Eric Clapton Announces Final 2018 North American Dates
Eric Clapton has announced that his final North American shows of 2018 will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City on October 6th and 7th.Clapton’s upcoming concerts will find the legendary guitarist backed his current touring band, which features Doyle Bramhall II (guitar), Sonny Emory (drums), Nathan East (bass), Paul Carrack (keys), Chris Stainton (keys), Sharon White (vocals), and Sharlotte Gibson (vocals). Additionally, Clapton will be joined by special guests Gary Clark Jr. and Jimmie Vaughan during both shows.Today’s announcement comes a few days after Clapton revealed that he will be performing at the annual Greenwich Town Party this May (along with Tedeschi Trucks Band, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and more). The New York City shows will also take place a few months after Clapton headlines London’s Hyde Park for a sold out show with Steve Winwood, Santana, and Gary Clark Jr.Tickets for Clapton’s newly-announced gigs will go on sale to the general public at 10am ET on Friday, March 16th via Ticketmaster. Chase costumers will be able to purchase pre-sale tickets beginning at 10am Et on Thursday, March 15th through 9:59am ET the following day.