Lisa Berigan of Big 100.3, Washington D.C.’s home for bigger and better classic rock, recently conducted an interview with Jason Bonham. Jason discussed the release of LED ZEPPELIN‘s “Celebration Day”, which documents the band’s 2007 concert at London, England’s O2 Arena, and the creation of the critically acclaimed concert JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE which celebrates the life and music of his father, the legendary LED ZEPPELIN drummer John Bonham. You can now listen to the chat below.
Jason played with Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones at LED ZEPPELIN‘s “final” show at London’s O2 Arena in 2007. The O2 Arena show was heralded as the most powerful LED ZEPPELIN performance since the group’s original disbandment. The band received uniformly rave reviews the epic night finally saw a worldwide theatrical release titled “Celebration Day” in 1,500 screens in 40 territories beginning October 17.
“Performing my father’s songs at the LED ZEPPELIN 02 reunion concert in 2007 was an honor that I will forever remember as one of the most bittersweet, yet greatest nights of my life,” said Jason. “I’m over the moon that the 02 concert is finally be available for all ZEPPELIN fans to enjoy. That special night was the original spark that ignited JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE.”
He added, “[JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE] is a personal trip through my life with the music of LED ZEPPELIN and how their music influenced me.”