ONLY 4 U.S. CONCERTS THIS YEAR! TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR SELECT SHOWS. Eric Clapton will kick off his four-date U.S. Tour on April 27 in Louisiana, where he will headline the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Although VIP packages are sold out, single day tickets remain. From New Orleans, Eric and his band will head to Memphis, Tennessee for a sold out show on the banks of the Mississippi on April 30.
Paul Carrack checked in this week with Where's Eric! during a break in his solo tour. He's a relative newcomer to Eric Clapton's band, having only joined in March 2013. Called a "national treasure" and "the man with the golden voice" by the BBC, he's enjoyed chart success as a solo performer and with the bands Ace, Squeeze, Roxy Music and Mike + The Mechanics. Here's what Paul had to say about the February / March concerts and working with the incredible musicians that makeup EC's band:
Eric Clapton's 2014 Tour resumes April 27 with the guitarist's first headlining appearance at the 45th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. That gig will be followed by a handful of U.S. shows with U.K. and European concerts in June. Eric has assembled a new band for these dates. There will be familiar faces and some old friends who haven't been out on tour with EC in quite some time. Joining Eric on stage in April, May and June will be Andy Fairweather Low (guitar), Dave Bronze (bass), Henry Spinetti (drums), Chris Stainton (keyboards), Paul Carrack (keyboards), Sharon White (backing vocals) and Michelle John (backing vocals). Andy last toured the U.S.
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