17 May 2009: Night 2 at the Royal Albert Hall for Eric Clapton & His Band
Eric Clapton's second of eleven nights at the Royal Albert Hall didn't hold any surprises. The set list on 17 May 2009 was identical to opening night. One fan who checked in with Where's Eric! by blackberry noted that the show highlights were again the two opening numbers "Going Down Slow" and "Old Love," the acoustic version of "Layla" and "Little Queen of Spades."
Show number three at the Royal Albert Hall happens Tuesday 19 May 2009. The Arc Angels will open for Eric Clapton on all dates at the venue. Speaking of The Arc Angels, If you live in the Greater London Area or will be in London on 30 May 2009, The Arc Angels will be headlining their own club gig at Bush Hall. Where's Eric! is giving away four pairs of tickets to The Arc Angels headlining gig. CLICK HERE to learn more about the band and enter the contest.
Don't forget to check out the Tour Section. New reviews are always being added.
Set List for 17 May 2009 / Royal Albert Hall
01. Going Down Slow
02. Anything For Your Love
03. Key To The Highway
04. Old Love
05. I Shot The Sheriff
06. Layla - acoustic
07. Lay Down Sally
08. Not Dark Yet
09. Anytime For You
10. Somewhere Over The Rainbow
12. Little Queen of Spades
13. Before You Accuse Me
14. Wonderful Tonight
16. Crossroads (encore)
Eric Clapton - guitar, vocals
Andy Fairweather Low - guitar
Chris Stainton - keyboards
Tim Carmon - keyboards
Willie Weeks - bass
Steve Gadd - drums
Michelle John - backing vocals
Sharon White - backing vocals
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
If you're heading to one or more of EC's solo gigs this spring, why not send the details to Where's Eric!? All of the information becomes part of the permanent tour archive. All set lists, reviews and photos should be emailed to email@example.com.
To participate, email the following concert details to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Show date and venue name
- The complete set list (this information is essential to our ongoing archival work)
- Your review
- Feel free to include information about EC's guitars, amps and effects pedals, if you know it
- Feel free to send images from the venue or of memorabilia things like tickets, handbills, programmes, posters or local concert advertising (the best ones may be even be published in Where's Eric! Magazine)
- Be sure to Include your name and city so it can be featured with your review (no aliases or anonymous submissions, please.)
Due to space limitations, all reviews may not be used on whereseric.com, but we'll do our best. When sending concert images, only submit those that you have personally taken. All reviews and set lists will be hosted in the Tour Section.