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“A near spiritual experience.” – Classic Rock
“Bonamassa has never sounded better live…” – Rock and Blues Muse
“Needless to say, the playing is flawless…” – Guitarist Magazine

The three-time GRAMMY-nominated guitarist and 25x Billboard chart-topper Joe Bonamassa has just released Tales Of Time, a sprawling and expansive live concert film and album shot at the breathtaking Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado, out today in CD/DVD, CD/BR, vinyl, and digital formats. Hailed as “a near spiritual experience” by Classic Rock Magazine and featuring songs from his latest #1 studio album, Time Clocks, Tales Of Timecaptures a stratospheric performance by the blues-rock titan, as his virtuoso guitar style and unique technique and flair elevate the evening to an almost heavenly high.

To celebrate the release, Bonamassa has shared a clip of “The Heart That Never Waits (Live),” a monumental, 9+ minute rendition of the soulful and emotive standout from Time Clocks. Featuring Bonamassa's signature guitar skills and powerful vocals, along with a dynamic rhythm section, the lyrics tell the story of a restless heart that cannot wait for love to come, always searching and yearning for a deeper connection. Bonamassa's heartfelt delivery and poignant phrasing capture the essence of the song's message, making it a standout track in his vast discography. Watch the live rendition HERE.

Tales Of Time was produced by long-time collaborator and producer Kevin Shirley (Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden, Journey). “This live show represents our most progressive and largest production to date, focusing on my most ambitious studio album to date,” commented Bonamassa. “My band was a force of nature on this show, and it truly was a special night.” For more information and to pre-order, please visit https://jbonamassa.com/


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Bonamassa has just announced a handful of additional performances for 2023. Starting with the Capitol Theatre in Yakima, WA on Friday, May 26th, Bonamassa will wind his way across the west, culminating in a performance at the iconic Red Rock Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO on August 6th. Capping the summer with a previously announced two-night run with Styx and Don Felder in the northeast, Bonamassa will round out the year with performances at the Hertz Arena in Ft. Myers, FL on Friday, December 1st and Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, FL on Saturday, December 2nd. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit https://jbonamassa.com/tour-dates/

Cited by Guitar World as “arguably the world’s biggest blues guitarist,” Bonamassa is known for taking risks and venturing into uncharted territory throughout his wide-ranging career. His most recent full-length ‘Time Clocks’ marked his most raw, rocking studio album yet, with American Songwriter sharing, “Bonamassa pushes into fresh territory while staying within a blues-based framework,” and “there is more than enough proof in this sprawling set that Bonamassa doesn’t intend to rest on his laurels or take his star status in the blues-rock genre for granted.”


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Bonamassa and his long-time manager Roy Weisman also recently announced Journeyman LLC, a full-service artist management, record label, concert promotion, and marketing company that builds awareness for independent artists worldwide. Journeyman provides the infrastructure needed to jumpstart the careers of exceptional independent artists, who are too often overlooked by the major labels or concert promoters while circumventing the resistance of typical “gatekeepers” who don’t support indie acts. “I wanted to take what I've had to learn the hard way to create a company that could make navigating this process a little easier,” Bonamassa explains.

For more information on ‘Tales Of Time’ and to purchase tickets to Bonamassa’s upcoming tour, please visit https://jbonamassa.com


‘Tales Of Time’ by Joe Bonamassa (CD)
1. Notches
2. The Heart That Never Waits
3. Curtain Call
4. Mind’s Eye
5. Questions And Answers
6. The Loyal Kind
7. Known Unknowns
8. Time Clocks
9. Just ‘Cos You Can Don’t Mean You Should
10. Evil Mama

‘Tales Of Time’ by Joe Bonamassa (DVD/BR)
Dawn Of Time (Intro)
Notches
The Heart That Never Waits
Curtain Call
Mind’s Eye
Questions And Answers
The Loyal Kind
Known Unknowns
Time Clocks
Evil Mama
Midnight Blues
I Didn’t Think She Would Do It
Just ‘Cos You Can Don’t Mean You Should
Mountain Time
Times Tail (Credits)
Bonus Features:
Dust Bowl
Band Intros
The Ballad Of John Henry

‘Tales Of Time’ by Joe Bonamassa (3 LP - 180 Gram Vinyl)
Side A
1. Notches
2. The Heart That Never Waits
Side B
1. Curtain Call
2. Mind’s Eye
3. Questions And Answers
Side C
1. The Loyal Kind
2. Known Unknowns
3. Time Clocks
Side D
1. Dust Bowl
2. Evil Mama
3. Midnight Blues
Side E
1. Just ‘Cos You Can Don’t Mean You Should
2. Mountain Time
Side F
1. I Didn’t Think She Would Do It
2. The Ballad Of John Henry


