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Eric Clapton Opens US Tour In Columbus

  • Eric Clapton Opens US Tour In Columbus
    Posted by rajohn  |  September 09, 2022
    Eric Clapton opened his 2022 series of U.S. concert dates on September 8 at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio. On the day on which the U.K.'s longest reigning monarch passed away ending a 70 year era of British history, Eric opened the show by playing "God Save The Queen" alone in tribute to Queen Elizabeth II. At the start of the acousitic set, prior to "Driftin," Eric also spoke about his memories of the Queen as a young lad. The show contained a few big suprises "Tearing Us Apart" as the opening song with the full band, a funky "After Midnight" in the acoustic set and "The Sky Is Crying" which has not been a part of the set list since the January 1984 tour.  Eric’s band was Doyle Bramhall II, Paul Carrack, Nathan East, Sonny Emory and Chris Stainton with Sharon White on backing vocals.  All shows have Jimmie Vaughan as special guest. The complete opening night set list was: 01. God Save The Queen02. Tearing Us Apart03. Key To The Highway04. River Of Tears05. Hoochie Coochie Man06. I Shot The Sheriff07. Driftin'08. After Midnight09. Nobody Knows You When You're Down And out10. Layla11. Tears In Heaven12. Badge12. Wonderful Tonight14. Crossroads15. The Sky Is Crying16. Cocaine17. Before You Accuse Me - with Jimmie Vaughan (Encore) Band Lineup:Eric Clapton - guitar / vocalsNathan East - bass / vocalsSonny Emory - drumsDoyle Bramhall - guitar / vocalsChris Stainton - keyboardsPaul Carrack - organ / keyboards / vocalsSharon White - vocals Get tickets for all shows at ticketmaster.com UPCOMING ERIC CLAPTON 2022 U.S. CONCERT DATES:September 10            Detroit, MI                   Little Caesars ArenaSeptember 12            Chicago, IL                  United CenterSeptember 13            Chicago, IL                  United CenterSeptember 16            Boston, MA                 TD Bank GardenSeptember 18            New York, NY              Madison Square Garden            September 19            New York, NY              Madison Square Garden
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on September 9, 2022 - 2:05am
Eric Clapton opened his 2022 series of U.S. concert dates on September 8 at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio. On the day on which the U.K.'s longest reigning monarch passed away ending a 70 year era of British history, Eric opened the show by playing "God Save The Queen" alone in tribute to Queen Elizabeth II. At the start of the acousitic set, prior to "Driftin," Eric also spoke about his memories of the Queen as a young lad. The show contained a few big suprises "Tearing Us Apart" as the opening song with the full band, a funky "After Midnight" in the acoustic set and "The Sky Is Crying" which has not been a part of the set list since the January 1984 tour.  Eric’s band was Doyle Bramhall II, Paul Carrack, Nathan East, Sonny Emory and Chris Stainton with Sharon White on backing vocals.  All shows have Jimmie Vaughan as special guest. The complete opening night set list was: 01. God Save The Queen02. Tearing Us Apart03. Key To The Highway04. River Of Tears05. Hoochie Coochie Man06. I Shot The Sheriff07. Driftin'08. After Midnight09. Nobody Knows You When You're Down And out10. Layla11. Tears In Heaven12. Badge12. Wonderful Tonight14. Crossroads15. The Sky Is Crying16. Cocaine17. Before You Accuse Me - with Jimmie Vaughan (Encore) Band Lineup:Eric Clapton - guitar / vocalsNathan East - bass / vocalsSonny Emory - drumsDoyle Bramhall - guitar / vocalsChris Stainton - keyboardsPaul Carrack - organ / keyboards / vocalsSharon White - vocals Get tickets for all shows at ticketmaster.com UPCOMING ERIC CLAPTON 2022 U.S. CONCERT DATES:September 10            Detroit, MI                   Little Caesars ArenaSeptember 12            Chicago, IL                  United CenterSeptember 13            Chicago, IL                  United CenterSeptember 16            Boston, MA                 TD Bank GardenSeptember 18            New York, NY              Madison Square Garden            September 19            New York, NY              Madison Square Garden
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