Eric Clapton Announces Jeff Beck All-Star Tribute Concerts
Eric Clapton is leading an impressive lineup of musicians taking part in two special tribute concerts honoring Jeff Beck.
Clapton shared via social media, “Sandra Beck and Eric Clapton announce concerts by rock legend friends to honor the memory and artistry of the late Jeff Beck. The concerts will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on the 22nd and 23rd May 2023.”
A TRIBUTE TO JEFF BECK WITH ERIC CLAPTON & FRIENDS— Eric Clapton (@EricClapton) March 10, 2023
Sandra Beck, and Eric Clapton announce concerts by rock legend friends to honour the memory and artistry of the late Jeff Beck. The concerts will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on the 22nd and 23rd May 2023. pic.twitter.com/AHcq1mhStY
In a listing for the two shows on Royal Albert Hall’s website, the lineup of artists booked for these shows is very impressive. In addition to Clapton, other artists confirmed include Rod Stewart, Billy Gibbons, Gary Clark Jr., Johnny Depp and Robert Randolph. The bill is rounded out with Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Joss Stone, Doyle Bramhall, Imelda May and John McLaughlin.
Tickets for these shows go on sale to the general public on March 15 at 10 AM GMT/6 AM EDT. Complete details can be found at RoyalAlbertHall.com.
Beck died suddenly in January at age 78 after contracting bacterial meningitis.
Jeff Beck: Tributes Pour in Honoring Iconic Guitarist
Jeff Beck suddenly died yesterday (January 10) at the age of 78. His family confirmed in a statement that his cause of death was the result of bacterial meningitis.
Beck’s influence on guitar playing cannot be overstated. He is widely regarded as one of the best guitarists of all time. He is respected by legions of fans, as well as his peers. The love and respect for Beck is evident in how many music legends took to social media to pay tribute to him.
Below are just some of the notable tributes to Beck.