Joe Bonamassa is a blues guitarist, singer and composer from Utica, New York. Bonamassa opened for B.B. King at the age of 12 and has continued to perfect his blues-rock sound since then. He's known for his rough voice and his precise, yet twangy guitar playing. In 2000, he released his debut album, A New Day Yesterday.
Hailing from Red Lion, PA Halestrom is a rock band that was formed in 1998 by the brother and sister pair Lzzy and Arejay Hale, who began writing songs together when they were 13 and 10, respectively. With their father on bass, Lzzy and Arejay released Halestorm's debut EP Don't Mess With the Time Man in 2000, before bassist Josh Smith and guitarist Joe Hottinger joined the lineup in 2003. Shortly after releasing its 2012 album The Strange Case Of..., in 2012, Halestrom made history as the first female-fronted band to take the number one spot on the active rock chart for its song "Love Bites... (So Do I)."