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Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa

Musicians Institute Announces Joe Bonamassa Torch Bearer Scholarship

June 5, 2015
The winner will receive $35,000 in tuition assistance.
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Beyond Blues

Beyond Blues: Eric Johnson vs. Joe Bonamassa

April 25, 2015
Decode the warp-speed blues-rock licks of two modern masters.
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Joe Bonamassa’s 5 Most Underrated Amps

September 23, 2014
A bona fide amp connoisseur discusses his most under-the-radar tone machines.
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Pro Pedalboards

Pro Pedalboards

January 28, 2014
From Bonamassa to Lamb of God, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Dweezil Zappa—10 Stomp Stations from PG’s Hottest Rig Rundowns
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Joe Bonamassa's "Tour de Force: Live in London" DVD Review

November 8, 2013
The expansive DVD package comes with roughly 13 hours of footage including four different shows, with four different band configurations, using four different setlists in four separate venues around London.
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From Hollywood with Love Benefit

"From Hollywood with Love" Benefit to Feature Robben Ford, Joe Bonamassa, and Jimmy Vivino

October 31, 2013
Musicians Institute and Norman's Rare Guitars are proud to announce "From Hollywood with Love," a concert to benefit the 100th Anniversary of downtown Los Angeles homeless charity, The Midnight Mission.
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Joe Bonamassa's Guitars

Rig Rundown - Joe Bonamassa (2013)

June 5, 2013

Premier Guitar's Rebecca Dirks is on location in Rockford, IL, where she catches up with Joe Bonamassa's tech Mike Hickey who details Bonamassa's current solo rig.


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Joe Bonamassa and Beth Hart Announce "Seesaw"

Joe Bonamassa and Beth Hart Announce "Seesaw"

April 18, 2013
Much buzzed about singer-songwriter Beth Hart, known for her raw and powerful blues-rock sound, and guitarist Joe Bonamassa, one of the best guitarists of his generation, will release their sophomore album of classic soul covers Seesaw on May 21, 2013
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Interview: Joe Bonamassa - Restless Pick Syndrome

Interview: Joe Bonamassa - Restless Pick Syndrome

March 11, 2013
Grown-up blues wunderkind Joe Bonamassa dishes on why he’s done with Black Country Communion, his latest tone toys—a ’51 Tele and a ’58 Gibson amp—and how he keeps fans guessing with projects like his new acoustic and funk-jazz discs.
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NAMM '12 - Dunlop Joe Bonamassa Wah, MXR M77 Modified Overdrive, and Eric Johnson Fuzz Face Demos

January 21, 2012
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, at the 2012 NAMM Show where she visits the Dunlop booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear Dunlop's Joe Bonomassa Wah, M77 Modified Overdrive, and Erich Johnson Fuzz Face
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Dunlop Announces Joe Bonamassa Signature Cry Baby

Dunlop Announces Joe Bonamassa Signature Cry Baby

December 22, 2011
With its huge vocal sweep range, Dunlop says this is one of the most expressive Cry Babys ever.
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Black Country Communion: Rituals of Life

Black Country Communion: Rituals of Life

June 14, 2011
Joe Bonamassa and former Deep Purple bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes discuss their fateful meeting at NAMM, their reverence for songcraft, and the holy relics used to summon their seething bluesrock rapture on Black Country Communion’s new album, "2".
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CD Review: Joe Bonamassa - "Dust Bowl"

March 15, 2011
Joe Bonamassa Dust Bowl J&R Adventures Joe Bonamassa has appropriated a genre of music born from slavery and black blues musicians, and mutated it to big-screen proportions. Dust Bowl is
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Track Breakdown - Joe Bonamassa "You Better Watch Yourself"

March 11, 2011
PG's Jason Shadrick is On Location at the Adler Theatre in Davenport, IA, where he catches up with Joe Bonamassa. In this segment, Joe Bonamassa does a Track Breakdown on the "You Better Watch Yourself" off his newest album Dust Bowl.
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Track Breakdown - Joe Bonamassa "Slow Train"

March 11, 2011
PG's Jason Shadrick is On Location at the Adler Theatre in Davenport, IA, where he catches up with Joe Bonamassa. In this segment, Joe Bonamassa does a Track Breakdown on the "Slow Train" off his newest album Dust Bowl.

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Track Breakdown - Joe Bonamassa "Dust Bowl"

March 11, 2011
PG's Jason Shadrick is On Location at the Adler Theatre in Davenport, IA, where he catches up with Joe Bonamassa. In this segment, Joe Bonamassa does a Track Breakdown on the title track of his newest album Dust Bowl.

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Dunlop JBF3 Joe Bonamassa Signature Fuzz Face Pedal Review

Dunlop JBF3 Joe Bonamassa Signature Fuzz Face Pedal Review

December 21, 2010
The handwired, germanium JBF3 is tailor-made for any guitarist interested in walking Bonamassa’s blues-rock path and beyond.
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GALLERY: Pro Pedalboards Volume I

GALLERY: Pro Pedalboards Volume I

November 6, 2010
A look at pedalboards used onstage by Deftones, Alice in Chains, Dave Matthews Band, 311, Joe Bonamassa, Eric Johnson, and many more
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Rig Rundown - Joe Bonamassa: Guitars

December 11, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Des Moines, IA, where he catches up with blues guitarist powerhouse, Joe Bonamassa. In this video segment, we get to hear from Joe about his current slew of guitars for his current tour.

Joe walks us through several Gibsons, including his JB model # 001 (which he calms is his favorite), a "Gary Moore" Les Paul, another JB Goldtop model (with traditional white hardware), a cardinal red Firebird and an old Flying V. In addition, he shows off some Ernie Ball models like his Petrucci baritone and Steve Morse loaded with DiMarzios. To top it off, he breaks out a double-neck ... just for good measure!

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Rig Rundown - Joe Bonamassa: Effects

December 11, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Des Moines, IA, where he catches up with blues guitar-slinger Joe Bonamassa. In this video segment, we catch up with Joe as he talks and plays us through the current line up of guitar effects on his pedalboard for the current tour.

He demos some of his favorite amp and effect setups including a Way Huge Pork Loin, a Fuzz Face (custom-made by George Tripps), a replica of an old Whirlwind phaser, a BOSS DD-3 Digital Delay, a TS-9 Tube Screamer, a Fulltone Tremolo and a rackmounted TC Electronic TC2290 delay.

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