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Head to London for an evening with a Eric Clapton
31 Oct 2014

Eric Clapton is one of the world’s most famous musicians with a career that has spanned 50 years and seen him be the only person to be inducted three times into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

To celebrate his upcoming 70th birthday, Clapton will be heading to one of the world’s most famous stages, the Royal Albert Hall, to perform a special run of concerts.

Although his birthday is actually in March, the event will be celebrated in May and will see the Layla singer make his 172nd headline performance at the London venue. In fact, to date, Clapton has played at the Royal Albert Hall on 198 occasions, with the first time being 50 years ago back on December 7th 1964, when he performed as part of the Yardbirds for BBC Two's Top Beat Show.

Clapton has played at the Royal Albert Hall so many times that he once compared it to “playing in my front room”.

The special run of concerts will be on from Thursday May 14th until Saturday 23rd, but tickets have been selling fast with a number of dates sold out and some actually added to extend the run, so it is advised that tickets are purchased as soon as possible.

Accompanying Clapton for his special run will be his band members, Steve Gadd, Paul Carrack, Sharon White, Chris Stainton and Michelle John.

It will be the first time Clapton returns to the stage following this year’s global tour which saw the guitarist headline at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival as well as taking to the stage in Japan, Poland, Austria, Singapore, UAE, Bahrain and Germany.

VIP Experiences are available for the performances, which include a pre-show standing reception in the Royal Albert Hall’s VIP hospitality suite, as well as premium stalls seat. Guests will also be offered a menu of delicious canapés as well as hot and cold food during the reception before the show.ADNFCR-408-ID-801757791-ADNFCR

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