Venue: Madison Square Garden
City: New York
Country: United States
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.
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.
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