Zoe Bonham

Zoe Louise Bonham (born 10 June 1975) is a singer-songwriter and accomplished DJ, currently based in the United States. Born in Worcestershire, England, Bonham is the only daughter to drummer John Bonham and Pat Bonham (née Phillips), the younger sister of Jason Bonham, and niece to singer Deborah Bonham.

During the 1970s she was raised on the family estate, the Old Hyde at Cutnall Green. Bonham relocated to the United States in the 1990s, and currently lives in Los Angeles. She has appeared regularly at Led Zeppelin conventions and awards on behalf of her late father, including the 1995 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction of the band, the 2003 Led Zeppelin DVD New York premiere, and the Polar Music Prize in Stockholm, Sweden in 2006. In 2000, Bonham released an independent eponymous five track EP. She has also sang backing vocals for Deborah Bonham, in particular her 2008 album Duchess, and alternative rock group Our's Precious (2002). Throughout the 2000s Bonham has sung at many charity events including the Painted Turtle charity concert at the Roxy Theatre on Sunday 11 October 2009. The event also featured performances by Jason Bonham, Tony Catania, Tom Gimbel, Kelly Hansen, Mick Jones, George Lynch, Mark McGrath, T. J. McDonnell, Frankie Perez, Jeff Pilson, Rudy Sarzo, Dyna Shirasaki, Chris Slade, and Slash. Throughout 2009 and 2010, Bonham has been a regular performer at the Roxy Theatre.

Bonham appeared alongside Jason, and Deborah Bonham, as part of the 30th anniversary tribute concert for John Bonham entitled Bonzo: The Groove Remains the Same at the Key Club, Los Angeles on 25 September 2010. She later helped organize the Bonzo: The Groove Remains the Same: A Double Encore! series of concerts in 2011.

Discography

EP

  • Zoe Bonham (2000)

Bibliography

  • Bonham, Mick (2003) Bonham by Bonham: My Brother John. London: Icarus Publications. ISBN 978-0-9545717-0-2

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