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    Eric Clapton joined on stage by Carlos Santana for High Time We Went! Eric Clapton kicked of his run of U.S. dates at the newly opened Chase Center in San Francisco on Thursday, September 11. The performance started with a firm fan-favorite: "Pretending" - with lots of wah-wah - from 1989's Journeym... Read More
    Eric Clapton joined on stage by Carlos Santana for High Time We Went! Eric Clapton kicked of his run of U.S. dates at the newly opened Chase Center in San Francisco on Thursday, September 11. The performance started with a firm fan-favorite: "Pretending" - with lots of wah-wah - from 1989's Journeyman. Eric balanced the evening's set list with a mix of his worldwide hits and blues including "Hoochie Coochie Man," "I Shot The Sheriff", "Tears In Heaven," and electric "Layla". For the encore, there was a special treat for the sold-out crowd as Carlos Santana joined Eric on stage for the encore, "High Time We Went". For these dates, Eric’s band is Doyle Bramhall II, Nathan East, Chris Stainton, Paul Carrack, Steve Gadd, Sharon White and Katie Kissoon. Next on the schedule are gigs in Las Vegas on September 13 and Phoenix on September 14th. Eric's U.S. dates will culminate in the two-night Crossroads Guitar Festival on September 20 and 21.  Learn how to help Where's Eric! document Eric Clapton's performances with reviews and photos here.  Review submitted by Dean Owen:Eric Clapton Wednesday night demonstrated his mastery of the guitar and led the gifted musicians of his band through a powerful 14-song set.  He then surprised the audience at the new Chase Center in San Francisco by bringing Carlos Santana on for the encore. Among the highlights: - Key to the Highway where Eric and Doyle Bramhall traded raging solos, the latter employing a glass slide, adding depth to the song, not unlike that of Duane Allman on the Layla album from 1970. - Eric poignantly honored his son Conor, who died tragically in 1991 at age 6, with two songs - Circus Left Town and Tears in Heaven. The shuffle-style arrangement on the latter was as unexpected as it was admired and appreciated. - The belief by some that Eric's best days may be over would have been convinced otherwise by his powerful, thunderous guitar work on Badge, as he and Bramhall traded screaming solos. - After extended solos by Paul Carrack (organ) and Chris Stainton (piano) on Little Queen of Spades, Eric brought members of the audience to their feet with the opening chords of Layla. This is my person favorite among Eric's vast repertoire and from the audience's reaction Wednesday night, it was clear I am not alone.  Eric and the band then left the stage only to return a few minutes with Carlos Santana. They burst into a rousing, rowdy, rendition of High Time We Went. Carrack took over the reins and directed all the musicians through solos, the highlight of which was Santana's raucous and engaging performance. It was evident he was thrilled to be sharing the stage with his compatriot of several decades. They bowed in honor of each other as they left the stage at 10:40 pm. For this fan of more than 50 years it was a "deja vu moment." I last saw Eric introduce Santana as a surprise guest in August of 1975 at Frost Amphitheater on the campus of Stanford University. Tonight's show and that one more than 40 years ago, will long - and fondly - be remembered.  Eric Clapton & His Band11 September 2019 Set List01. Pretending02. Key to the Highway03. Hoochie Coochie Man04. I Shot The Sheriff05. Driftin Blues06. Circus Left Town07. Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out08. Tears in Heaven09. Badge10. Holy Mother11. Crossroads12. Little Queen of Spades13. Layla14. High Time We Went (encore) with Carlos Santana The Band:Eric Clapton - guitar / vocalsNathan East - bass / vocalsSteve Gadd - drumsDoyle Bramhall - guitar / vocalsChris Stainton - keyboardsPaul Carrack - organ / keyboards / vocalsKatie Kissoon - vocalsSharon White - vocals
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    Eric Clapton's Sold Out Crossroads Guitar Festival To Be Simulcast Live On Nugs.tv Worldwide! Known amongst his peers as a great collaborator, Eric Clapton will perform the fifth installment of his Crossroads Guitar Festival, on Friday, September 20, and Saturday, September 21 from the American Airl... Read More
