The guitarists will start in Columbus, Ohio, on Sept. 8, then head to Detroit, Chicago and Pittsburgh, before wrapping up things with a pair of shows at New York’s Madison Square Garden on Sept. 18 and 19.
The list of concert dates can be seen below.
Clapton’s band will include Doyle Bramhall II, Paul Carrack, Nathan East, Sonny Emory and Chris Stainton, with Sharon White and Katie Kissoon on backing vocals.
These shows will be Clapton’s first performances in the States since fall 2021 when he played a series of dates across the South. Before launching that tour, Clapton, a noted vaccine skeptic, stated he wouldn’t perform at venues that required proof of vaccination. (This promise was ultimately not fulfilled.)
Clapton has also spoken openly about his disapproval of the U.K.’s lockdown restrictions, including vaccination requirements, and has collaborated several times with fellow vocal anti-lockdown advocate Van Morrison. They’ve recorded several recent songs together.
Eric Clapton U.S. Tour 2022
Sept. 8 – Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
Sept. 10 – Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena
Sept. 12 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
Sept. 13 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
Sept. 16 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena
Sept. 18 – New York, NY @ MSG
Sept. 19 – New York, NY @ MSG
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