Jason Bonham

Drummer + Percussionist
Born Jul 15, 1966

Jason John Bonham is an English drummer. Jason's parents are Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham and Pat Phillips. After his father's death in 1980, he played with Led Zeppelin on different occasions, including the Ahmet Ertegün Tribute Concert at The O2 Arena in London in 2007.… Read More

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  • Brantley Gilbert, Rascal Flatts, Sammy Hagar Among Top Performers At 2015 Illinois State Fair
    Ilinois - Mar 20, 2015
  • Heart Reunion With Jason Bonham Coming To Calgary
    Calgary Sun - Feb 03, 2014
  • Ravinia: Josh Groban, David Byrne And '90s Galore
    Chicago Times - Mar 07, 2013
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    Celebrating Led Zeppelin
    CNN iReport - Oct 10, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jason Bonham.


1966 Birth Born on July 15, 1966.


1980 13 Years Old After his father's death in September 1980, he played with Led Zeppelin on different occasions, including the Ahmet Ertegün Tribute Concert at The O2 Arena in London in 2007. … Read More
1985 18 Years Old In 1985, he joined Virginia Wolf, making two albums and touring the US supporting the Firm.


1988 21 Years Old In 1988, Bonham joined former Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page for his Outrider album and tour. … Read More
1992 25 Years Old That same year, he formed his own band, Bonham, whose Zeppelin-inflected first release The Disregard of Timekeeping had a hit single, "Wait for You" and the music video for the subsequent single "Guilty" did get some play; however, after a lukewarm reception for their 1992 release, Mad Hatter, the band was dissolved, and Bonham concentrated on session work and guest appearances. On 28 April 1990, Bonham married Jan Charteris, in Stone, Kidderminster. … Read More
1994 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Bonham drummed for Paul Rodgers on the Grammy nominated Muddy Water Blues: A Tribute to Muddy Waters project. A year later with Slash and Paul Rodgers, he appeared at Woodstock II in 1994. … Read More
1995 28 Years Old In 1995, Jason represented his father when Led Zeppelin was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, with his sister Zoe by his side. … Read More


2006 39 Years Old Following an album and tour with his aunt Debbie Bonham, Jason Bonham was invited to drum for hard rock group UFO. In 2006, he recorded with Joe Bonamassa. … Read More


2007 40 Years Old On 12 September 2007, it was announced that Jason Bonham would step into his father's shoes and play drums for a Led Zeppelin reunion concert. … Read More
2009 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 2009, Jason Bonham and James Dylan began working together in what would become Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience, a live homage to his father's band.
2010 43 Years Old In the Fall of 2010, Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience embarked on their first North American tour and toured worldwide during 2011. … Read More
2013 46 Years Old In the Summer of 2013, Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience joined forces with the band Heart for "The Heartbreaker Tour" celebrating the music of Led Zeppelin. … Read More
2015 48 Years Old From early March to late May 2015, Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience toured extensively North America. … Read More
2016 49 Years Old Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience 2016 line-up is as follows: James Dylan on vocals, Tony Catania on guitar, Dorain Heartsong on bass, Alex Howland on keyboards & guitar and Jason Bonham on drums. … Read More
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