Eric Clapton Breaks Vow To Never Play Venue With Vaccine Mandate

The “Layla” singer performed a show at a New Orleans venue that required proof of one shot.

9/22/2021 1:31:00 AM

The “Layla” singer performed a show at a New Orleans venue that required proof of one shot.

The “Layla” singer performed a show at a New Orleans venue that required proof of one shot. He had said he would not play anywhere with such restrictions.

Screenshot via TicketmasterEric Clapton show listing on Ticketmaster.Screenshot via StubHubEric Clapton show listing on StubHub.Screenshot via Smoothie King CenterEric Clapton show listing on Smoothie King Center’s website.HuffPost has reached out to the Louisiana venue and Clapton for comment, but has not received a response.

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The Smoothie King Center’s website clearly states on itsCOVID-19 informationpage that it adheres to local guidelines that require all ticket-holders12 and older to show proof of having received at least one dose of a vaccine or evidence of a recent negative COVID-19 test. It also states that all concertgoers are required to wear face masks, but, according to a review of the 14-song show posted Sunday by the

Times-Picayune newspaper, the venue was pretty lax with enforcing these guidelines. The Times-Picayune staff writer who attended the show reported that “a security guard glanced at a photo of my vaccine card without checking the name against my ID” and that those in the crowd could remove their masks to eat or drink, noting: headtopics.com

​​“A drink, then, doubled as a get-out-of-masking-free card.”Gareth Cattermole via Getty ImagesEric Clapton performs at Music for the Marsden 2020 at The O2 Arena in London. The famed guitarist said in July:"I wish to say that I will not perform on any stage where there is a discriminated audience present."

The English rocker vowed in July that he would not perform anywhere that required proof of vaccination.The move was made after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that vaccination requirements would be enforced at crowded venues.“I wish to say that I will not perform on any stage where there is a discriminated audience present,” the legendary guitarist wrote on the Telegram messaging app in July. “Unless there is provision made for all people to attend, I reserve the right to cancel the show.”

The “Cocaine” crooner, who released ananti-vaccine anthemin August, did receive the AstraZeneca doses, however. But he said he suffered “disastrous” side effects that lasted weeks.The “Layla” singer, 76, has admitted that his views regarding COVID-19 have alienated him from many of his famous friends.

Getty ImagesVan Morrison and Eric Clapton backstage during two sold-out nights at London’s Royal Albert Hall in April 2009.“I’ve tried to reach out to fellow musicians,” he explained during an interview with YouTube free-speech channelin June. “I just don’t hear from them anymore. My phone doesn’t ring very often. I don’t get that many texts and emails anymore. It’s quite noticeable … I was ostracized. And I could feel that everywhere.” headtopics.com

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But we suppose, who sued over COVID-19 restrictions in Northern Ireland,still sends a text from time to time. Read more: HuffPost »

Being half vaccinated is useless what a waste of everybody’s time So he’ll be playing in his living room then He should get an honorary 'republicanship' with that level of greedy hypocrisy..overrated hendrixwannabe i'm shocked that he sold out. is he really that broke? Money talks, BS walks! He must have needed the money.

You don’t need to put quotation marks around cocaine. We all know. WAS my all time fave. Cancelled. Shame on him Lame!! Despite your seduction at the hands of the misinformation machine, I still love the music you make...

Anti-Vax Hypocrite Eric Clapton Breaks Own Vow, Plays Venue With Vaccine MandateAnti-vax hypocrite Eric Clapton has broken his own vow never to play a concert that requires vaccines Remember when Rolling Stone was relevant? Pepperidge farms remembers... O sea que no nomás tiene la mano lenta... También el entendimiento. Qué decepción. No sabía que era tan bruto. 😒 This guy?

Good. Not sure that the deranged anti-vaxxer path was going to work out for longtime has-been EricClapton anyway. I've never been impressed by ol' Slowhand. Maybe when I was 12 before I could outplay him. Principles...even misguided ones...often fail in the face of money. Otro más fuera de mi lista cha-ching!

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Eric Clapton Must Be Miserable Tonight, Because He Broke His COVID Tour MandateHe previously vowed to never perform at a venue that “discriminated” against unvaccinated people. Playing like the true capitalist he is. XeuleBot 🎶 If you want to get sick, and people think you’re a Dick… Covid 🎶

How Will the Vaccine Mandate for Employers Work, Exactly?What we know so far, from reporting a workplace that isn’t enforcing the new rules to fielding sketchy medical and religious exemption claims. They will be discriminatory, morally wrong, and unproductive. That’s how they will work. Informed consent cannot be given for a mandatory medical intervention.

Most Americans Now Want Vaccine Mandates For Planes, Hotels And Restaurants, Per GallupOver the last four months, support for travel-related vaccine mandates has ticked noticeably upward. The MSM has certainly put enough fear in people to want them Just so we all know what 'most' means. 👇👇👇 Also... 'Those who report having personally been vaccinated... are much more likely in turn to favor vaccination requirements.' Stop lying

Most Americans Now Want Vaccine Mandates For Planes, Hotels And Restaurants, Per GallupOver the last four months, support for travel-related vaccine mandates has ticked noticeably upward. false Really? are they nuts or is this just media propaganda? most probably the latter. 😬

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