June 2009 marks the 30th Anniversary of the first Amnesty International benefit show, "The Secret Policeman's Ball." In the ensuing years, a series of Secret Policeman's Balls have taken place in England to raise fund for the human rights organization. To celebrate the anniversary, a retrospective film festival will take place in New York City and Los Angeles in June and July 2009. Eric Clapton appeared at "The Secret Policeman's Other Ball" in September 1981 dueting with Jeff Beck. That night also featured performances from Sting, Bob Geldof, Phil Collins and Donovan.
The live video version of "Badge" by Eric Clapton has been pulled from the vault and added to the Eric Clapton Video archive as part of our weekly feature, "Video Thursday". Click "Read More" below to watch the video, or head over to the Videos Section to have a look. Check back next week to see what else is in store.
Fan reviews from the Twin Cities have arrived - according to one, for fans it was a great night. But a local newspaper had a different story. The set list was rearranged a bit; "Crossroads" was added back and performed in the first part of the concert. For the first time, Cocaine was moved to the encore with Dear Mr. Fantasy,...
"Moogis Mondays" 22 and 29 June 2009 with Eric Clapton & The Allman Brothers Band. Enter-to-win access to moogis.com on 29 June!
On 19 and 20 March 2009, Eric Clapton was a guest of The Allman Brothers Band at New York City's Beacon Theatre. Those concerts were broadcast live on moogis.com. Moogis subscribers had a virtual front-row seat to all the concerts! If you missed out, here's your chance to see Eric and the Allmans on "Moogis Mondays." On 22 June, Moogis will broadcast the 19 March concert. On 29 June, Moogis will broadcast the 20 March concert. Fans can see these historic performances for $15 per show.