Eric Clapton kicked off his 2014 Tour in Tokyo on February 18. This year marks 40 years of touring Japan for Eric. And like his first visit in 1974, he opened the Japanese dates at the Nippon Budokan. The sold-out crowd was in their seats before lights out and the concert started promptly at 7PM which is the norm in Japan. Eric and his band treated the audience to the guitarist's biggest hits, blues and gems from his back catalog with quite a few surprises including "Honest Man," "After Midnight" and "Alabama Woman". The complete opening night set list was:
Eric Clapton today announced an additional U.S. tour stop. He will be in concert at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham, Alabama on May 2. Tickets go on sale to the general public February 21 at 10AM via Ticketmaster.com. Other U.S. cities to be visited include New Orleans and Memphis. For a complete list of all officially announced 2014 concerts, including ticket purchase details, visit the Eric Clapton Tour Calendar on this site.
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