GRAMMY Award-winning guitarist Gary Clark Jr. will appear on The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute to the Beatles
- a two-hour special that celebrates the group's legacy and the 50th anniversary of their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. Clark will perform the George Harrison-penned classic "While My Guitar
Gently Weeps" with The Eagles' Joe Walsh and Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl.
The show will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS on Sunday, Feb. 9, from 8 - 10 p.m. ET/PT - exactly 50 years to the day, date, and time of the original event.
The Austin-born singer, songwriter, and guitarist was awarded his first Grammy, for "Best Traditional R&B Performance" for "Please Come Home,"on January 26th. The song appears on Clark's debut album for Warner Bros. Records, Blak and Blu. Catch him making his fifth appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman, performing "You Saved Me," on February 17th.
Clark hits the road this week with Kings of Leon for a winter arena tour. Dates are listed below:
02/07 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
02/09 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center
02/11 Auburn Hills, MI The Palace Of Auburn Hills
02/14 New York, NY Madison Square Garden Arena
02/15 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
02/18 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center
02/19 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
02/21 Washington, DC Verizon Center
02/23 London, ON Budweiser Gardens
02/24 Montreal, Quebec Bell Centre
02/26 Toronto, Ontario Air Canada Centre
02/28 Boston, MA TD Garden
03/05 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
03/06 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
03/08 Chicago, IL United Center