    Eric Clapton's Sold Out Crossroads Guitar Festival To Be Simulcast Live On Nugs.tv Worldwide! Known amongst his peers as a great collaborator, Eric Clapton will perform the fifth installment of his Crossroads Guitar Festival, on Friday, September 20, and Saturday, September 21 from the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas. It promises two nights of live music performances and impromptu collaborations from the world's most legendary guitar players. It will be available on nugs.tv at 8 p.m. ET on Friday September 20th and 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, September 21st. Logistically, consumers worldwide can now order Eric Clapton's Crossroads Festival Pay-Per-View online at http://nugs.tv with a credit card or by using PayPal on any internet-connected device: Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad, Android device, or SmartTV web browser.  The Pay-Per-View may also be ordered via the nugs.net app available to consumers on AppleTV, iOS, or Android. They may also watch on internet-connected devices or TV via AirPlay, ChromeCast, or natively in the nugs.net AppleTV app.  PC and Mac users may connect their computer to their TV via HDMI for a home theater viewing experience.  The price for each event is US $39.99 and will be transacted at locally equivalent exchange rates. It was announced previously that North American audiences will also have access to the Pay-Per-View via their local Cable, Satellite, Telco and Digital outlets. The 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival will have a different line up each night that includes Eric Clapton, John Mayer, Jeff Beck, Joe Walsh, Bonnie Raitt, Sheryl Crow, Peter Frampton, Robert Cray, Vince Gill, Jimmie Vaughan and the Tedeschi Trucks Band. Other confirmed artists are Alan Darby, Albert Lee, Andy Fairweather Low, Billy Gibbons, Bradley Walker, Buddy Guy, Daniel Santiago, Doyle Bramhall II, Gustavo Santaolalla, James Bay, Jerry Douglas, Jonny Lang, Keb Mo, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Los Lobos, Pedro Martins, Robert Randolph, Sonny Landreth and Tom Misch. Both nights are expected to be at least a four-hour performance. Of course, Eric will perform each evening. All profits from the Festival will benefit The Crossroads Centre in Antigua, a treatment and education facility founded by Eric for chemically dependent persons. The Crossroads Centre, AntiguaFounded in 1998, Crossroads Centre, Antigua was created to provide treatment and education to chemically and alcohol dependent persons, their families and their significant others. Treatment is provided through residential care, family and aftercare programs. The pathway to recovery is founded on the 12 steps and a change in lifestyle. Crossroads Centre, Antigua also operates a 16 bed halfway house in Antigua called the Bevon House and facilitates various ongoing recovery initiatives on the island of Antigua and the Caribbean.www.crossroadsantigua.org
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    Fans Invited To Send Reviews And Photos. Great Seats Still Available. Eric Clapton hits the road later this week and here's your chance to tell everyone about hearing your favorite songs live or that extra dose of blues power when EC plays a solo! Help document the U.S. concerts and Crossroads Guita... Read More
    Fans Invited To Send Reviews And Photos. Great Seats Still Available. Eric Clapton hits the road later this week and here's your chance to tell everyone about hearing your favorite songs live or that extra dose of blues power when EC plays a solo! Help document the U.S. concerts and Crossroads Guitar Festival by sending reviews and photos to info@whereseric.com. Fan content is hosted permanently on whereseric.com in the Eric Clapton Tour Archive and Photo Gallery. Absolutely no video / audio recording or flash photography. A few quick snaps taken with a smartphone camera or a small point and shoot that fits in a pocket are okay. Larger cameras - those with detachable lenses or those that don’t fit in a shirt pocket – are not allowed in any of the venues. Always check your ticket and venue website to confirm venue policies as they sometimes change. Eric’s band is Doyle Bramhall II, Nathan East, Chris Stainton, Paul Carrack, Steve Gadd, Sharon White and Katie Kissoon. Jimmie Vaughan and The Tilt-A-Whirl Band will play an opening set in San Francisco, Las Vegas and Phoenix. Jimmie will also be one of the many guests joining Eric in Dallas for the two-night Crossroads Guitar Festival. Head to Ticketmaster.com for tickets. Great seats still available! ERIC CLAPTON SEPTEMBER 2019 U.S. CONCERTS 11 Sept 2019      Chase Center, San Francisco           Ticketmaster / San Francisco 13 Sept 2019      T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas                Ticketmaster / Las Vegas 14 Sept 2019     Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix   Ticketmaster / Phoenix ERIC CLAPTON'S 2019 CROSSROADS GUITAR FESTIVAL 20 Sept 2019     American Airlines Center, Dallas        Ticketmaster / Friday Sept 20 21 Sept 2019    American Airlines Center, Dallas         Ticketmaster / Saturday Sept 21
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