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Eric Clapton To Perform In Vienna and Mannheim

[Updated with Vienna concert details]  Eric Clapton has added two additional concerts to his June 2014 itinerary it was announced today. The guitar legend will perform at the SAP Arena in Mannheim, Germany on June 24 and Vienna, Austria on June 26. The Mannheim tickets were immediately put on sale via a special pre-sale and can be purchased via Eventim. The general public on sale is this Friday, January 24.

New Eric Clapton and Hiroshi Fujiwara Guitar from C.F. Martin & Co

Debuting this week at the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California will be a new Eric Clapton signature guitar from C.F. Martin & Company. Limited to 181 instruments, the OM-ECHF Navy Blues is the guitar maker's third collaboration with Eric Clapton and Japanese musician, producer and designer, Hiroshi Fujiwara. Unlike it's predecessors in the series - the Bellezza Nera (Black Beauty) and the Bellezza Bianca (White Beauty) - this OM incorporates the longer 25.4" scale for added string tension and tonal projection. The neck and body are lacquered and polished with a striking dark navy coloration combined with East Indian rosewood back and sides and a European spruce soundboard. Each OM-ECHF Navy Blues guitar bears an interior label that is individually numbered and personally signed by Eric Clapton, Hiroshi Fujiwara, C.F. Martin IV and Dick Boak, the company's Director of Artist Relations.so

EC On The Cover Of Record Collector

Eric Clapton is the cover story in the January 2014 issue of Record Collector. In the feature article, Terry Staunton looks back at the story behind the now classic album, 461 Ocean Boulevard. The issues is available at news agents, by subscription and digitally from iTunes.

Record Collector #423 - Eric Clapton Cover

New Eric Clapton And Hiroshi Fujiwara Guitar From C.F. Martin & Co

Debuting this week at the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California will be a new Eric Clapton signature guitar from C.F. Martin & Company. Limited to 181 instruments, the OM-ECHF Navy Blues is the guitar maker's third collaboration with Eric Clapton and Japanese musician, producer and designer, Hiroshi Fujiwara. Unlike it's predecessors in the series - the Bellezza Nera (Black Beauty) and the Bellezza Bianca (White Beauty) - this OM incorporates the longer 25.4" scale for added string tension and tonal projection.

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