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Fans Say EC Awesome In Austin; Jimmie Vaughan Guests

Published // 18.Mar.13

Night 3 of the 2013 US Tour brought EC & Company to the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, where it was also the final date of the annual SXSW Festival. The two hour plus show saw Jimmie Vaughan joining EC on stage for "Black Cat Bone" and some adjustments to the set list.  Fan-favorite Layla was back (unplugged), Nobody Knows You, Good Night Irene and Lay Down Sally was added. Numerous fans wrote in to let us know that How Long was definitely part of the show in Austin. Zach P wrote, "A better show than in 07. The solo on I shot the sheriff was his best of the night, a close 2nd was Doyle's "little queen" solo. Was surprised by the amount of steel guitar( which is a Texas favorite, as well as mine)." Leon D said, "I attended the Austin concert last night and It was great. The mix of the set, sound levels and the overall energy of the band made for a great experience. My wife had gotten me tickets for my Xmas present and it was well worth the wait. I just hope Eric plans more future tour dàtes in Austin. I'll be there."

The encore songs are Sunshine Of Your Love and a cover of the great Joe Cocker number, High Time We Went.  Ron K checked in, writing "Although Houston was an great concert, Austin was awesome. The whole band had a little more energy than the previous night. This might have been the greatest show I have seen by Eric."

Heading to a show? Don't forget to send your review, photos and the set list to info@whereseric.com.  All become a permanent part of this website and help build the Eric Clapton Tour Archive.

Eric Clapton & His Band: Austin
17 March 2013 Set List

01. Hello Old Friend
02. My Father's Eyes
03. Tell The Truth
04. Got To Get Over
05. Black Cat Bone - with Jimmie Vaughan
06. Got To Get Better In A Little While
07. Tempted (Paul Carrack)
08. I Shot The Sheriff
09. Driftin'
10. Lay Down Sally
11. Tears In Heaven
12. Wonderful Tonight
13. Layla
14. How Long (Paul Carrack)
15. Stones In My Passway
16. Love In Vain
17. Crossroads
18. Little Queen of Spades
19. Cocaine
20. Sunshine Of Your Love - encore
21. High Time We Went (Paul Carrack) - encore

Band Lineup:
Eric Clapton – guitar, vocals
Doyle Bramhall II – guitar
Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
Chris Stainton – piano, keyboards
Paul Carrack - organ, keyboards
Willie Weeks – bass
Steve Jordan – drums
Michelle John – backing vocals
Sharon White – backing vocals

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