Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Eric Clapton announces 2011 tour to kick off in Vancouver

Legendary guitarist Eric Clapton has just announced an initial list of North American tour dates for 2011, kicking off in Vancouver on Feb 25 (see the current list below).

Clapton's latest album, Clapton, on which he collaborated with an all-star cast including Allen Toussaint, JJ Cale, Wynton Marsalis, Sheryl Crow and Derek Trucks, among others, was released earlier this year.

For the tour, his band will consist of long-time touring partners Steve Gadd (drums), Willie Weeks (bass), Chris Stainton (keys), with Michelle John and Sharon White as backing vocalists.

Tickets for the Vancouver show, which will also feature Los Lobos as the opening act, go on sale Friday, Dec 3, at Ticketmaster. Prices range from $65 to $159 plus service charges.



Feb 25 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
Feb 26 Seattle, WA Key Arena
Feb 28 Portland, OR Rose Garden Arena

MARCH 2011

March 2 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion
March 3 Sacramento, CA ARCO Arena
March 5 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
March 6 San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center
March 8 Los Angeles, CA Gibson Amphitheater at Universal CityWalk
March 9 Los Angeles, CA Gibson Amphitheater at Universal CityWalk

Sunday, 21 November 2010

Eric Clapton Participates In Art Of The Song Auction To Benefit Teenage Cancer Trust

Eric Clapton, Sir Paul McCartney, Sting, Annie Lennox, Ian Anderson, Sir Tim Rice and many other British lyricists and composers have written out lyrics to some of their best known songs to benefit the Teenage Cancer Trust through the Art Of The Song Auction on 15 December at Bonhams Knightsbridge.

Clapton has contributed handwritten and autographed lyrics to "Run Back To Your Side." The song was written and recorded for his recently released album, "Clapton." The Teenage Cancer Trust funds special units in NHS hospitals for young people undergoing cancer treatment. The auction was organised by PRS for Music.

Further information about the auction can be found at the Bonhams Website.

Friday, 12 November 2010

Gibson to Reproduce Eric Clapton’s Classic “Beano” Les Paul

One of the most eminent guitars in the history of rock and blues music will be released this December: Eric Clapton’s 1960 “Beano” Les Paul

The axe that Slowhand wielded on the classic John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers album Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton — when Londoners were declaring him “God” — will soon be available in stores, courtesy of the Gibson Custom Shop.

Check back in the coming weeks for more details!

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Eric Clapton May 2011, Irish & UK tours

Eric Clapton, a famous English guitarist was set to perform tracks on "Later ... With Jools Holland" this week. The legend guitarist played for around 30 minute.

There is a good news for those fans who had missed the yesterday broadcast can see on air extended and pre-recorded edition on Friday 5th November along with it Eric Clapton will also be interviewed by Jools Holland on the show.

Also performing on tomorrow’s show are Kings of Leon, MIA, Vaccines, Bellowhead and comedian Harry Hill, who is an unlikely competitor for this year’s Christmas Number One.

"Later ... With Jools Holland" is broadcast on BBC Two with a simulcast on BBC HD. The show can also be viewed on the BBC iplayer at www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer

Below are the list of upcoming concert in next May 2011 which will be going to held in UK and Ireland by Eric Clapton

May 2011

9th O2, Dublin
10th Odyssey, Belfast
12th SECC, Glasgow
14th CIA, Cardiff
17th Royal Albert Hall, London
18th Royal Albert Hall, London
20th Royal Albert Hall, London
21st Royal Albert Hall, London