Eric Clapton On Both Coasts

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– Eric Clapton
FedExForum, Memphis, Tenn.

“I swear this is it, no more,” Clapton wrote.  “I know I’ve been threatening retirement for the last 50 years, but I didn’t think I’d ever really want to stop.  I love what I do and always have done, but over the last few decades I’ve found what I was always really looking for, a loving family who love me just the way I am, which means I can relax and rest when I need to, and more and more I treasure the beauty of that. … Hopefully, I might be able to remember and breathe some life into this old stuff … in truth believe me, with these great guys to play with, I’ll be having the time of my life!”

For his shows Clapton will be backed by excellent musicians.  His band includes Walt Richmond,

Chase, the credit card company that became the presenting sponsor at Clapton’s 2013 “Crossroads Guitar Festival,” gives its cardholders a presale beginning Dec. 1 at 12 p.m. EST and running through Dec. 2 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

The general public onsale launches Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. local time.  Go to for more details.