lapton, who turned 70 a year ago and promised he was resigning, will perform no less than four U.S. shows in March. Two of them will be at the Forum in Los Angeles on March 25 and 26. The other two will be at Madison Square Garden in New York on March 19 and 20. Ticket data shows up beneath.
The shows are being charged as festivities of the 50-year vocation of Clapton, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s exclusive a three-time inductee. His lone other booked shows for 2017 will be at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 22, 24 and 25.
Clapton’s band highlights San Diego-reared bassist and vocalist Nathan East, who has recorded and visited with the English blues-shake guitar legend since the 1980s. The four March shows will likewise highlight two visitors guitarists, Gary Clark, Jr. what’s more, Jimmie Vaughan.
The declaration of the shows go ahead the heels of the September arrival of “Eric Clapton: Live In San Diego With Special Guest JJ Cale.” That twofold collection was recorded in 2007 at Valley View Casino Center (the setting once in the past known as the San Diego Sports Arena) and was the subject of a top to bottom Union-Tribune article prior this month.
The 2007 show stamped just the third time Clapton had ever performed with isolated Valley Center troubadour Cale, who was one of his greatest masterful motivations and passed on in La Jolla in 2013. Clapton’s latest studio collection, 2014’s “I Still Do,” was his third sequential studio discharge for Encinitas-based Surfdog Records.
Tickets for Clapton’s four U.S. shows will go on special to Chase credit and check card holders starting Thursday at 9 a.m. PST. through ticketmaster.com.
Tickets for the overall population will go on special Saturday at 10 a.m. neighborhood time in Los Angeles and New York. Costs for tickets for Clapton’s two Los Angeles shows go from $59.50 to a bewildering $950, in addition to administration charges.