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Stream-a-thon Raises $45,000 For Musicians Affected by Covid-19

Joe Bonamassa recently hosted the Keeping the Blues Alive 2nd annual Stream-A-Thon, which featured more than three-and-a-half hours of performances from over 35 electric guitar and acoustic guitar artists, including Warren Haynes, Joanna Connor, Jared James Nichols, Emily Wolfe, Toto, Dion, Ana Popovic, Bobby Rush and others.

 

Photo Credit: Roberto Ricciuti / Redferns

According to Bonamassa, the event “raised over $45,000 in an afternoon – all of which will be given to artists in desperate need of relief.”

He continued, “I want to thank everyone who participated, contributed, and donated their time to make this happen. Reaching as many musicians as possible has been our goal from the beginning and I am pleased to see that we will be able to help hundreds of musicians get the music started again. The more donations we receive, the more help we can provide.”

For the full article by Richard Bienstock of Guitar World, click here!

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