Eric Clapton live in concert.

Eric Clapton

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Based on 67 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Eric Clapton is rated as a watchable live performer, with decent shows overall. Eric Clapton concert reviews describe live shows and performances as stunning, pleasing, joyous, confident, and flawless.


Mura Storiche, Lucca, Italy (June 2); Estadio Velez Sarsfield, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina (September 20); Ligga Arena, Curitiba, Brazil (September 24); Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (September 26); Allianz Parque, São Paulo, Brazil (September 29); Foro Sol, Ciudad de México, Mexico (October 3);

Latest Release

Always On My Mind (September 15, 2023)

Artist Info

Ripley, United Kingdom (3/30/1945) (3/30/1945) (3/30/1945)
Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE (born 30 March 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of The Yardbirds and of Cream.
Has Performed With
The Wallflowers, Steve Winwood, Robert Randolph and The Family Band, Jeff Beck

Critic Concert Reviews

The Telegraph (UK)

May 10, 2024
Even though he skipped his beloved hit Layla, the guitar god gave a truly heavenly performance – and is showing no signs of slowing down

Star Tribune (USA)

September 15, 2023
The guitar hero saluted Robbie Robertson, his blues forefathers and Minnesota in his first local show since 2009.

Pioneer Press (USA)

September 14, 2023
At 78, Eric Clapton has slowed down, but still thrills on the six-string

Louder Than War (UK)

February 13, 2023
Eric Clapton Live In Concert At Royal Festival Hall, London

Chicago Tribune (USA)

September 13, 2022
Eric Clapton returns to Chicago with a confident, no-frills show at United Center, opening with ‘God Save the Queen’

Chicago Concert Reviews (USA)

September 12, 2022
Amplified and unplugged, “Slowhand” Eric Clapton astounds in start of United Center stand

Detroit Free Press (USA)

September 11, 2022
Eric Clapton opens Detroit concert with 'God Save the Queen' at Little Caesars Arena

Past critic reviews published in

Gaffa (Denmark), Poplish (Denmark), Creative Loafing Tampa (USA), (USA), Houston Music Review (USA) and more

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