Archives for 2008

New Paul Jones solo album features Eric Clapton

From the Your Way To Music site: Carla has produced a new album by British Invasion legend Paul Jones – the singer of the Manfred Mann hits Do Wah Diddy Diddy, Sha La La, Pretty Flamingo, The One In The Middle, My Little Red Book, If You Gotta Go – Go Now, Oh No Not […]

Eric Clapton – 3 more extra dates at the Royal Albert Hall

oday (14 November 2008) the last 3 shows at the Royal Albert Hall will go on sale: Thu 28 May 2009 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England Fri 29 May 2009 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England Sun 31 May 2009 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England

Eric Clapton and Allman Brothers Band at the Beacon Theatre 2009?

Updated 4 November 2008: Interview with Gregg Allman (NewsObserver.com): Q: What are you planning for the 40-year anniversary shows? A: We’re trying to get everybody we ever played with together. Have them all bring their whole band, different opening act every night. Got an e-mail into Clapton and he e-mailed back: “No matter how hard […]

Eric Clapton – Extra shows Royal Albert Hall 2009: Monday 25 May and Tuesday 26 May

According to the official Eric Clapton wewbsite 2 more shows at the Royal Albert Hall will go on sale today (Tuesday 28 October).

Eric Clapton – Concert Dates England Royal Albert Hall May 2009 – REVISED!

Yesterday we gave you the dates for the Royal Albert Hall concerts 2009, published on WheresEric.com. Unfortunately the number of concerts on their site was wrong, instead of 11 concerts there will be only 6 concerts now! Hopefully this time the dates are correct?…. Or do they know more and will the other dates be […]

Eric Clapton – Tour Dates England May 2009

Wed 13/05/2009 / Liverpool Arena, Liverpool, England Thu 14/05/2009 / Manchester Arena, Manchester, England Sat 16/05/2009 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England Sun 17/05/2009 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England Tue 19/05/2009 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England Wed 20/05/2009 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England Fri 22/05/2009 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England Sat […]

Eric Clapton – Concerts in Japan February 2009 – with Jeff Beck

Unfortunately my Japanese is not very good, but I think what they are saying on this Japanese site is that Eric will play in Japan in February 2009: Japan Tour 2009 2月12日(木)大阪城H (Osaka)   13日(金)大阪城H (Osaka)   15日(日)武道館 (Budokan)   18日(水)武道館 (Budokan)   19日(木)武道館 (Budokan)   21日(土)埼玉SPA With ジェフ・ベック (Saitama)   22日(日)埼玉SPA With ジェフ・ベック (Saitama)   24日(火)武道館 (Budokan)   25日(水)武道館 (Budokan)   27日(金)武道館 (Budokan)   28日(土)武道館 (Budokan) […]

Eric Clapton – O2 Dublin show in May 2009

Eric Clapton is going to play the new Dublin arena on Wednesday May 11, 2009. Aiken Promotions are proud to present… Eric Clapton ‘Special Fully Seated Show’ Live at the o2, dublin 11th May 2009 Tickets on sale thurs 23rd OCT at 9am Tickets will be fully seated: 76.25, 91.25 Euros on sale next Thursday […]

Eric Clapton – Australia and New Zealand – Tour 2009

The rumors were right: Eric Clapton will play in Australia and New Zealand in March 2009. According to the TheHerald.com.au Eric will do 3 shows in Australia: one show in Sydney, one in Melbourne and on March 7 he will play at the Hope Estate Winery, Pokolbin. According to www.eventfinder.co.nz. Eric will return to Auckland, […]

Eric Clapton performs a private gig in London Tuesday 9 September 2008

Last night, Tuesday 9 September 2008, Eric Clapton and band played at the Floridita (formerly the Marquee club) in Soho, London. The performance was in aid of the Countryside Alliance. Eric Clapton Private Concert and Dinner Quintessentially has very limited access to one of the year’s hottest tickets, a rare private concert by Eric Clapton. […]

