Legendary guitarist Eric Clapton announced 8 tour dates in the United States for 2021. The 76-year-old musician will begin his tour in Fort Worth, Texas next September 13. Eric Clapton’s band for these shows will include Doyle Bramhall II, Paul Carrack, Nathan East, Sonny Emory, Steve Gadd and Chris Stainton with Sharon White and Katie Kissoon on backing vocals. The show will feature Jimmie Vaughan as special guest.
These shows will precede his European tour, which was recently rescheduled to Spring of 2022 due to ongoing COVID restrictions in Europe.
Eric Clapton announces United States 2021 tour dates:
- 13 Fort Worth, TX – Dickies Arena
- 15 Austin, TX – Frank Erwin Center
- 17 Houston, TX – Toyota Center
- 18 New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center
- 21 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
- 23 Atlanta, GA – Infinite Energy Center
- 25 Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
- 26 Hollywood, FL – Seminole Hard Rock
Possible Eric Clapton setlist
The setlists of Clapton’s concert are not usually the same, the musician often changes the setlists in every tour. His last big concert before the Pandemic happened in February 2020 and had many Cream and Blues songs.
- Key to the Highway (Charles Segar cover)
- I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man (Willie Dixon cover)
- I Shot the Sheriff (The Wailers cover)
- Driftin’ Blues (Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers cover)
- Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out (Jimmy Cox cover)
- Tears in Heaven
- Badge (Cream song)
- Holy Mother
- Cross Road Blues (Robert Johnson cover)
- Little Queen of Spades (Robert Johnson cover)
- Layla (Derek and the Dominos song)
- High Time We Went (Joe Cocker cover)
Eric Clapton was born in March 30, 1945 and he is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and of Cream. Besides that, he has been referred to as one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time and ranked second in Rolling Stone’s list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”. Also fourth in Gibson’s “Top 50 Guitarists of All Time”.