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    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:44:03

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    Eric Clapton will celebrate his upcoming 70th birthday on March 30, 2015.

    He will keep the party going with a series of shows in May, which will take place at London's Royal Albert Hall. The shows launch on Thursday, May 14, 2015, and they run through Monday, May 18, 2015.

    The guitar god will be accompanied by his band members Paul Carrack, Steve Gadd, Nathan East, Chris Stainton, Sharon White and Michelle John.

    The shows also mark 50 years since Clapton first played at Royal Albert Hall – his debut was on December 7, 1964 when he performed as part of The Yardbirds for BBC-2 TV's Top Beat Show.

    Clapton returned to the venue four years later for Cream's U.K. Farewell Concerts on November 26, 1968.

    And now he is back again to celebrate the big seven oh!

    Eric Clapton at Royal Albert Hall 2015 Tour Dates:

    Thursday, May 14 London, UK Royal Albert Hall
    Friday, May 15 London, UK Royal Albert Hall
    Sunday, May 17 London, UK Royal Albert Hall
    Monday, May 18 London, UK Royal Albert Hall

    For tickets and more info, visit RoyalAlbertHall.com.

    Have you see Eric Clapton live? If so, how was he?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    10.23.14



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