Legendary guitarist Eric
Clapton has hit the road with a new band in 2014 and today has announced his fourth
and final U.S. date of the year. Clapton's brief U.S. tour includes a headlining performance at Jazz Fest in New Orleans,
which starts the run on April 27. Then, Slowhand and his band play Mud Island Amphitheatre
in Memphis on April 29, before ending the tour with visits to Oak Mountain (Pelham, AL) on
May 2 and Chastain Park Amphitheatre (Atlanta, GA) on May 3.
Eric has mixed members of his 2013 band with old friends to form a new group as in 2014 EC
has been backed by Nathan East (bass), Steve Gadd (drums), Chris Stainton (keyboards),
Carrack (keyboards), Sharon White (backing vocals) and Michelle John (backing vocals).
According to Where's Eric, season tickets for the venue go on
sale March 2 at 10 a.m. ET at chastaintickets.com. Individual concerts go on sale to the general
public on March 15 at 10 a.m. ET via Ticketmaster.com. Where's Eric also shares the news
that the Atlanta date will be Clapton's final 2014 date in the states.
Eric Clapton U.S. Tour Dates 2014:
April 27 - New Orleans, LA / New Orleans Jazz Festival
April 30 - Memphis, TN / Mud Island Amphitheatre
May 2 - Pelham, AL / Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
May 3 - Atlanta, GA / Chastain Park Amphitheatre
[via Where's Eric]
[Published on: 2/24/14]