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Blues rock guitar icon Joe Bonamassa coming to Orpheum Theater August 7, 2018. Tickets on sale March 2.

Feb 27, 2018, 17:10 PM by Kelly Bartnick

TWO-TIME GRAMMY-NOMINATED ARTIST JOE BONAMASSA 2018 SUMMER TOUR WILL STOP AT ORPHEUM THEATER AUGUST 7, 2018

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SHOWS WILL FEATURE A BLUES ROCK TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF COUNTRY LEGENDS

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 2 AT 10 AM AT TICKETOMAHA.COM

 

OMAHA, Neb. (Feb. 27, 2018) – Joe Bonamassa, the two-time GRAMMY-nominated blues rock guitar icon announces a new US tour for summer 2018. As the #1 blues selling artist in the world with a record-breaking 19 #1 Billboard albums to his name, Bonamassa has chosen to make this tour his greatest undertaking yet. Known for successfully tackling blues tributes to the likes of Albert King, BB King, Freddie King, Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf, he has ambitiously decided to make this tour a tribute to classic country music.

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 is bringing his limited run of summer shows to the Orpheum Theater at 8:00 PM Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Tickets, starting at $83.50 go on sale Friday, March 2, 2018 at 10:00 AM.

Tickets are available at TicketOmaha.com; at the Ticket Omaha* Box Office inside the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas Street in downtown Omaha or by phone at (402) 345-0606.

This limited run of summer shows will honor the writings of the original country music legends Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, George Jones and Hank Williams. Bonamassa will put his own signature blues rock spin on these timeless country classics. The tour kicks off in San Diego at Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay, and then to Vina Robles Amphitheatre, San Jose’s Center for Performing Arts, LA’s Greek Theatre, Eccles Theatre, Red Rocks Amphitheatre and an extended stay at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The Ryman shows are also set to be filmed for release at a later date.

Bonamassa’s band is filled with award-winning musicians, including Australian Country Star Troy Cassar-Daly, Michael Rhodes (Academy of Country Music’s 2016 Bass Player), Reese Wynans (Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame inductee and member of Stevie Ray Vaughn's Double Trouble), Anton Fig (esteemed drummer of David Letterman’s House Band) and Mahalia Barnes (celebrated Australian rock singer and daughter of Jimmy Barnes).

Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, March 2nd at 10:00am local time. To purchase tickets, please visit: TicketOmaha.com.

For more of Bonamassa’s extensive catalogue of solos, tributes, collaborations, live albums and most updated tour dates, visit jbonamassa.com.

SUMMER 2018 TOUR DATES:

7/26 SAN DIEGO, CA | HUMPHREYS CONCERTS BY THE BAY
7/27 SAN DIEGO, CA | HUMPHREYS CONCERTS BY THE BAY
7/28 PASO ROBLES, CA | VINA ROBLES AMPHITHEATRE
7/30 SAN JOSE, CA | CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS
8/1 LOS ANGELES, CA | THE GREEK THEATRE
8/3 SALT LAKE CITY, UT | ECCLES THEATRE
8/5 MORRISON, CO | RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE
8/7 OMAHA, NE | ORPHEUM THEATER
8/9 NASHVILLE, TN | RYMAN AUDITORIUM
8/10 NASHVILLE, TN | RYMAN AUDITORIUM
8/11 NASHVILLE, TN | RYMAN AUDITORIUM

*Ticket Omaha is the official ticket source for the Orpheum Theater and Holland Performing Arts Center. Ticket buyers who purchase tickets from a ticket broker or any third party run the risk of overpaying, purchasing illegitimate tickets and should be aware that Omaha Performing Arts is unable to reprint or replace lost or stolen tickets and is unable to contact patrons with information regarding time changes or other pertinent updates regarding the performance.