Eric Clapton News

Date Of Birth:
March 30, 1945 (69)
Birth Place:
Ripley, Surrey, ENGLAND
Heart, The Four Tops, Nick Offerman, Joshua Bell, SYLVIA and More Set for Wells Fargo Center's Fall 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

After a year of performances in the newly renovated Ruth Finley Person Theater, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts kicks-off the fall season with a rich array of performers, speakers and family programming. The line-up features music legends like Steve Winwood, Heart, The Temptations and The Four Tops as well as unforgettable comedians Cheech and Chong and Nick Offerman. (more...)

LINKIN PARK Inducted into Guitar Center's RockWalk
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

In case you missed it, legendary rock group Linkin Park was inducted into Guitar Center's renowned RockWalk last month. (more...)

Dave Mason's Traffic Jam Comes to WHBPAC, 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Take a journey back to the greatest days of rock with Dave Mason's sight and sound experience, Traffic Jam, on Sunday, July 27 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $55, $70, $80 and can be purchased online at (more...)

Carl Verheyen Releases New CD MUSTANG RED, feat. Simon Phillips, Chad Wackerman, Jerry Goodman, and Bill Evans
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Much to the excitement of guitar players and Supertramp fans worldwide, guitarist Carl Verheyen has released his new CD 'Mustang Run'. In his 40-plus years of playing the instrument, Carl Verheyen has created a wildly successful, multi-faceted career. He is a critically-acclaimed musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger, producer and educator with 11 CDs and two live DVDs released worldwide. (more...)

Warner/Chappell Music Named Publisher of the Year at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, has been named 2014 Music Publisher of the Year as announced at last night's 27th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. (more...)

Reock and Roll to Bring CLASSIC ALBUM ENCORE to MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, 7/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre welcomes back Reock & Roll Revue for two performances of 'Classic Album Encore,' a concert featuring highlights from four years of shows by this classic rock group. The band will rock the Kelsey house for two shows only: Saturday, July 12 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, July 13 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

Midge Ure Set to Release 'Fragile' 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Grammy and Brit Award winning musician Midge Ure, OBE (Officer of the British Empire - awarded in 2005) is set to release his first new album in over a decade entitled Fragile, via eOne Music. (more...)

Guitar Virtuoso and Former Supertramp Member Marty Walsh Releases New CD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Much to the excitement of guitar aficionados across the globe, celebrated guitarist Marty Walsh released his eagerly awaited debut instrumental solo album 'The Total Plan' on June 16th 2014! Making the release even more thrilling is the array of guest artists appearing on the release – Billy Sherwood (YES/CIRCA:), John “JR” Robinson (Rufus, Eric Clapton, Mike Oldfield/Steve Winwood) and a multitude of LA Studio Legends. (more...)

WHBPAC Presents the UK's Symphonic Rockers, Procol Harum, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

The UK's symphonic rockers, Procol Harum, perform at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, July 13 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $75, $90, $100 and can be purchased online at (more...)

Drum Legend Corky Laing is Presented the Bonzo Bash Legend Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Much to the excitement of drummers worldwide, one of rock's icons, drum legend Corky Laing, recently received the prestigous 'Bonzo Bash Legend Award' at the Bergen PAC in New Jersey on May 31st. The award was presented by original Kiss drummer Peter Criss! (more...)

Philip Sayce Announces New Album INFLUENCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Provogue Records is pleased to announce the August 25th release of the new studio album from one of the most inspirational blues rock guitarists on the planet, Philip Sayce. Aptly entitled “Influence”, the album, produced by Dave Cobb (Rival Sons, California Breed), will be released on Ltd. Edition 180 gram double vinyl (1,000 copies only), CD and digital download. (more...)

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Announces Two New Performances Added to 2014-15 Line-up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Today, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts announced two new shows to be presented in the Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa) in 2014. Rock 'n' roll innovator Steve Winwood will perform Saturday, August 9, 2014 and the ninth edition of the celebrated Experience Hendrix tour returns Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Tickets for Steve Winwood are $115, $75 and $65 and tickets for Experience Hendrix are $99 and $75. Tickets for both performances go on sale Friday, June 20 at noon and may be purchased online at, by phone at 707.546.3600 and in person at the box office at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

That's right, President Obama faced some criticism for chewing gum during a D-Day ceremony. He was like, “Sorry, but if I don't get my Nicorette, there's going to be another war on this beach.” (more...)

Hard Rock Live Celebrates One Year of Rocking the Vegas Strip with a Special Benefit Concert by The English Beat, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

On Friday, July 11, 2014, Hard Rock Cafe is set to celebrate one year of its renamed intimate music venue Hard Rock Live with a special benefit concert honoring the lives of the victims of the June 8 tragedy. All the money raised by the $10 ticket will go directly to help the families of officers Alyn Beck, Igor Soldo and Joseph Wilcox. (more...)

BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY to Play Music Hall's Historic Theater, 7/9-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Excitement is mounting for the toe-tapping, hand-clapping, rock & roll musical that has captivated audiences worldwide and is now bringing Broadway to The Music Hall's Historic Theater in Portsmouth, NH, July 9-13. (more...)

VIDEO: Keith Urban & Nicole Kidman Surprise Children's Hospital with Musical Performance
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman stopped by Monash Children's Hospital in Clayton where Urban treated patients and their families to a special performance of 'Amazing Grace'. (more...)

Renaissance Hotels Kicks Off A Summer of Discovery With Third Annual Global Day of Discovery
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Renaissance Hotels (, a hotel brand known for inspiring its guests to Live Life to Discover , will host its third annual Global Day of Discovery on June 26 th at more than 150 of its hotels around the world. On this day, nearly every Renaissance Hotel will celebrate by offering both hotel guests and the local community the opportunity to get out and discover something new by hosting exclusive musical, culinary, art or culturally focused events and unique local excursions designed by hotel NAVIGATORS to showcase the unique stories of each destination. For a complete list of events, visit (more...)

ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND's 1971 Live Album at Fillmore East Expanded to Six-CD Box Set
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

One of the best live albums of all time is about to get considerably better. The Allman Brothers Band's cornerstone LP, At Fillmore East, compiled from the four sets recorded on the weekend of March 12-13, 1971, has been expanded, stretching over six CDs (more...)

MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Announces Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre never goes dark for long! Kelsey's summer season commences on July 12 with the first of four performance events that run through August 16. Tickets are on sale now, with discounted packages available with the purchase of three or all four of the shows. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

WENDY & LISA to Receive Honorary Shirley Walker Award
by TV News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 29th annual Film & Television Music Awards on Wednesday, June 25th (more...)

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