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Clapton Concert Details: Glasgow

Published // 13.May.11

On 12 May, Eric Clapton and His Band performed a 17-song set at Glasgow's SECC, following an opening set by Andy Fairweather Low and The Low Riders. One long-time fan told Where's Eric, "Eric's playing was sublime, helped by excellent sound quality. I deliberately hadn't looked at any previous set lists, so the inclusion of Gary Moore's Still Got The Blues was a pleasant surprise. Eric also paid an almost un-noticeable tribute to Cornell Dupree, the jazz guitarist who died a few days ago, by mentioning his name midway through on of the solos during the acoustic set (I think it was on Same Old Blues). Having seen EC many times, it's always interesting to see how he re-invents some songs, often with a few simple, subtle changes. Wonderful Tonight is a good example with Eric gently strumming the guitar in parts of the song."

Eric's band features Chris Stainton (keyboards), Tim Carmon (keyboards), Willie Weeks (bass), Steve Gadd (drums), Michelle John (backing vocals) and Sharon White (backing vocals).

Next up on the tour schedule are two concerts in Cardiff on Saturday and Sunday. Then, on 17 May, EC kicks off an 11-night residency at London's Royal Albert Hall which will include 5 nights with Steve Winwood.

12 May 2011 Set List
SECC - Glasgow 

01. Key To The Highway
02. Going Down Slow
03. Hoochie Coochie Man
04. Old Love
05. I Shot The Sheriff
06. Driftin'
07. Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
08. Still Got The Blues (Gary Moore)
09. Same Old Blues (JJ Cale)
10. When Somebody Thinks You're Wonderful
11. Layla
12. Badge
13. Wonderful Tonight
14. Before You Accuse Me
15. Little Queen Of Spades
16. Cocaine
17. Crossroads

For set lists and fan reviews from all 2011 Eric Clapton Concerts, CLICK HERE

For a complete list of upcoming Eric Clapton Concerts, CLICK HERE

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HOW TO SUBMIT SET LISTS, REVIEWS & PHOTOS TO WHERE'S ERIC!
As always, Where's Eric! will be publishing set lists and reviews in the Tour Section of whereseric.com but, WE! can't do it without YOU! If you're heading to one or more of the gigs in the next few weeks, help build the permanent Eric Clapton Tour Archive on this website. It doesn’t matter if it’s your 1st Eric Clapton concert or your 101st – everyone’s perspective is welcome! Thousands of EC's fans from all over the world visit whereseric.com daily to check out what songs are played and read what other fans have to say about the shows. Here's how you can help keep your fellow fans informed:

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