Photo Credit: © Kit Wood

Summer U.S. Tour

August 2 – Vina Robles Amphitheatre – Paso Robles, CA
August 4 – The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas – Las Vegas, NV
August 5 – Eccles Theater – Salt Lake City, UT
August 6 – Red Rocks Amphitheatre – Morrison, CO
August 9 – Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, CA^
August 12 – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater – Wantagh, NY**
August 13 – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts – Bethel, NY**
September 23 – Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Festival – Los Angeles, CA

**Keeping the Blues Alive presents: Joe Bonamassa & Friends: Styx and Don Felder, formerly of the Eagles
^Joe Bonamassa with Orchestra

Fall U.S. Tour

October 23 – Memphis, TN – The Cannon Center
October 25 – Shreveport, LA – Shreveport Municipal Auditorium
October 27 – San Antonio, TX – Majestic Theatre
October 28 – Sugar Land, TX – Smart Financial Centre At Sugar Land
October 29 – Austin, TX – ACL Live
November 1 – Fayetteville, AR – Walton Arts Center
November 3 – Little Rock, AR – Robinson Performance Hall
November 4 – Grand Prairie, TX – Texas Trust CU Theatre
November 5 – Oklahoma City, OK – Civic Center Music Hall
November 8 – Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Theater
November 10 – Kansas City, MO – The Midland Theatre
November 11 – St. Louis, MO – The Fabulous Fox
November 12 – Cedar Rapids, IA – Paramount Theatre
November 14 – Rochester, MN – Mayo Civic Center
November 15 – Rockford, IL – Coronado Performing Arts Center
November 17 – Fort Wayne, IN – Embassy Theatre
November 18 – Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre
November 19 – Columbus, OH – Palace Theatre
November 21 – Reading, PA – The Santander Performing Arts Center
November 22 – Providence, RI – Providence Performance Arts Center
November 24 – Springfield, MA – Symphony Hall
November 25 – Baltimore, MD – The Lyric
November 28 – Savannah, GA – Johnny Mercer Theatre
November 30 – Sarasota, FL – Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
December 1 – Estero, FL – Hertz Arena
December 2 – Hollywood, FL – Hard Rock Live

 



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About Joe Bonamassa

Blues-rock superstar Joe Bonamassa is one of the most celebrated performing musicians today. A three-time GRAMMY-nominee, Bonamassa earned his 25th No. 1 on the Billboard Blues Album Chart, with his latest studio album ‘Time Clocks.

Bonamassa earned his third GRAMMY nomination with 2020’s ‘Royal Tea,’ recorded at the legendary Abbey Road Studios. The album brought Bonamassa full circle: reconnecting the guitar-slinging kid who stumbled across the best of British-blues in his dad’s vinyl collection to the player he is today. That same year, Bonamassa delivered a groundbreaking live performance from the legendary Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, where he played ‘Royal Tea’ in its entirety to over tens of thousands of people across the globe via livestream, recording the full set for the live concert film and album ‘Now Serving: Royal Tea Live From The Ryman,’ released in 2021.

Bonamassa also runs Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation, a non-profit that promotes music education and blues music by funding scholarships and providing music education resources to schools in need. To date, the foundation has provided schools and teachers with over $2 Million in donations and has positively impacted 88,000 students in all 50 states.

Created by Bonamassa and Roy Weisman, Keeping The Blues Alive Records (KTBA Records) has released albums for many artists, including musical icon Dion’s ‘Blues With Friends’ and ‘Stomping Ground,’ Chicago Queen of Guitar Joanna Connor’s ‘4801 South Indiana Avenue,’ Wet Willie Front Man Jimmy Hall’s ‘Ready Now’ and British Blues-Rock star Joanne Shaw Taylor’s ‘The Blues Album,’ ‘Blues From The Heart Live,’ all of which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Blues Charts, while JST’s ‘Nobody’s Fool’ and Blues-legend Larry McCray’s ‘Blues Without You’ debuted at No. 2. KTBA Records will release Marc Broussard’s newest album in Early 2023 and Bonamassa plans on producing many new project throughout the year.

Journeyman LLC, the newest endeavor between Bonamassa and his long-time manager Roy Weisman, is a vertically integrated music management, concert promotion, and marketing company that builds awareness for great live artists worldwide. After years of perfecting strategies, while building Joe Bonamassa’s career, the company will utilize the same savvy tactics which allowed them to overcome industry barriers that typically held back artists from achieving success. Bonamassa has been keen on using his experience to pay it forward to help other artists navigate the murky industry waters. Consequently, Journeyman sets itself apart in this way as being the true market maker for its artists.

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Peter Noble at Noble PR
Tel: +44 (0) 207 272 7772, +44 (0) 794 908 9762
Email: peter@noblepr.co.uk