Blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa announces August show in Virginia Beach

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Joe Bonamassa London 2015
Joe Bonamassa performing in London in 2015. (Photo courtesy of Marty Moffatt)

VIRGINIA BEACH — Blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa will make his way to Virginia Beach this summer supporting his 2016 album “Blues of Desperation.”

The twice Grammy-nominated artist will perform at the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater Saturday, Aug. 5 at 8 p.m.

Tickets go on sale March 10 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at the amphitheater box office, livenation.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. They can also be purchased on Joe Bonamassa’s website.

Brass players, a drummer, an organist and keyboardist, a bassist and background singers featured on Joe Bonamassa’s Grammy-nominated 2016 album “Live at the Greek Theater” will perform with him on his tour this summer, according to a press release.

Joe Bonamassa has 16 number one Billboard blues albums and opened for genre icon B.B. King as a child, according to his website.

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