Nathan East to Join Eric Clapton’s Touring Band

Nathan EastGuitar legend Eric Clapton has once again recruited bass giant Nathan East to his touring band. East, who played with Clapton from 1984 to 2004, will be hitting the road with the former Cream guitarist in 2014, starting in Japan.

The rest of the band includes keyboardists Chris Stainton and Paul Carrack, vocalists Michelle John and Sharon White, and drummer Steve Gadd.

Nathan East’s prolific recording career includes Clapton’s “Tears in Heaven” and “Change the World.” More recently he laid down the low end on the smash hit Daft Punk track “Get Lucky.” (Editor’s note: check out our Stories Behind the Songs with Nathan for more.)

East is currently working on his first ever album as a solo band leader.

Eric Clapton 2014 Tour Dates:

  • February 18, 2014: Tokyo, Japan – Nippon Budokan
  • February 20, 2014: Tokyo, Japan – Nippon Budokan
  • February 21, 2014: Tokyo, Japan – Nippon Budokan
  • February 23, 2014: Yokohama, Japan – Yokohama Arena
  • February 25, 2014: Nagoya, Japan – Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium
  • February 26, 2014: Osaka, Japan – Osaka-Jo Hall
  • February 28, 2014: Tokyo, Japan – Nippon Budokan
  • March 4, 2014: Singapore – Singapore Indoor Stadium
  • March 6, 2014: Dubai, UAE – Dubai Media City Amphitheatre

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  1. Wow. Breaking news!

  2. ragazzi ! voi non scherzate mica !!siete forti !!!

  3. wow!! what a nice tour..Nathan East And Erick Clapton and the whole band..God Bless you All!!

  4. Any U.S. dates available?

  5. Brilliant news. What are UK dates?

  6. That is the lineup I saw the first time I saw Clapton, with the exception of Billy Preston on keys. I proudly display an autographed picture of Nathan in my music room.