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Eric Clapton

 
Eric Clapton Headshot
Date Of Birth:
March 30, 1945 (77)
Birth Place:
Ripley, Surrey, ENGLAND
Bio:
Eric Clapton, CBE is an 18-time Grammy Award winner. He has received four Ivor Novello Awards from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors, including the Lifetime Achievement Award and a Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. He is the only ever three-time inductee to ... (read complete bio)
 
Eric Clapton Headshot
Date of Birth: March 30, 1945 (77)

Birth Place: Ripley, Surrey, ENGLAND

Bio:
Eric Clapton, CBE is an 18-time Grammy Award winner. He has received four Ivor Novello Awards from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors, including the Lifetime Achievement Award and a Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. He is the only ever three-time inductee to ... (read complete bio)
 

Eric Clapton Biography

Eric Clapton, CBE is an 18-time Grammy Award winner. He has received four Ivor Novello Awards from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors, including the Lifetime Achievement Award and a Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. He is the only ever three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He appears in Rolling Stone magazines '100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time' and Time magazines 'Top 50 Guitarists of All Time'.
In his solo career, Clapton has sold more than 130 million records worldwide
In 1998 Eric Clapton founded the Crossroads Centre, an addiction treatment centre on the island of Antigua.





Eric Clapton News

Reservoir Announces New Deal With Rock and Roll Icon Dion Photo Reservoir Announces New Deal With Rock and Roll Icon Dion
by Michael Major - Jan 26, 2023

Reservoir Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: RSVR), an independent music company, announced a new deal with Rock and Roll and Grammy Hall of Fame inductee Dion Francis DiMucci, professionally known as Dion. The deal includes Dion’s entire publishing catalog and future works, as well as synchronization rights to his recording masters.

Longrunning Rock'n'Roll Band The Wallflowers To Play the Flynn, May 4 Photo Longrunning Rock'n'Roll Band The Wallflowers To Play the Flynn, May 4
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2023

The Flynn has announced that the Grammy-winning rock group The Wallflowers are coming to Burlington to play the Flynn Main Stage on Thursday, May 4 at 7:30 pm.

That Summer Releases New Single 'We've Already Said Goodbye' (feat. Steve Ferrone of  Photo That Summer Releases New Single 'We've Already Said Goodbye' (feat. Steve Ferrone of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers)
by Michael Major - Dec 20, 2022

We've Already Said Goodbye is That Summer's first collaboration between Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers drummer, Steve Ferrone, Max Bergmanis (Peter McPoland) and Charles Rocha. The song is a ballad about a relationship that was doomed from the start.

The Cream of Clapton Band Will Tour Europe and the United States in 2023 Photo The Cream of Clapton Band Will Tour Europe and the United States in 2023
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 4, 2022

When Eric Clapton's 'Heaven Band' toured from the mid 1980s to early '90s, bass player Nathan East said the quartet came up with the name “because it was it was some of the most fun we ever had.” Almost four decades later, another quartet of stellar musicians with familial ties to the original group have formed The Cream Of Clapton Band and will hit the road with that same fun-loving spirit to perform The Very Best of Eric Clapton in March 2023.

THE ILENE GRAFF HOLIDAY SHOW! is Coming to 54 Below in December Photo THE ILENE GRAFF HOLIDAY SHOW! is Coming to 54 Below in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2022

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Ilene Graff in THE ILENE GRAFF HOLIDAY SHOW! on Wednesday, December 28th at 9:30 PM. Ilene and her very special guests will perform a host of holiday favorites inspired by the iconic Holiday specials of the ’60’s and ’70’s.

CONCERT FOR GEORGE Comes to the Big Screen at Park Theatre Photo CONCERT FOR GEORGE Comes to the Big Screen at Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2022

The Park Theatre will present a special one-night-only screening of 'Concert for George', on Tuesday, November 29, in selected cinemas worldwide, coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the momentous 2002 concert.

Alexis Cole, Peter Cincotti, and More to Play Birdland Jazz in November Photo Alexis Cole, Peter Cincotti, and More to Play Birdland Jazz in November
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 29, 2022

From November 1 through 13, Birdland Jazz Club will present a variety of programming including Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Nicole Zuraitis, Alexis Cole, Peter Cincotti and The Purchase Latin Jazz Orchestra Directed by David DeJesus. 

