LEXINGTON, Ky. (October 6, 2021) – Two-time Grammy nominee, 24-time Billboard nominee Joe Bonamassa and blues-rock star Joe Bonamassa has announced a series of shows for spring 2022 that includes a stop at the Singletary Center for the Arts at the University of Kentucky on March 23, 2022. The 24-date tour across the United States is in support of his upcoming album “Time Clocks,” which is scheduled for release on October 29.
Hailed internationally as one of the greatest guitarists of his generation and cited by Guitar World Magazine as “the greatest blues guitarist in the world”, Bonamassa almost single-handedly redefined the blues-rock genre and brought it into the limelight. the mainstream. On tour, he will perform brand new songs from “Time Clocks” and “Royal Tea” alongside fan favorites throughout his career with his star group. “Time Clocks” is a testament to his credentials and a toast to his longtime fans. Her new sound has a raw, vital flavor, combined with a purposeful skill that can only be learned through years of perseverance and unwavering dedication. “What started with the intention of being a trio record has probably grown into my most adventurous and involved record to date,” explains Bonamassa.
Longtime producer Kevin Shirley adds, “I think Joe Bonamassa made an album that is really transitional. From blues musician to superstar artist, (and) I’m so thrilled to be with me.
Legendary Bob Clearmountain got to mix the epic tracks, and he says, “This is one of the best albums I’ve mixed in years. Joe is not only one of the best blues and rock guitarists of our time, he’s also a brilliant songwriter, (which is) impressive on this record.
Bonamassa is one of today’s most famous musicians, who recently released his 24th No. 1 album on the Billboard Blues Chart (more than any other artist) with his latest album “Royal Tea”. Only in his early forties and he already has an incredible catalog of multi-genre music. Collectively, Bonamassa has over 40 albums to date, all on his own label J&R Adventures, including studio and live recordings, collaborative albums and adventurous side projects. A prolific writer who is always looking to expand his eclectic musical horizons, Bonamassa has an unlimited work ethic, whether in the studio, on the road, producing, or working with other artists to stimulate new music. He has appeared in several Esquire, Wall Street Journal and Parade to Rolling Stone and American Songwriter publications, as well as on the covers of Guitar World, Guitar Player, Vintage Guitar, Acoustic Guitar and Classic Rock Magazine.
In addition to his music and shows, Bonamassa continues to create weekly programming for his radio show “Different Shades Of Blue” for Sirius XM’s Bluesville channel. Last year, he launched a new weekly home video interview series “Live From Nerdville” which currently has over 60 episodes airing on his Facebook, YouTube and podcast sites. With a new episode every week, Bonamassa featured conversations with Neal Schon from Journey, John Oates from Hall & Oates, Glenn Hughes, Paul Stanley from Kiss, Warren Haynes, Keb ‘Mo’, Walter Trout, Steve Lukather from Toto, Todd Rundgren, comedian Jeff Garlin, famous singer-songwriter Dion, Peter Frampton, Brad Paisley and many more.
Tickets to see Joe Bonamassa at the Singletary Center for the Arts are on sale now, visit: www.etix.com/ticket/p/6777082/joe-bonamassa-lexington-singletary-center.
Part of the College of Fine Arts and essential to the UK School of Music, the Singletary Center for the Arts presents and hosts artistic, cultural and educational events for the college community, the community of Lexington and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Hosting an average of 400 events per year, the Singletary Center has served more than 3.7 million customers throughout its history. The center provides full-service professional venues for the creation, practical application and dissemination of artistic, cultural and educational expressions by international, national, regional, academic and student artists, artists and lecturers.