Since the Eric Clapton / Steve Winwood tour kicked off in New Jersey ten days ago, fans have been calling it "awesome", "outstanding from beginning to end" and "a concert not to be missed." It was no different Saturday 20 June 2009 at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Nebraska, where the tour reached it's half-way point. Eric and Steve continue to fine-tune the set list. The Derek and the Dominos classic, "Tell The Truth", seems to have been dropped permanently. "Little Wing" has now been absent for 3 performances.
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Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood reached the half-way point of their 14-date U.S. Tour with their performance at the Qwest Center in Omaha. "Crossroads" was dropped from the set. As in St. Paul two evenings ago, "Cocaine" was moved into the encore with "Dear Mr. Fantasy." Were you lucky enough to be there? Why not send your review to firstname.lastname@example.org for fans around the world to read and enjoy?...News
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.News
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.News