Eric Clapton’s 2006 / 2007 World Tour is moving on to Japan, with opening night slated for Osaka’s Castle Hall on 11 November 2006. It is the first of four shows in that city. Clapton and band will then perform in Nagoya, Tokyo, Sapporo and Saitama. Ten concerts will take place at Tokyo’s famous Budokan Hall.
Clapton’s touring band for Japan features Doyle Bramhall II and Derek Trucks on Guitar, Chris Stainton and Tim Carmon on Keyboards, Willie Weeks on Bass, Steve Jordan on Drums and backing vocals by Michelle John and Sharon White. There is no supporting act.
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Clapton’s World Tour kicked off with concerts in 32 European cities between 5 May and 31 July. It included an extended seven night run at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The tour then moved on to the eastern region of the United States, with two dates in Canada, between 16 September and 23 October. In January and February 2007, Eric will perform in Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea, New Zealand and Australia. More dates are expected in the U.S. later in the year. Eric’s 23 September concert in Michigan, which was postponed due to illness, has already been rescheduled for 5 April 2007.
If your city or country hasn’t been announced as a tour stop yet, remember the tour will continue into 2007. Further news and show dates will be announced. Find out more in the Tour Section of whereseric.com.