Eric Clapton is set to embark on a series of North American concerts in September, accompanied by Jimmie Vaughan. This will be the second time that the renowned guitarist collaborates with Jimmie Vaughan, the older brother of the late Stevie Ray Vaughan. The tour will begin in Pittsburgh on September 8th, and additional shows will be held in Toronto, St. Louis, St. Paul, and Denver.
According to a press release, these concerts will be Clapton’s only North American performances of the year, and tickets will be available for purchase starting on March 31st. Further information on the tour can be found on the official website of the rock legend.
Eric Clapton’s current band features Doyle Bramhall II, Paul Carrack, Nathan East, Sonny Emory, and Chris Stainton, with Sharon White and Katie Kissoon on backing vocals.
In April, Clapton will play six nights at Budokan in Tokyo, followed by a pair of Jeff Beck tribute performances at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 22nd and 23rd. Among the confirmed guests for the London show are Rod Stewart, Billy Gibbons, former Allman Brothers Band member Derek Trucks, John McLaughlin, Joss Stone, Gary Clark Jr., Imelda May, and Johnny Depp.
Eric Clapton North American Tour 2023
Sept. 8 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena
Sept. 10 – Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena
Sept. 12 – St. Louis, MO @ Enterprise Center
Sept. 14 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
Sept. 16 – Denver, CO @ Ball Arena