for the great B.B. King at just 12 years old. Since then, Bonamassa has played alongside a who’s-who of blues and rock icons, including Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, Stephen Stills, John Lee Hooker, Warren Haynes, Steve Winwood, Peter Frampton, to name but a few. The winner of multiple Blues Music Awards – including the prestigious “B.B. King Entertainer of the Year” award – he has been featured on the covers of such publications as Guitar World, Guitar Player, Vintage Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, and Classic Rock, with high profile features in Rolling Stone, Esquire, the Wall Street Journal, Parade, American Songwriter, and many more.

In 2020, Bonamassa and Weisman created Keeping the Blues Alive Records (KTBA), releasing acclaimed new albums by such artists as Dion, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Larry McCray, and others.

Bonamassa founded the Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation in 2011 with a mission to promote and sustain music education and blues music by funding scholarships and providing music education resources to schools in need. KTBA awarded over $1M since its foundation, positively impacting more than 70,000 students across America.

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