Joe Bonamassa "Live From The Beacon Theater"


RELEASED ON CD AND VINYL FOR THE FIRST TIME!

UK 
RELEASE: MONDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 2012
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Joe Bonamassa: Beacon Theatre – Live From New York’ is released as a 2-CD and double vinyl album for the very first time. The double live album features 20 stunning tracks that spans Bonamassa's career with smoky vocals complementing the guitar wizardry and rapid-fingered ease with which his fans know and love.
Alongside the great chemistry he shares with his band mates Carmine Rojas (bass), Tal Bergman (drums) and Rick Melick (keyboards), the Beacon Theatre concert double live album is an exhilarating listening experience from start to finish.   

Rick Melick & Joe Bonamassa Live at The Beacon Theatre. Photo Credit: © Arnie Goodman
Bonamassa kicks the festivities off with 72nd St. Subway Blues, followed by Slow Train, from 2011's solo album Dust Bowl, plus fan favourites Cradle RockMidnight BluesDust Bowl,When The Fire Hits The SeaBird On A WireBlue & EvilMountain Time, and many more. 
Former lead singer of Free and Bad Company, Paul Rodgers is featured on the tracks Fire And Water and Walk In My Shadows.

Paul Rodgers and Joe Bonamassa Live at The Beacon Theatre. Photo Credit: © Arnie Goodman
Beth Hart joins Bonamassa on stage for soulful duets on I'll Take Care of You and Sinner's Prayer, which is featured on the recent duet album Don't Explain – a collection of iconic soul covers Hart recorded with Bonamassa.  

Beth Hart Live at The Beacon Theatre. Photo Credit: © Arnie Goodman
John Hiatt, a Nashville Music Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and American Music Award (AMA) winner, joins Bonamassa for a rendition of Down Around My Place and I Know A Place.

John Hiatt joins Joe Bonamassa on stage at The Beacon Theatre.
Photo Credit: © Arnie Goodman
"This show is a testament to an artist at the top of his game, and still growing," says Bonamassa’s producer Kevin Shirley. "Soulful songstress Beth Hart digs deep on a couple of songs with Joe from their duet album, and music legends John Hiatt and Paul Rodgers get up alongside Joe. The interactions are a joy to behold."
The Beacon Theatre double live album precedes Bonamassa's upcoming London March 2013 Concerts including the Borderline (March 26), o2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (March 27), Hammersmith Apollo (March 28), and Royal Albert Hall (March 30). Tour info here.

Joe Bonamassa, Tal Bergman & Carmine Rojas Live at The Beacon Theatre
Photo Credit: © Arnie Goodman
In 2011, the Beacon Theatre concert capped a year of achievements for Bonamassa the blues rock titan. At that time, his 12th solo album Dust Bowl 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.
The album charted #12 in the UK, and was nominated for a 2012 Blues Music Award (Best Blues Rock Album).  Bonamassa was honoured as 2011's Guitarist of the Year by Guitar International. In January 2012, Bonamassa graced the front cover of Classic Rock which created major impact outside of the blues arena.
On May 27th, 2012, Bonamassa’s 13th solo album, Driving Towards The Daylight entered the Official UK Album Chart at #2.

Joe Bonamassa and Carmine Rojas Live at The Beacon Theatre
Photo Credit: © Arnie Goodman
Bonamassa's hard rock band Black Country Communion – with band mates Glenn HughesJason Bonham and Derek Sherinian – was named "Best New Band of the Last 10 Years" by VH1 Classic's That Metal Show, and Best Breakthrough Act at 2011's Classic Rock Magazine Awards.  BCC’s third studio album “Afterglow” will be released by Mascot Records on Monday October 29th, 2012.
Bonamassa music continues to drive the blues and guitar music to a new level.  He supports the guitar industry by keeping the guitar alive, helping great companies like Guitar Center,GibsonEpiphone, Ernie Ball, Dunlop, Seymour Duncan, Clear Sonic and Klotz Cables, all of whom have signature products with the guitar phenomenon. Bonamassa's style of guitar playing has breathed new life and excitement back into the instrument as legions of new fans are once again beginning to familiarise themselves with guitar-based rock music.

Joe Bonamassa Live at The Beacon Theatre. Photo Credit: © Arnie Goodman

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