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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......

Eric Clapton Jams With The Allman Brothers A Second Time! Historic Show at NYC's Beacon Theatre

[Updated] On 20 March, Eric Clapton again joined The Allman Brothers Band on stage at New York City's Beacon Theatre for a seven-song set that left those in attendance speechless. Although the 19th was an excellent performance, the 20th was one of those magic nights that music fans live for. One fan wrote to Where's Eric, "Astonishing. I had anticipated Clapton playing humble sideman, but Eric's presence pushed the band through the roof from the moment he took the stage. As a confessed Cream-era devotee, seeing EC play in that scenario / venue was like a dream. Trucks / Haynes were appropriately unrestrained and there was never a condescending sense of "staying out of Clapton's way". Like the previous evening, EC's long-time guitar technician, Lee Dickson, was spotted during intermission setting up EC's gear.

Allman Brothers Band & Guest Eric Clapton: Beacon Theatre NYC

On 20 March, Eric Clapton joined the Allman Brothers Band on stage at The Beacon Theatre in New York City for the second of two historic guest appearances. The only other guest was Danny Louis of Gov't Mule, who sat in on "Forty-Four" and "Layla". Oteil Burbridge opened the show by performing "Little Martha" solo on bass. Mountain Jam was the first full song performed by the band and they returned to it to close out the first set. During the second set, EC sat in on seven songs including "Stormy Monday," "Dreams" and "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed." For band lineups, set list, and fan reviews,...

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