Joe Bonamassa:Tour de Force- Sunday, March 2 at 8pm on WOSU TV
Joe Bonamassa’s Tour de Force – Live In London chronicles Bonamassa’s atmospheric rise from the intimate club environment of The Borderline to the prestigious Royal Albert Hall. Â The program presents individual performance evenings Â with unique themes, different set lists, arrangements and ensembles.
Bonamassa’s Â journey begins in the intimate setting of the 200 capacity London Borderline with a three-piece band. The result is aÂ tribute to Bonamassa’s earlier career, with songs he hasn’t played live in years. Â Next is a blues-themed night at Shepherd’s Bush Empire, featuring a horns section to create a soulful, big blues band feel. Â He then moves to the Hammersmith Apollo which opens with a short acoustic set before moving into a rock-inspired evening. Â Finally, at the Royal Albert Hall, Bonamassa treats the crowd to a half acoustic/half electric show of his most popular and well-known songs, featuring the acoustic band from his most recent release, “An Acoustic Evening at the Vienna Opera House”. Â A great experience for the Joe Bonamassa fan.