Evansville, IN – Joe Bonamassa is finally getting back on the road and will be making a stop at the Old National Events Plaza on October 25, 2021. For over a year, the live concert industry came to a full stop. During this time, Bonamassa put his efforts into raising money for his non-profit, Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation, through the Fueling Musicians Program. This relief fund is dedicated to assisting touring musicians unable to make a living due to the pandemic. Now that venues are opening back up, he is back on the road where he feels most at home, performing for his fans. Today, he is announced an extensive run of 33 dates across the U.S. for Fall 2021.
Tickets to his Evansville show will be available to the public for purchase this Friday, June 11 at 10 AM. Old National Events Plaza “Insiders” will have the opportunity to purchase tickets early, Wednesday, June 9 at 10 AM. Tickets are available at joeb.me/JB-Tickets or at the Old National Events Plaza box office. To become an “Insider,” visit oldnationaleventsplaza.com.
Bonamassa, backed by a stellar band of legendary musicians, will perform brand new songs alongside career-spanning fan favorites.
Bonamassa is undoubtedly one of today's top live performers and a favorite of music lovers worldwide. Hailed internationally as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation and cited by Guitar World Magazine as “the world's biggest blues guitarist,” Bonamassa has almost single-handedly redefined the blues-rock genre and brought it into the mainstream.
The Fall tour, which will span 32 cities, kicks off with two nights at the legendary Ryman Auditorium in Nashville where Joe recorded his new live release, “Now Serving: Royal Tea Live From The Ryman”.
Now, to celebrate the return of live shows, the concert has been re-mixed and mastered for physical release as “Now Serving: Royal Tea Live From The Ryman”. On June 11, it will be released on CD and all streaming platforms, followed by the DVD and Blu-ray on June 18. The special edition double LP vinyl will be released July 9. The DVD includes a film introduction narrated by actor Jeff Daniels. To order, visit joeb.me/NowServing. The critically acclaimed performance includes 12 incredible live tracks, featuring the best from his latest studio release Royal Tea. Joe’s 24th #1 record on the Billboard Blues chart, the album was recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London. It also includes three tracks from his 20th anniversary album A New Day Now.
There has never been a more important time to celebrate and enjoy live music, so what better way to do it than with one of the most mesmerizing live performers and powerful Blues Rock players in the world. Joe cannot wait to re-connect with his fans on the road this year, so be sure to get tickets before they sell out. Bonamassa is back and ready to rock!
What: Joe Bonamassa
When: Monday, October 25, 2021, at 8 PM
Where: Old National Events Plaza
Tickets: Tickets range from $69 - $199 plus applicable fees
Tickets available online at ticketmaster.com, joeb.me/JB-Tickets or in person at the Old National Events Plaza box office.
About Joe Bonamassa
As a professional musician for over 30 years, Joe Bonamassa continues to blaze a remarkably versatile artistic trail, and amass an authentic, innovative and soulful body of work. Bonamassa's career began onstage opening for B.B. King in 1989 when he was only 12 years old. Today, he is hailed worldwide as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation and is an ever-evolving singer-songwriter with over 40 albums to date all under his own label, J&R Adventures.
In addition to his music and shows, Joe continues to crank out weekly programming for his radio show “Different Shades Of Blue” for Sirius XM’s Bluesville channel. Last year, he kicked off a new at-home weekly video interview series “Live From Nerdville” which currently has over 50 episodes aired on his Facebook, YouTube and podcast outlets. With a new episode each week, Joe has featured conversations with Neal Schon of Journey, John Oates of Hall & Oates, Glenn Hughes, Paul Stanley of Kiss, Warren Haynes, Keb’ Mo’, Walter Trout, Steve Lukather of Toto, Todd Rundgren, comedian Jeff Garlin, esteemed singer-songwriter Dion, Peter Frampton, and is currently booking new guests for his 3rd season. In June 2020, Bonamassa and his manager Roy Weisman debuted their new record label Keeping The Blues Alive Records by releasing music icon Dion’s critically-acclaimed latest album Blues With Friends. In February 2021, KTBA Records released Chicago’s reigning Queen of Blues Guitar, Joanna Connor’s new album 4801 South Indiana Avenue, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Blues chart.
Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation: KTBA.org
About Old National Events Plaza
Old National Events Plaza, managed by ASM Global, is an impressive 280,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility offering affordable, flexible space and in-house services. With a beautiful 2,500-seat theatre, a spacious 38,000 square-foot exhibit hall, 14,000 square-feet of elegant ballroom space, and twelve flexible 1,000 square-foot Meeting Rooms, Old National Events Plaza can host a variety of events with attendees ranging from 20 to 10,000. For more information and a complete schedule of events, please visit www.oldnationaleventsplaza.com.
About ASM Global
ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the combination of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 300 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences.
ASM Global’s diverse portfolio of clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and unparalleled experience, expertise and creative problem-solving. Each day, the company’s 61,000 passionate employees around the world delivers locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to deliver maximum results for venue owners, and operations, and amazing experiences for guests. By consistently looking for new ways to envision, innovate and empower the spaces and places that bring people together, ASM Global elevates the human spirit while delivering the highest value for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit www.asmglobal.com.