Joe Bonamassa is a legend in the guitar industry. From opening up for B.B. King at the age of 12, having his face on the cover of virtually every guitar magazine multiple times, and creating countless albums that have reached the Billboard #1 spot for Blues music, Bonamassa stands at the pinnacle of the guitar world.

Redemption, Bonamassa’s most recent studio recorddebuted on September 21st and immediately reached the #1 spot on the Billboard Blues Album music category. It continues to hold the same position, four weeks later. Joe Bonamassa has proven to be a master throughout his career and he has preferred Ernie Ball Slinkys since day one.

Free Download

Love the Blues? Joe is offering a free download of Redemption as a free download for Ernie Ball fans.

Yep, you read that correctly. While that album is downloading to your device, take a minute to watch the Official Music Video for “Redemption” below.


Joe Bonamassa is currently on his fall North American tour. He is following up his fall tour with a North American spring tour, then a European tour coming spring of 2019. Find out when he will be playing near you by visiting the tour page on his website! As if three individual tours within the next year isn’t already enough, Joe will also be headlining the Keeping The Blue Alive at Sea V from February 25th to March 1st of 2019. Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea V is a cruise to the Grand Cayman Islands of the Caribbean that consists of live performances from Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and many other prolific Blues artists.

The cruise is put together by the Keeping The Blues Alive Foundation, founded by Joe Bonamassa himself. The Foundation fuels the passion of music by providing funding and scholarships for kids and teachers who want to learn Blues music but simply don’t have the resources needed.


Joe Bonamassa plays with a custom gauge of Ernie Ball Single Strings with gauges .11, .14, .18, .30, .42, .52. He also plays with Earthwood 80/20 Bronze Medium Light Acoustic Strings.

Bonamassa took up our Stronger for Longer Paradigm Challenge. Watch him beat up some Paradigm strings in the video below.


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