EC Spring 2009 Tour: Tim Carmon Joins The Band!
In May 2009, Eric Clapton will kick-off a 14 date Ireland / UK tour with performances in Dublin, Liverpool, Manchester and an 11 night residency at London's Royal Albert Hall. For these dates, an additional player has been added to the band lineup ... Tim Carmon on keyboards.
Tim Carmon toured previously as a member fo the Eric Clapton Band in 1998 and 2006 / 2007. He also filled in for an ill Billy Preston for a handful of dates in 2004. Tim first worked with Eric on MTV's Unplugged episode for Babyface in 1997, as well as the 1999 and 2007 Crossroads Centre benefits.
The complete Eric Clapton Band lineup for all May 2009 dates is now Chris Stainton (keyboards), Tim Carmon (keyboards), Steve Gadd (drums), Andy Fairweather-Low (guitar), Willie Weeks (bass), Sharon White (backing vocals) and Michelle John (backing vocals).
Tickets for these concerts went on sale in October and November 2008.