[Slowhand] Red Square Blues
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Tue Apr 4 06:57:19 EDT 2006
Eric Clapton Announces Historic Concert Performance in Red Square, Moscow
August 3, 2006
Russian Date Completes European Tour
NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 04/04/2006 -- Completing his previously
announced European tour, Eric Clapton will perform a final, historic show
for this leg of the world tour on August 3, 2006 in Red Square, Moscow. The
Russian date wraps up the tour which begins May 5 in France and will travel
through 14 countries.
This will be the first time Clapton has performed in Red Square, following
in the footsteps of major artists such as Paul McCartney, Placido Domingo
and Luciano Pavarotti who have all performed in the famed location, in
addition to last year's historic Live 8 concert.
The Red Square show will feature The Robert Cray Band as support act as well
as the tour band which consists of: Eric Clapton, Guitar, along with Doyle
Bramhall II and Derek Trucks also on Guitar, Chris Stainton and Tim Carmon
on Keyboards, Willie Weeks on Bass, Steve Jordan on Drums, The Kick Horns:
Simon Clarke, Roddy Lorimer, and Tim Sanders on Brass, and backing vocals by
Michelle John and Sharon White.
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