Joe Bonamassa: Beacon Theatre – Live From New York’ is released across 2 CDs 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 2-disc live CD is an exhilarating listening experience from start to finish.
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 Rock, Midnight Blues, Dust Bowl, When The Fire Hits The Sea, Bird On A Wire, Blue & Evil, Mountain 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.
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.
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.
"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 2-CD set precedes Bonamassa's upcoming London March 2013Concerts including the Borderline (March 26), o2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (March 27), Hammersmith Apollo (March 28), and Royal Albert Hall (March 30).
Bonamassa's hard rock band Black Country Communion – with band mates Glenn Hughes, Jason 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.
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