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Support Acts for Eric Clapton - New Zealand and Australia

Eric Clapton and His Band are on their way to New Zealand and Australia for dates in early March following their 11 date tour of Japan in February. Support for the show in Auckland, New Zealand will be the Danny McCrum Band. For the gig in Hunter Valley, Australia it will be Jeff Lang and Ian Moss. In Sydney, it will be Jeff Lang. No support has been announced for the 10 March date in Melbourne. ...

Eric Clapton Wraps Up Tokyo Concerts: Budokan Night 7

Eric Clapton and His Band closed out a seven night residency at Tokyo's Budokan with a slightly short of two-hours performance on 28 February. The mix of songs drew heavily on EC's back catalog and included a good number of blues standards. Amongst the evening's strongest numbers were "Hoochie Coochie Man," "Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad" "Cocaine" and the perennial fan-favorite, "I Shot The Sheriff." EC's solo acoustic number, "Driftin'" was also given high marks by those in attendance. As the crowd exited the venue, Eric's road crew were hard at work breaking down the stage and stowing all the gear so it could be shipped to Auckland, New Zealand for the next gig on the Winter Tour. That show happens 4 March....

Eric Clapton & His Band: Budokan, Tokyo, Japan

This was the 7th and final night of EC's residency at the Budokan. The performance also marked the last of the Japan dates for the current tour. Check out the reviews from two fans who were there ......

Eric Clapton: Tokyo Budokan Night 6

After a night off, Eric Clapton returned to the Budokan for the next to last performance of his 7 night residency at the Budokan on 27 February. The 18 song set lasted just about two hours. Radio staples "Layla," "I Shot The Sheriff," "Cocaine" and "Wonderful Tonight" shared the setlist with classic blues like "Hoochie Coochie Man," "Key To The Highway," and "Driftin." ...

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