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Eric Clapton Rocks Rio: Night 2

Published // 12.Oct.11
Eric Clapton performed the second of two concerts at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro on 10 October. The sold-out crowd heard "Tell The Truth" - which had a terrific solo according to one fan in attendance - and other Clapton favorites like "Badge," "Cocaine" and "Old Love." As always, EC visited his blues roots with songs like "Driftin'," "Key To The Highway," "Before You Accuse Me," "Little Queenie" and others. Gary Clark Jr - who's currently supporting EC at several Brazilian dates - joined Eric and his band on stage for the encore, "Crossroads." 
 
One fan emailed Where's Eric!, "great solos in 'Tell The Truth', 'Old Love' and 'Little Queen of Spades'. Chris Stainton and Tim Carmon were incredible!" 
 
Clapton performs next at Morumbi Stadium in Sao Paulo on Wednesday (12 October). Gary Clark, Jr. will also open at that concert. 
 
For fans in New York, London, Hamburg and Amsterdam who may only have seen Gary in the Crossroads 2010 DVD, he'll be in your cities later this month. Gary is at NYC's Highline Ballroom on 18 October, at London's Bush Hall on 26 October, the Prinzenbar in Hamburg on the 27th and finally at Amsterdam's famed Paradiso on the 28th. To learn more about Gary and his music, visit his official website, www.garyclarkjr.com.
 
Eric Clapton & His Band: Set List - 10 October 2011
HSBC Arena, Rio de Janeiro (BR)

01. Key To The Highway
02. Tell The Truth
03. Hoochie Coochie Man
04. Old Love
05. Tearing Us Apart
06. Driftin’
07. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out
08. Lay Down Sally
09. When Somebody Thinks You’re Wonderful
10. Layla
11. Badge
12. Wonderful Tonight
13. Before You Accuse Me
14. Little Queen Of Spades
15. Cocaine
16. Crossroads (encore) - with Gary Clark, Jr.
 
Band Lineup - 2011 South American Tour
Eric Clapton – guitar, vocals
Chris Stainton – keyboards
Tim Carmon - keyboards 
Willie Weeks – bass
Steve Gadd – drums
Michelle John – backing vocals 
Sharon White – backing vocals
 
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