Grammy Award Winner Paul Nelson to Perform at The Park Theatre in November Photo Grammy Award Winner Paul Nelson to Perform at The Park Theatre in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2022

Grammy Award winner Paul Nelson will bring his band to The Park Theatre on Friday, November 11 at 7:30pm. Nelson has been known for decades for his technically dazzling guitar work.

Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater Announce Thrilling November 2022 Lineup Photo Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater Announce Thrilling November 2022 Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2022

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this November with a full slate of nightly performances! 

Boch Center Reveals Ernie Boch Guitar Exhibit Featuring Two Dozen Instruments That He Photo Boch Center Reveals Ernie Boch Guitar Exhibit Featuring Two Dozen Instruments That Helped Shape American Music
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2022

The Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame (FARHOF) announces a new exhibit featuring two dozen distinctive guitars from Ernie Boch Jr.'s personal collection. The Ernie Boch Jr. Guitar Exhibit, on display inside the Boch Center Wang Theatre, includes electric and acoustic instruments, each with a notable history and impact on musicmaking across multiple decades and myriad genres.

Eric Clapton Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, October 22- Happy Birthday, Marc Shaiman! Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, October 22- Happy Birthday, Marc Shaiman!

by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2019

On this day we celebrate legendary composer of stage and screen, the great Marc Shaiman!

CMT CROSSROADS: SHERYL CROW & FRIENDS to Premiere September 27 Videoplay
CMT CROSSROADS: SHERYL CROW & FRIENDS to Premiere September 27

by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 12, 2019

Nine-time GRAMMY® Award-winning artist, Sheryl Crow, brings her final album THREADS  to life as she invites her friends and collaborators for an all-star television event. a?oeCMT Crossroads: Sheryl Crow & Friendsa?? premieres Friday, September 27 at 10PM ET/9PM CT. Joined by legendary artists such as Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Joe Walsh, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, and female duo Lucius, the one-hour special includes intimate performances and interviews filmed in a variety of eclectic and intimate settings.

VIDEO: Showtime Shares First Look at Documentary ERIC CLAPTON: LIFE IN 12 BARS Videoplay
VIDEO: Showtime Shares First Look at Documentary ERIC CLAPTON: LIFE IN 12 BARS

by Caryn Robbins - Sep 7, 2017

Ahead of its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, SHOWTIME has released the full-length trailer and key art for the new SHOWTIME Documentary Film, ERIC CLAPTON: LIFE IN 12 BARS.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- The Creators of SOMETHING ROTTEN!- John O'Farrell, Wayne Kirkpatrick & Karey Kirkpatrick!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Wayne Kirkpatrick, Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell, Best Score and Book of a Musical nominees for Something Rotten!

VIDEO: Eric Clapton Reacts to Loss of B.B. King in Moving Facebook Tribute
by Caryn Robbins - May 15, 2015

Fellow musician Eric Clapton turned to Facebook to share a homemade video in which he expresses his sadness over the loss of the legendary guitarist.

VIDEO: Keith Urban & Nicole Kidman Surprise Children's Hospital with Musical Performance
by Caryn Robbins - 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'.

Fight from the Heart! ROCKY First Listen - Preview Five Songs from the Original Broadway Cast Recording!
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2014

The new original Broadway cast recording of ROCKY will be released on May 27th, 2014, and the show just revealed a preview of five tracks from the album. Click below to get a first listen!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - MILEY CYRUS: UNPLUGGED, Coming to MTV Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Get pumped for 'Miley Cyrus: MTV Unplugged,' where the salacious singer will strip the electricity from her party anthems and turn them into acoustic jams. Don't miss the all-new UNPLUGGED, airing tonight, January 29 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - MILEY CYRUS: UNPLUGGED Coming to MTV 1/29!
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 21, 2014

MTV today announced that it is teaming up with its recently named Best Artist of 2013, Miley Cyrus, (Miley.MTV.com) for one unfiltered and unforgettable evening.

AUDIO: First Listen - Charlie Greene's 'Lost & Found'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2013

An Atlanta native, Charlie Greene is a guitarist and pianist in addition to a singer/songwriter and his writing and musical influences are as diverse as his songs; from Harry Nilsson, Merle Haggard, Ornette Coleman and Burl Ives to Chopin's Nocturnes and Charles Bukowski, his style is a unique blend that defies categorization yet commands attention with a disarming show of lyrical firepower. To hear it for yourself, listen to Charlie's latest track 'Lost & Found' below!