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Winwood / Clapton: Who's Who in the Band for US Tour

On 11 February, Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood announced a 14 city U.S. tour that kicks off 10 June in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The tour follows their collaboration at the Chicago Crossroads Guitar Festival in July 2007 and three concerts at Madison Square Garden in February 2008. These shows were acclaimed by fans and critics alike. Double-disc DVD and CD sets recorded at the Madison Square Garden concerts are expected later this spring. The Winwood / Clapton 2009 performances will certainly be amongst the "must see" shows of the U.S. summer concert season. Eric and Steve will be joined on stage by Chris Stainton (keyboards), Willie Weeks (bass) and Abe Laboriel, Jr. (drums). ...

EC Spring 2009 Tour: Tim Carmon Joins The Band!

In May 2009, Eric Clapton will kick-off a 14 date Ireland / UK tour with performances in Dublin, Liverpool, Manchester and an 11 night residency at London's Royal Albert Hall. For these dates, an additional player has been added to the band lineup ... Tim Carmon on keyboards. The complete Eric Clapton Band lineup for all May 2009 dates is now Chris Stainton (keyboards), Tim Carmon (keyboards), Steve Gadd (drums), Andy Fairweather-Low (guitar), Willie Weeks (bass), Sharon White (backing vocals) and Michelle John (backing vocals)....

2008 and beyond - History and Lineups

In a 29 March 2007 interview with the Associated Press, Eric Clapton said that after the second Crossroads Guitar Festival (28 July 2007), "I'm going to disappear for a year or two and have some fun." As has become the norm, Eric's self-imposed "time off" didn't last very long. Before......

Carmon, Tim

Tim Carmon was born and raised in Washington, D.C. His career eventually took him to Los Angeles. In addition to playing keyboards, Tim Carmon is also a drummer, vocalist, and producer. He is a graduate of the Duke Ellington School of Arts. A few of the artists he has worked......

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