Clapton Concludes 2011 RAH Residency With Steve Winwood
On 1 June, Eric Clapton concluded his 11-night residency at London's Royal Albert Hall with a performance with his former Blind Faith bandmate, Steve Winwood. EC's run of shows started on 17 May with 6 solo performances. From 26 May, he was joined by Winwood for 5 nights. With the final concert, the musicians pulled out all the stops for their 20-song set. According to early reports, there was no single highlight - the show went from strength to strength in a flawless peformance.
On stage with the legendary musicians were Willie Weeks (bass), Steve Gadd (drums), Chris Stainton (keyboards), Michelle John (backing vocals) and Sharon White (backing vocals). Support was Andy Fairweather Low And The Low Riders.
Next on EC's schedule is an appearance at a charity concert benefitting stroke research at Wintershall Estate, Bramley, Surrey on Saturday 4 June. Tickets for this very special black-tie event are £135 each and can be purchased by telephone from 01483 892167 (Monday to Friday 9AM to 5PM - UK) or via email from firstname.lastname@example.org. Following that, EC heads off on a short Scandinavian Tour which begins on 6 June.
Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood
1 June 2011 Set List - Royal Albert Hall
01. Had to Cry Today
02. Low Down
03. After Midnight
04. Presence Of The Lord
06. Well Alright
07. Hoochie Coochie Man
08. While You See A Chance
09. Key To The Highway
10. Pearly Queen
14. That’s No Way To Get Along
16. Can’t Find My Way Home
17. Gimme Some Lovin’
18. Voodoo Chile
20. Dear Mr. Fantasy
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