Blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa back at the State Theater in Easton – The Morning Call

Blues-rock fireball guitarist Joe Bonamassa is back at the State Theater in Easton, it was announced on Monday.

He’s set to perform a collection of new songs and fan favorites at 8 p.m. on November 30.

He last performed at the State Theater in 2018.

Tickets, priced from $79 to $249, will go on presale at 10 a.m. June 9 and to the general public at 10 a.m. June 11 at www.statetheatre.org

For questions or to purchase through the box office, call 610-252-3132 during temporary box office hours of 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. As of this time, the box office remains closed for in-person purchases.

Bonamassa, 44, was just 12 when he opened for blues legend BB King.

During the pandemic, Bonamassa has focused her efforts on raising funds for her nonprofit Keeping the Blues Alive foundation through the Fueling Musicians program. This relief fund is dedicated to helping touring musicians unable to earn a living due to the closure of concert halls by the coronavirus.

At the 2017 Blues Music Awards, Bonamassa received the BB King Entertainer of the Year award and the Instrumentalist of the Year award for guitar.

In all, he has released 17 solo albums over the past 19 years and received two Grammy nominations for Best Blues Album in 2013 and Best Traditional Blues Album in 2016.

His 2020 solo studio album ‘Royal Tea’ hit the Billboard charts with record numbers, as the blues-rock icon landed his 24th No. 1 album on the Blues Chart – more than any other artist in the world. chart history.

The critically acclaimed 2020 album also reached No. 5: Top Current Albums; No. 6: best albums; No. 6: Independent Albums; No. 7: Rock; No. 41 for the Billboard Top 200; and No. 48: Top Artist 100 Chart.

Bonamassa’s 18th album “Now Serving: Royal Tea Live from the Ryman” is set for release June 11.

He has played alongside legendary artists such as Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Stephen Stills, Foreigner, Buddy Guy, Steve Winwood and Derek Trucks.

Morning Call Sports & Entertainment Editor Craig Larimer can be reached at 610-778-7993 or [email protected]

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