Eric Clapton Rocks Milwaukee

For the first time in 25 years, Eric Clapton headlined at Milwaukee’s Summerfest. In front of a lively crowd at America’s largest music festival, and following the magnificent Steve Winwood collaboration and the Crossroads Guitar Festival, Eric and band were in good spirits and delivered a solid performance. Key songs were Sheriff, driven by the tight Gadd/Weeks rhythm section, a beautiful Rock n roll Heart, with strong crowd vocals, which is fast maturing into a long lost favourite and the evergreen Little Queen of Spades where all the lead players get to show their hand.

Eric’s band was Willie Weeks (bass), Steve Gadd (drums), Chris Stainton (keyboards), Walt Richmond (keyboards), Michelle John (backing vocals) and Sharon White (backing vocals).

Only 3 shows remain on EC’s touring calendar for 2010. Click on the tour button above for details. The complete 28 June 2010 Set List was:

01. Tell The Truth
02. Key To The Highway
03. After Midnight
04. Tuff Luck Blues
05. I Shot The Sheriff
06. Driftin’
07. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
08. I’ve Got A Rock ‘n Roll Heart
09. Layla
10. When Somebody Thinks You’re Wonderful
11. Badge
12. Wonderful Tonight
13. Before You Accuse Me
14. Little Queen Of Spades
15. Cocaine
16. Crossroads (encore)

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