Concert Details

20 October 2001 – Eric Clapton and Buddy Guy


Venue: Madison Square Garden

City: New York

State/Province: NY

Country: United States

Band Lineup:

Eric Clapton – Guitar/Vocals
Buddy Guy – Guitar/Vocals
Paul Shaffer – Keyboards
Will Lee – Bass
Anton Fig – Drums

Paul Shaffer was musical director and lead the house band, of which Will Lee and Anton Fig were members.

Show Notes:

The Concert For New York City aired live on US television (VH1) and on many radio stations to raise funds for the families of those who lost their lives on 9/11 as well as those who survived the World Trade Center attack. It was later released in its entirety on VHS and DVD and an abridged version on CD. 

Set List:

This was a multi-act benefit concert running more than 5 hours. Eric Clapton and Buddy Guy performed two songs:
– Hoochie Coochie Man
– Everything’s Going To Be Alright
Eric joined Paul McCartney and an "All Star Band" for the final two songs of the evening:
– Let It Be
– Freedom

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