19 Sep 21
Eric Clapton reached the halfway point of his 8 date U.S. Tour with his concert in New Orleans on Saturday, September 18. Upcoming tour stops this week are Nashville, Atlanta, and Tampa, The tour wraps Sunday, September 26 in Hollywood, Florida.
A concertgoer has told Where’s Eric! that EC’s solos in Hoochie Coochie Man, I Shot The Sheriff and Got To Get Better In A LIttle While were the evening’s standouts. Also mentioned, there’s a bit of a drum battle going on between Steve Gadd and Sonny Emory during Got To Get Better.
The setlist at NOLA’s Smoothie King Center was:
Key To The Highway
Hoochie Coochie Man
I Shot The Sheriff
Man of The World (acoustic)
Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out (acoustic)
Tears In Heaven (acoustic)
Got To Get Better In A Little While
Little Queen Of Spades
High Time We Went (encore)
Eric’s band for the tour is:
Nathan East – bass / vocals
Sonny Emory – drums
Steve Gadd – drums
Doyle Bramhall – guitar / vocals
Chris Stainton – keyboards
Paul Carrack – organ / keyboards / vocals
Katie Kissoon – vocals
Sharon White – vocals
Jimmie Vaughan is supporting all dates.