Guitar Great, Joe Bonamassa, Rocks ACL Live

Written by on December 15, 2011 in December 15, 2011, Live Reviews - Comments Off

Joe BonamassaAward winning blues/rock guitarist and singer/songwriter Joe Bonamassa stopped by Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater on Dec 2. Bonamassa is on tour promoting his latest full-length solo album, DUST BOWL.

Bonamassa, a child prodigy, opened for B B King at age 12. Over the years he has played with many of the greats including Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Foreigner, Robert Cray, Stephen Stills, Joe Cocker, Gregg Allman, Steve Winwood, Paul Jones, Ted Nugent, Warren Haynes, and Derek Trucks, to name a few. Today he is considered one of the world’s greatest guitarists.

Joe BonamassaJoe BonamassaJoe BonamassaJoe was joined on stage by a group of world class musicians in their own right: Carmine Rojas, bass; Rick Melick, keyboards; and Tal Bergman, drums.

Local guitar great, Eric Johnson, also stopped by and joined Bonamassa on stage for several selections.

Review by Margy Moore
Photographs by Scott Moore / Limelight Imaging
Austin, TX