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[Article Includes Complete Sale Details] On the afternoon of 9 March, Bonhams New York conducted a 4 hour sale of 138 lots to aid Crossroads Centre in Antigua, an addiction recovery facility founded by Eric Clapton in 1998. Two vieiwing rooms in New York City were jam-packed with bidders, as was the Los Angeles salesroom which participated by a simulcast. Additionally, there were bidders online and on the phone.News
Eric Clapton's 2011 World Tour stopped at the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk for the first of two shows on 8 March. It was another strong performance according to early reports. For the first time this tour, "Tell The Truth," made an appearance in the set list, replacing "Before You Accuse Me." "Old Love," "I Shot The Sheriff" and "Badge" were again stand out numbers. One long-time fan told Where's Eric, "EC was here in LA tonight, in great voice and exemplary musicianship.News
The first leg of Eric Clapton's 2011 World Tour wraps this week with two shows at Gibson Amphitheater in Universal City, California on 8 and 9 March. Like all previous dates, Eric's gigs in Sacramento, Las Vegas and San Diego received consistently high praise from fans who attended. Here's what some of them told Where's Eric!:
Sacramento - 3 MarchNews
Legendary Guitarists Eric Clapton and Robbie Robertson Team Up On Robertson's New Album, "How To Become Clairvoyant"
Robbie Robertson, legendary guitarist, singer, songwriter and founding member of The Band, is set to release his fifth solo album, How To Become Clairvoyant. It's out first in Robertson's native Canada on 29 March, followed by the US on 5 April and the UK and EU on 12 April. Eric Clapton performs on 7 of the album's 12 tracks. Clapton wrote "Madam X" especially for this project and co-wrote "Fear Of Falling" and "Won't Be Back" with Roberton.News