Eric Clapton Announce 2023 North American Tour
Eric Clapton has announced a run of September shows in North America with support from Jimmie Vaughan.
The upcoming performances will be the second time the guitarist has teamed up for a tour with Jimmie Vaughan, the older brother of the late Stevie Ray Vaughan. The trek will launch in Pittsburgh on Sept. 8, followed by shows in Toronto, Canada, St. Louis, Mo., St. Paul, Minn., and Denver.
According to a press release, these dates will be Clapton’s only North American performances for this year. Tickets for the shows will be available starting on March 31. More information about the tour can be found on the rocker’s official website.
Clapton’s current touring band includes the lineup of Doyle Bramhall II, Paul Carrack, Nathan East, Sonny Emory, and Chris Stainton, with Sharon White and Katie Kissoon on backing vocals.
Meanwhile, in April, Clapton will perform six nights at Budokan in Tokyo, followed by a pair of Jeff Beck tribute performances at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 22 and 23. Other confirmed London guests for that show include other rock icons such as Rod Stewart, Billy Gibbons, former Allman Brothers Band member Derek Trucks, John McLaughlin, Joss Stone, Gary Clark Jr., Imelda May, and Johnny Depp.
Eric Clapton North American Tour 2023
Sept. 8 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena
Sept. 10 – Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena
Sept. 12 – St. Louis, MO @ Enterprise Center
Sept. 14 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
Sept. 16 – Denver, CO @ Ball Arena