Ernie Ball Launches Joe Bonamassa Experience Contest


Ernie Ball is set to launch a new Joe Bonamassa contest, which is truly unique from any other contest we’ve seen before. Now through September 30th, fans can head on over to From there, you’ll be able to key in unique codes and instant win Joe Bonamassa Custom picks. Both of these will be hidden in special packs of Ernie Ball strings at Guitar Center. The contest features over $70,000 in prizes.

Each code comes with a unique best of Bonamassa album, which will feature 11 songs that are available via download. And to top it off, you’ll get a one year digital subscription to our friends at Guitar World. This contest will be available internationally in the U.K., Germany, France and Canada starting October 1st.


  • Grand Prize: 5 Gutiarists win an all expenses paid trip to Los Angeles to spend the day with Joe. They’ll talk guitars and gear while checking out Bonamassa’s extensive guitar and amp collection. Grand Prize winners will also get a custom Ernie Ball Music Man Guitar including two pedals (Joe Bonamassa Wah & Cry Baby). Oh and we can’t forget – you’ll also get some Ernie Ball strings and an accessories prize pack
  • Instant Win Prizes: There are more than 1,700 instant win prizes out there. You’ll get an instant win prize if you find one of Joe’s custom guitar picks hidden in packages of Ernie Ball strings. They include some of the following prizes:
    • Gold Picks: Ernie Ball Music Man Axis Super Sport electric guitar
    • Blue Picks: Sterling by Music Man AX30 electric guitar
    • Green Picks: Dunlop Bonamassa Cry Baby Pedal
    • Yellow Picks: Dunlop Bonamassa Fuzz Face Pedal
    • Purple Picks: Ernie Ball Joe Bonamassa guitar strap
    • Red Picks: $50 Guitar Center gift card
    • Black Picks: Dunlop Bonamassa pick tin
    • White Picks: Pack of Ernie Ball strings

Source: Guitar World