A star-studded gathering of musicians honored the late guitar legend Jeff Beck with two tribute shows on Monday (May 22nd) and Tuesday (May 23rd) at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Eric Clapton, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett, Rod Stewart, Johnny Depp, ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry were among the major names who took the stage to perform material and covers that Beck himself played during his lifetime.
Highlights included a rousing cover of Beck and Depp’s take on “Isolation” by John Lennon — performed by Hammett, Gibbons, and Depp (who released the song as a collaborative single with Beck in 2022); Stewart tearing through a four-song medley with Clapton; and Gibbons and Depp taking on ZZ Top’s “Rough Boy,” a song Beck and Gibbons used to play together.
Elsewhere, Clapton performed lengthy sets on both nights, dipping into Beck’s songbook for originals like “Beck’s Bolero,” as well as songs by their shared band the Yardbirds and blues standards by Buddy Guy and Muddy Waters.
Other notable performers across the two nights included Imelda May, John McLaughlin, Robert Randolph, Olivia Safe, Joss Stone, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Ronnie Wood, and members of the Jeff Beck Band: Rhonda Smith, Anika Nilles, and Robert Stevenson.
Visit Setlist.fm for a setlist breakdown from the two concerts, and watch fan footage and see the setlist from the shows below.
“A Tribute To Jeff Beck” Setlist (performed both nights):
Blue Rainbow – Eric Clapton
Shapes Of Things – Eric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall II
Heart Full Of Soul – Eric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall II
Wee Wee Baby – Eric Clapton
Little Brown Bird – Eric Clapton, Derek Trucks
Done Somebody Wrong – Eric Clapton, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi
The Sky Is Crying – Eric Clapton, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi
Beck’s Bolero – Eric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall II, Ronnie Wood
Elegy For Dunkirk – Olivia Safe, Robert Randolph
Isolation – Johnny Depp, Kirk Hammett, Billy Gibbons
Walkin’ In The Sand – Johnny Depp, Imelda May, Ronnie Wood
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat – Derek Trucks, Chris Stainton
You Know You Know – John McLaughlin
Stratus – John McLaughlin
Rough Boy – Billy Gibbons
Rice Pudding – Billy Gibbons, Ronnie Wood, Chris Stainton
Train Kept A Rollin’ – Johnny Depp, Kirk Hammett, Ronny Wood, Billy Gibbons, Imelda May
Freeway Jam – Eric Clapton, Robert Randolph, Doyle Bramhall II
I Put A Spell On You – Eric Clapton, Joss Stone, Robert Randolph
‘Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers – Eric Clapton, Gary Clark, Jr.
Let Me Love You – Eric Clapton, Gary Clark, Jr.
Infatuation – Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
Rock My Plimsoul (Rock Me Baby) – Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
I Ain’t Superstitious – Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, Gary Clark, Jr.
People Get Ready – Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, Gary Clark, Jr.
Going Down – Everyone