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Eric Clapton Birthday Contest!

March is Eric’s birthday month, so we’re celebrating in style. If you weren’t able to get your hands on one of the 50 limited edition 16x24 Pacific Rim posters, then you’re in luck! We’re giving two test prints of these posters away, so celebrate Eric’s birthday by winning a gift for yourself.

To enter the contest, send an email to ecaccesscontest@gmail.com with your full name, mailing address and phone number. Two winners will be chosen at random. The contest ends on Eric’s birthday, 3/30/2009, so make sure you have your submissions in by then!

Attention All Where's Eric! Magazine Subscribers: Postal Address Updates Needed For Issue 41

Where's Eric! Issue 41 is currently being put together by the Where's Eric! Editorial Team. As always, the magazine will feature exclusive reviews, interviews (including Buddy Guy and Abe Laboriel, Jr.), photos, special features and a trainspotter's guide to the set lists. In the new issue, we'll even be giving away a Fender Stratocaster autographed by Buddy Guy to a lucky subscriber to celebrate the release of his most recent CD, Skin Deep, along with autographed copies of the CD. If you have moved since Issue 40 was sent to you, please email the editorial team with your new postal address by 5 April 2009 so there is sufficient time to update all subscriber records prior to mailing. When writing, please include:
1) your full name, 2) your old postal address and 3) your new postal address. A publication date for Issue 41 has not been finalized. When the magazine is ready to mail, an article will be published here on the Where's Eric! homepage along with a sneak peek of the contents....

Arc Angels Opening For Eric Clapton Spring 2009

The eagerly anticipated reunion of the Arc Angels features original band members Charlie Sexton, Doyle Bramhall II and Chris Layton performing together again. After more than a decade apart, the band has entered the studio to record new music, is slated to open for Eric Clapton on his Spring tour, and will release a Live CD / DVD with a U.S. summer tour to follow. "Charlie and I started to write together again and decided that we should get the band back together. The chemistry that we all have together is one entity and it's something very real. It's fun," said Bramhall. "We're trying to take advantage and savor the good things and one of the good things is the Arc Angels," added Charlie Sexton. Their official reunion concert takes place on 20 March during the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas. Bramhall is well-known to Clapton's fans having collaborated with him in the studio since 2000.

Bramhall II, Doyle

Doyle Bramhall II was born in Dallas, Texas on 24 December 1968 but was raised in Austin. His father, drummer Doyle Bramhall, is a Texas music legend known for his work with Lightning Hopkins, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimmie Vaughan in the 1960s and 1970s. At age 16, Doyle Bramhall......

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