The Editor of Where's Eric! was clearing out a closet and tucked away behind some old cricket bats, gloves, and pads was a box with copies of Issue 37! A bit karmic that it was found this weekend, as #37 featured coverage of Eric Clapton's first Crossroads Guitar Festival, which took place exactly six years ago (4, 5, 6 June 2004). It also had extensive reports on the 2004 Guitar Auction, EC's World Tour and an exclusive with Albert Lee. We've updated our inventory and Issue 37 can once again be purchased as a back issue.
The 2010 European Tour for Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood is beginning to wind-down, but not so the music! On 5 June, the duo performed a monster two plus hour set on Munich's Konigsplatz. One fan who contacted Where's Eric! shortly after the concert ended said, "This is why I go to so many EC concerts - to witness and hear such great music. The gig was overwhelmingly marvelous with monster guitar by Eric and Steve and Steve's B3 in the beautiful setting of the Konigsplatz in Munich.
Call it the Slowhand Show Search, the Clapton Gigography, the Eric Clapton Tourography, the EC Gig Finder, or even Eric's "Just One Nights". The Where's Eric! Team has rolled out a fully updated Eric Clapton Tour Section on whereseric.com covering the years 1990 to 2010. Almost a year in the making, this archival section currently has information on 1,058 events from the last twenty years.
Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood's 2010 European Tour stopped at Hamburg's Colorline Arena on Thursday, 3 June. Sharing the stage with them are Chris Stainton (keyboards), Willie Weeks (bass), Steve Gadd (drums), Michelle John (backing vocals) and Sharon White (backing vocals). The set list was identical to that performed in Berlin the previous evening. One fan who checked in via text message wrote, "An outstanding show - Eric, Steve and the band were on fire!"