An evening with CLASSIC CLAPTON, The World’s No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band ,featuring front-man Mike Hall will be performing at Stables , Park Street Mews, Colombo on Saturday 18 March 7 30 pm onwards . Special opening band for the event is none other than “Flame” – with Naushad and his team.The proceeds from the event will be toward “Trail” Project .
This will be Classic Clapton’s first visit to Sri Lanka. They will perform all of Eric Clapton’s classic songs including Wonderful Tonight, Tears in Heaven, Crossroads, I Shot The Sheriff, Cocaine, Lay Down Sally and of course Layla! Along with an “UNPLUGGED” segment.
Their ability to re-create Clapton’s electrifying stage performances has been a tremendous success. In guitar/vocalist Mike Hall, the band possesses a front man who not only looks like Eric, he sings and plays guitar like him too!
Mike has met Eric Clapton twice and he has endorsed the band. In February 2001 the band was honored to perform at Eric Clapton’s Fan Club Convention in London. Also TV program ‘COVER THEIR TRACKS’in 2000 on Classic Clapton received rave reviews leading to national recognition.
The band has toured UK & Europe and performed at The Royal Festival Hall, London and a triumphant appearance at Glastonbury Festival, England. They have performed numerous concerts in Europe including Spain, Estonia, and Holland & France. In 2009 they appeared for the first time in Mumbai and invited back for 3 more concerts in India in January 2016..
In the past 32 years CLASSIC CLAPTON has become something of a rock institution.
The band comprises 4 excellent musicians:- Mike Hall (lead vocals/guitar), Derek Wilson (keyboards/ backing vocals), Danny Davison (drums) and Dave Robson (bass guitar /backing vocals),and have released three albums “THE MUSIC OF ERIC CLAPTON” the second is a live double CD ”CLASSIC CLAPTON Unplugged” recorded at Belfast Waterfront Halland the 3rd “CLASSIC CREAM” – featuring 20 songs made famous by the sixties supergroup.
“Eric is now in his 70’s. We understand that he has never performed in Sri Lanka. If Sri Lankan fans want to hear all of his hits performed authentically, we hope to see them at this special evening, as whole of Clapton’s illustrious career will be covered.” Mike Hall – Band leader
Don’t Miss out! “Evening with Classic Clapton “ is organised by Park Street Mews & Harpo’s Pizza & Pasta, Cinnamon hotel & Resorts as event Partners along with Commercial bank and Com Bank Max Loyalty, and radio partner TNL and Lite FM with proceeds towards “Trail” project.Tickets available at Parks street Mews Restaurant – Rs 3000/-