Music News- Eric Clapton will celebrate his 70th birthday with a two-night blowout shows at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The gigs are currently booked for May 1st & 2nd (so far) but are subject to change to May 3rd if they conflict with an NBA playoff game.
General sale tickets for Clapton's MSG shows will go on sale starting Friday, March 20th at 11am. Chase credit and debit cardholders will be able to purchase tickets through Ticketmaster starting on Monday, March 16th at 11am.
Clapton will be accompanied by his band, which includes keyboardist Paul Carrack, Steve Gadd, Nathan East, Chris Stainton, Sharon White and Michelle John. Welsh guitarist, and frequent Clapton tourmate, Andy Fairweather Low, and his band the Low Riders, will open both shows.