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September 2017: Eric Clapton Returns To NYC & L.A. For 4 More Shows

Published // 30.Jan.17

> Additional Two Nights at Madison Square Garden September 7 & 8
> Additonal Two Nights at The Forum September 15 & 16
> Gary Clark, Jr. and Jimmie Vaughan as Special Guests

Shows added due to huge ticket demand for March Concerts. Celebrating A 50 Year Career, Music Icon Eric Clapton Announces 2017 North American Shows Presented By Chase

Adding to the previously announced sold out four shows in March, Eric Clapton announced today - January 30 -  an additional and final four shows for 2017. Eric will perform September 7th and 8th at New York’s Madison Square Garden and September 15th and 16th at Los Angeles’ Forum. The shows will be a celebration of 50 years in music and just as many years performing at these two legendary venues.

Legendary guitar players Gary Clark, Jr. and Jimmie Vaughan will be special guests at the shows.

When he celebrated his 70th Birthday in 2015, EC wrote a heartfelt note in the program that began “I swear this is it, no more…..I know I've been threatening retirement for the last fifty years, but I didn't think I'd ever really want to stop. I love what I do and always have done, but over the last few decades I've found what I was always really looking for, a loving family who love me just the way I am, which means I can relax and rest when I need to, and more and more I treasure the beauty of that...."  The letter went on to say, “Hopefully, I might be able to remember and breathe some life into this old stuff…. in truth believe me, with these great guys to play with, I'll be having the time of my life!”

This celebration of Eric Clapton’s iconic career is the latest initiative in a series of exclusive partnerships between Chase and EC that originated when Chase became the presenting sponsor in support of the 2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival. More recently, Chase offered its customers an exclusive free iTunes download of the legendary musician's newest album, “I Still Do”.

The Band:
For all 2017 North American Concerts, Eric will be accompanied by his band members Walt Richmond, Steve Gadd, Nathan East, Chris Stainton, Sharon White and Michelle John.

Eric Clapton 2017 North American Concert Dates
Previously Announced:
Sunday, March 19               New York                 Madison Square Garden
Monday, March 20              New York                 Madison Square Garden
Saturday, March 25             Los Angeles             The Forum
Sunday, March 26               Los Angeles              The Forum
New Shows Just Announced:
Thursday, September 7     New York                  Madison Square Garden
Friday, September 8          New York                  Madison Square Garden
Friday, September 15        Los Angeles              The Forum
Saturday, September 16    Los Angeles              The Forum

Ticket On-Sale Information:

Chase Private Client Presale
Start: Thursday, 02/02/17 11:00 AM EST
End: Friday, 02/03/17 11:59 PM EST
 
Chase Preferred Customer Presale
Start: Thursday, 02/02/17 12:00 PM EST
End: Friday, 02/03/17 11:59 PM EST
 
EC Access Fan Club Presale:
Start: Thursday, 02/02/17 12:00 PM EST
End: Friday, 02/03/17 11:59 PM EST
Existing members of EC Access, the official Eric Clapton Fan Club, should log in to ecaccess.cc for additional ticketing details. 
 
Onsale to General Public
Saturday, 02/04/17 10:00 AM EST for New York and 10:00 AM PST for Los Angeles
 
Ticketmaster Links:  
Eric Clapton at Madison Square Garden - Sept 7, 2017 - general public onsale 10AM EST Feb 4
Eric Clapton at Madison Square Garden - Sept 8, 2017 - general public onsale 10AM EST Feb 4
Eric Clapton at The Fourm - Sept 15, 2017 - general public onsale 10AM PST Feb 4
Eric Clapton at The Forum - Sept 16, 2017 - general public onsale 10AM PST Feb 4
 
Tickets for this show are US $75.00 - US $500.00 plus fees.
There is a two (2) ticket limit for the Fan Club sale. There is a six (6) ticket limit for all others.
 
About Eric Clapton:  After his time with the Yardbirds in 1963, Clapton began a career as a professional musician that has seen numerous bands, an abundance of albums, countless worldwide sold out shows, an impressive array of accolades, unwavering critical acclaim and his consistent display of legendary guitar work. These concerts will mark his return to the stage after a limited global tour in 2014, his 70th birthday shows in 2015 at London’s Royal Albert Hall and New York’s Madison Square Garden, and a series of shows in 2016 at the Budokan in Tokyo.  Additionally, Eric Clapton: Live In San Diego With Special Guest JJ Cale (filmed in 2007) was released globally last Fall.

About Chase:  Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.4 trillion and operations worldwide. Chase serves nearly half of America’s households with a broad range of financial services, including personal banking, credit cards, mortgages, auto financing, investment advice, small business loans and payment processing. Customers can choose how and where they want to bank: 5,300 branches, 15,500 ATMs, mobile, online and by phone. For more information, go to Chase.com.

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