Johnny Winter, one of America’s greatest blues-rockers, has been added to the lineup for Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival on 26 June. Born in Texas in 1944, the guitarist formed a band with his brother, Edgar Winter, in their teens. By 1960, he had recorded his first singles as Johnny and the Jammers. Discovering the blues, Johnny played and recorded with Texas R&B outfits through the 1960s steadily building his reputation as a guitarist.
Calling All Fans! Get Ready To Submit Set Lists and Write Your Concert Reviews. The Eric Clapton / Steve Winwood Tour Kicks Off
Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood are getting ready to hit the road in Europe for their highly anticipated 16-date tour. It starts 18 May at Birmingham's LG Arena, followed by two nights at London's Wembley Arena on the 20th and 21st. The duo then heads to Belgium, France, and Switzerland with stops in 7 other countries. If you're heading to one or more of the gigs, why not send the details to Where's Eric!?
Legendary musicians Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood kick off their 16 date European 2010 Tour on 18 May at the LG Arena in Birmingham, England. The tour includes two nights at London’s Wembley Arena, an "open air" concert on the Konigsplatz in Munich, plus “one night only” stops in Antwerp, Paris, Arnhem, Berlin, Vienna, Belgrade, Istanbul and other cities. Eric and Steve will be joined on stage by Chris Stainton (keyboards), Willie Weeks (bass) Steve Gadd (drums) with backing vocals by Michelle John and Sharon White.
On 27 April 2010, Universal Music released several bonus CDs from their Deluxe Edition series as individual discs in both physical and digital formats. Cream is represented with "Disraeli Gears - Rarities Edition." The single disc has 20 tracks and includes the mono mix of the album along with demos and studio outtakes. Eric Clapton's solo career is represented with "461 Ocean Boulevard - Rarities Edition." The 11 tracks were recorded live at London's Hammersmith Odeon on 4 and 5 December 1974.