Eric Clapton To Team With Santana, Steve Winwood & Gary Clark Jr. In London
Hyde Park in London will continue to host a series of annual British Summer Time concerts next year. Today, the British Summer Time Hyde Park 2018 series announced the performers scheduled to play the famed venue on July 8, 2018 including Eric Clapton.
Clapton first played Hyde Park with his short-lived supergroup Blind Faith on June 7, 1969. One of EC’s Blind Faith bandmates was Steve Winwood and he is also aboard to play Hyde Park on July 8. Additional special guests include Santana and Gary Clark Jr.. “I have happy memories of performing in Hyde Park in the past,” said Eric in a statement, “and I’m really looking forward to playing there again – the whole atmosphere is very special.”
Slowhand’s performance at Hyde Park will be his lone 2018 UK show. Tickets go on sale this Friday, December 1 at 9 a.m. local time.