Eric Clapton Jams With The Allman Brothers A Second Time! Historic Show at NYC's Beacon Theatre

[Updated] On 20 March, Eric Clapton again joined The Allman Brothers Band on stage at New York City's Beacon Theatre for a seven-song set that left those in attendance speechless. Although the 19th was an excellent performance, the 20th was one of those magic nights that music fans live for. One fan wrote to Where's Eric, "Astonishing. I had anticipated Clapton playing humble sideman, but Eric's presence pushed the band through the roof from the moment he took the stage. As a confessed Cream-era devotee, seeing EC play in that scenario / venue was like a dream. Trucks / Haynes were appropriately unrestrained and there was never a condescending sense of "staying out of Clapton's way". Like the previous evening, EC's long-time guitar technician, Lee Dickson, was spotted during intermission setting up EC's gear. Stepping out a few songs into the second set with his daphne blue signature stratocaster, EC's set with the Allman Brothers was "Key To The Highway," "Stormy Monday," "Dreams," "Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad," "Little Wing," an epic version of "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed," and the evening's encore, "Layla." If you were lucky enough to be there, the Where's Eric! Team wants to hear from you! Send your comments or full-fledged review of the entire gig to info@whereseric.com. The Where's Eric! Team will post them in the "Special Gigs" section of the Tour Section of this site. There will also be full coverage (including exclusive photos) in the next issue of Where's Eric! Magazine. For further details about this historic second show including the complete set list, ...

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