Eric Clapton – 2009 Tour Rumours

There have been rumours lately from various sources about concerts in 2009. According to Australian newspaper the West Australian Eric Clapton will perform in Perth next year. Superstars such as Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, John Mellencamp, Sting and Stevie Wonder will play Perth in coming months, with Neil Diamond, Eric Clapton, Paul Simon, Coldplay, AC/DC […]

Eric Clapton – Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival, Monte-Carlo – Saturday 23 August 2008

Set list: 01. Hoochie Coochie Man 02. Tell The Truth 03. Little Wing 04. Outside Woman Blues 05. Driftin’ 06. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out 07. Motherless Child 08. Travellin’ Riverside Blues 09. Running On Faith 10. Got To Get Better in A Little While 11. Little Queen of Spades 12. Before […]

Eric Clapton – Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival, Monte-Carlo – Friday 22 August 2008

Set list: 01. Layla 02. Hoochie Coochie Man 03. Here But I’m Gone 04. Outside Woman Blues 05. Driftin’ 06. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out 07. Motherless Child 08. Travellin’ Riverside Blues 09. Running On Faith 10. Got To Get Better in A Little While 11. Little Queen of Spades 12. Before […]

Eric Clapton – Hallenstadion, Zurich – Wednesday 20 August 2008

Though not as strong as last night’s performance in Wiesbaden, tonight’s concert in Zurich was still very good. Eric surprised everyone by playing Help Me, a Sonny Boy Williamson / Willie Dixon classic instead of Drifting. Isn’t it a Pity was reinstated, but Got to Get Better in a Little While remained. On Got to […]

Eric Clapton – Kurhaus-Bowling Green, Wiesbaden – Tuesday 19 August 2008

Tonight there were 2 major changes in the set list: Little Wing was played instead of Isn’t It A Pity and Motherless Children was replaced by Got To Get Better In A Little While! The concert took place on a village green in the center of Wiesbaden, an outdoor concert again. When we were driving […]

Eric Clapton – Königsplatz, München – Sunday 17 August 2008

Report from Heinrich H.: The Königsplatz, where the concert took place, is a beautiful setting for a concert. This concert was very good, I would say better than Berlin and Leipzig. Unfortunately most of the audience did not seem to react to the music all. Which is mystifying considering how terrific it was. The highlights […]

Eric Clapton – Waldbühne, Berlin – Friday 15 August 2008

The band: Doyle Bramhall II (guitar/vocals) Chris Stainton (keyboards) Willie Weeks (bass) Abe Laboriel Jr.(drums) Sharon White (backing vocals) Michelle John (vocals). Set list: 01. Tell The Truth 02. Key To The Highway 03. Hoochie Coochie Man 04. Here But I´m Gone 05. Outside Woman Blues 06. Isn´t It A Pity 07. Why Does Love […]

Eric Clapton – Skwer Kosciuszki, Gdynia Poland – Thursday 14 August 2008

Tonight Eric and his band played in Gdynia on the Baltic coast. The last time Eric performed in Poland was in 1979.The concert took place on Kościuszko Square. About 20 thousend people attended this show. Set list: 01. Tell The Truth 02. Key To The Highway 03. Hoochie Coochie Man 04. Here But I’m Gone […]

Eric Clapton – Arena Leipzig – Tuesday 12 August 2008

Photo: Leipzig Live Tonight Eric and the band played the first of the four German concerts in Leipzig, Germany. It was extremely hot in the hall, and at first it looked like the concert would be the same as in Iceland. The first song of the concert, “Tell The Truth” didn’t sound too exciting. But […]

Eric Clapton – Skanderborg Festival, Skanderborg Denmark – Sunday 10 August 2008

UPDATED 12 AUGUST 2008 – visit this site for beautiful photos of the concert! (Thank you Sally for this link!). Another newspaper review of the concert: Stiften (Thanks Hans Henrik Bøttger). Tonight Eric headlined the Skanderborg Festival. Skanderborg festival is an annual music festival held in a beech forest in the vicinity of Skanderborg. 01. […]