Joe Bonamassa visits Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre on Wednesday, Oct. 31

Two-time Grammy nominated blues-rock guitar icon Joe Bonamassa has announced his new tour dates for 2018 in support of his latest live album, British Blues Explosion Live, which will be released in May. Hailed worldwide as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, Joe Bonamassa has almost single-handedly redefined the blues-rock genre and brought it into the mainstream. The tour will kick off Friday, Oct. 26 in Buffalo, N.Y. and will include a stop at Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre on Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting,, by phone at 1-877-788-FANS; in person at each of the 10 participating Canadian Tire stores in Ottawa as well as the store in Perth, The Sens Store at Carlingwood Mall, Place d’Orléans and in the ByWard Market, Algonquin College, Superior Photo and at the Canadian Tire Centre box office.

Tickets are $79, $89, $99, $129, $149 and $179; reserved seating (plus CRF and service charges).

Backed by a stellar band of legendary musicians including Anton Fig on drums (Letterman, Ace Frehley), Michael Rhodes on bass (Faith Hill, Randy Travis), Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Reese Wynans on piano/organ (Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble), Lee Thornburg on trumpet (Tower Of Power), Paulie Cerra on saxophone and amazing Australian back up vocalists Mahalia Barnes and Jade McCrae, they bring a whole new life to the show which will feature new songs alongside career-spanning favourites.

By exceeding his own vertiginously high artistic goals, Bonamassa has shattered all expectations with this record and has reached new audiences – no mean feat when you continue his astonishing track record of releases, which now includes 19 No. 1 Billboard Blues Albums (more than any other artist in history). Bonamassa’s career in the music industry has built steadily over the years and is only gaining more momentum.

Watch the music video for Bonamassa’s latest single Let Me Love You Baby here.

*All dates, cities and venues below subject to change.
Oct. 29 – Québec City, Grand Théâtre de Québec
Oct. 31 – Ottawa, Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre
Nov. 2 – Toronto, Sony Centre
Nov. 3 – Toronto, Sony Centre
Nov. 4 – London, Ont., Budweiser Gardens
Nov. 29 – Vancouver, Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Nov. 30 – Vancouver, Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Dec. 1 – Vancouver, Queen Elizabeth Theatre

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