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Eric Clapton Featured On United We Swing

on February 5, 2018 - 7:10pm

"United We Swing: Best of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Galas," will be released March 23 on Blue Engine Records. The disc features a star-studded roster of guest artists including Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, James Taylor, John Mayer, John Legend, Willie Nelson and more. Proceeds support Jazz at Lincoln Center's music education programs. 

Eric C performs "I'm Not Rough" alongside the Wynton Marsalis Septet.

The album will be issued on CD and vinyl. Pre-order at jazz.org/swing.

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30th Anniversary Eric Clapton Stratocaster With Black Journeyman Relic Finish

on January 28, 2018 - 6:02pm

In 1987 Eric Clapton retired his famous Stratocaster, “Blackie”, and approached the Fender Custom Shop to design a replacement to his specifications. Fender unveiled the result in 1988: the Eric Clapton Signature Stratocaster and the first guitar in the company's Artist Series.

To celebrate the EC Signature Strat's milestone anniversary, Fender has announced the Limited Edition Eric Clapton 30th Anniversary Stratocaster with the new Journeyman Relic® finish in black. Available only in 2018, there is a custom-built version and master-built option.

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Eric Clapton Breaks Out "The Core" In Paris

on January 25, 2018 - 7:44am

On January 23, Eric Clapton performed a by-invitation-only gig at the Théâtre Mogador in Paris. The band was Doyle Bramhall II, Paul Carrack, Nathan East, and newcomer Sonny Emory on drums.

The set list held quite a few surprises for Clapton aficionados. "Got To Get Better In A Little While" was back after an absence of several years. But, Eric kept the biggest surprise back until late in the show. For the first time since July 1978 at Blackbushe Aerodrome, he performed "The Core." The complete set list was:

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New Configurations Of Concert For George Available February 25

on January 18, 2018 - 7:08am

In honor of George Harrison's 75th birthday on February 25, Concert For George has been remastered. Available February 23, it is available in the following configurations: Deluxe Limited Edition Box Set, 4-LP Box Set, 2-CD + 2-DVD Combo Pack, 2-CD + 2-Blu-rays Combo Pack and 2-CD. All are available now for pre-order.

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Eric Clapton On Planet Rock

on January 13, 2018 - 9:37pm

On Sunday, January 14 at 7PM, UK residents can hear Eric Clapton on Planet Rock Radio. EC recently recorded a My Planet Rocks Special for the station to coincide with the release of the documentary, Life In 12 Bars. During the special broadcast, he'll chat about the film, talk about the legendary jam when Jimi Hendrix joined Cream on stage at the Regent Street Polytechnic in 1966 and share behind-the-scenes details from the 2005 Cream Reunion. Eric will also talk about his musical influences, his upcoming sold-out show in Hyde Park and play some of his favorite tracks.

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