CLASSIC CLAPTON / Events / Sage Gateshead


CLASSIC CLAPTON the World's No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band featuring front man Mike Hall, who not only looks like Eric, he sings and plays guitar like him too!

CLASSIC CLAPTON were formed in 1985 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, the home-town of The Animals, Mark Knopfler and Sting. This was long before the term “tribute band” was invented. The band originally called themselves “After Midnigh... read more

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The Stables Theatre
United Kingdom, Milton Keynes, Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes
Nov 03, 2023 @ 8:00pm
  • Sat
    Dec 02

    Sage Gateshead

    United Kingdom, Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead , NE8 2JR
    Classic Clapton Farewell Concert

    CLASSIC CLAPTON the World's No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band featuring front-man Mike Hall will be making a welcome return to Sage Gateshead in December. The band was formed in 1985 as ''After Midnight'' and performed throughout the North East becoming popular for their covers of classic rock songs. In 2000 they began touring the UK as an Eric Clapton tribute band. They called the show "CLASSIC CLAPTON". This is likely to be the final concert by the full Classic Clapton band. In future Mike intends to continue with acoustic shows and the occasional gig by the ''After Midnight'' band.

    The band will be performing at Sage Gateshead on Saturday 2 December 2023. Doors open 7.30pm, band on stage 8pm. Tickets priced £20 are available from the box office, Tel: (0191) 443 4661 and also on-line at NB ticket prices are subject to handling fee on top of face value. This will be their fifth appearance at Sage Gateshead. Most of their previous appearances quickly sold out. Fans are advised to book early!

    They will perform all of EC's classic songs including Wonderful Tonight, Tears in Heaven, Crossroads, I Shot The Sheriff, Cocaine, Lay Down Sally and of course Layla! There will even be an “UNPLUGGED” segment.

    All Ages
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