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Braintree: Classic Clapton's tribute to the legend
6:00pm Thursday 10th October 2013 in News
An Eric Clapton look-alike is set to perform a hit-packed show as the legend at The Braintree Arts Theatre this Friday October 11.
Classic Clapton will be making their first appearance in Braintree, with frontman and guitarist Mike Hall, who won a national look-alike competition at Madam Tussauds in London, taking on title role.
The band was started in 1985 and pays tribute to Eric Clapton’s electric guitar playing and his hit records.
The band, consisting of four musicians, Mr Hall, backing vocalist and keyboard player Paul Warren, Danny Davison on drums and bass guitarist and backing singer Dave Robson, have played at The Royal Festival Hall, London and made an appearance at Glastonbury in 2002.
All of Eric Clapton’s classic hits will feature in the show, including ‘Wonderful Tonight’, ‘Tears in Heaven’, ‘I Shot The Sheriff’, and ‘Layla’.
Fans can also look forward to an ‘unplugged’ segment during the concert.
The bands three albums, ‘The Music of Eric Clapton’, ‘Classic Clapton Unplugged’ and ‘Classic Cream’ will all be available to purchase at the theatre.
Classic Clapton will appear at The Braintree Arts Theatre, Notley Road, at 8pm on Friday.
Doors open at 7.30pm, the band will be on stage at 8pm.
Tickets are £15, concessions £12, and are available from the box office on Tel: 01376 556354.
More information is available at:- braintreeartstheatre.com
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