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Joe Bonamassa Worldwide Live From Your Couch Pay-Per-View Concert

September 20, 2020 @ 12:00 PM 2:00 PM

Blues Rock Guitarist and Legend Joe Bonamassa is bringing his music direct to your living room when you support WGCU Public Media. THANKS FOR THE GREAT SUPPORT! The tickets are no longer available through WGCU. If you have your codes, see below for FAQs on how to access the virtual concert .

The WGCU Ticket package includes the virtual concert, the October 23 download release of his latest album, Royal Tea, and access to The Bonamassa Video On Demand collection includes 17+ Bonamassa concert releases from some of the most famous venues in the world, plus access to WGCU Passport with 4000+ hours of PBS streaming programs and the warm comfort that you’re keeping public media strong in Southwest Florida.  WGCU will send concert codes by Friday, September 18 to access this virtual concert. FAQs 


Bonamassa is known for taking risks and venturing into uncharted territory throughout his wide-ranging career but now he has found a new way to surprise his fans and music lovers. Royal Tea brings Bonamassa full-circle. “This whole adventure,” admits Joe, “was a bucket-list thing for me.” This album reconnects the 43-year-old with the guitar-slinging kid from upstate New York, who stumbled across the best of British blues music in his dad’s vinyl collection – whose influences have shaped him to be the player he is today. “I would have been about twelve years old, and it was the sound I heard in my head. Like, ‘OK, I’m in. That’s what I want to be’.”

These ten original tracks were co-written by Joe and a cast of homegrown notables including former Whitesnake guitarist Bernie Marsden, ex-Cream lyricist Pete Brown and national-treasure piano man Jools Holland. “Writing this record in London has done its job,” reflects Bonamassa. “It really does sound inherently British. Bernie and I, we finish each other’s sentences. We’re cut from the same cloth.” Bonamassa’s long-standing producer Kevin Shirley and regular touring band flew in for the recording sessions, which included Anton Fig (drums), Michael Rhodes (bass) and Reese Wynans (keys).

Track Listing:

  1. When One Door Opens
  2. Royal Tea
  3. Why Does It Take So Long To Say Goodbye
  4. Lookout Man
  5. High Class Girl
  6. A Conversation With Alice
  7. I Didn’t Think She Would Do it
  8. Beyond The Silence
  9. Lonely Boy
  10. Savannah