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Eric Clapton to return to Royal Albert Hall in May 2009

Complete Clapton

Story by Jack Foley

GUITAR legend Eric Clapton is to return to London’s Royal Albert Hall in May 2009 for a series of concerts that he describes as being “like playing in my front room”.

The veteran performer – dubbed “Slowhand” – will also play venues in Dublin, Liverpool and Manchester as part of the recently announced tour.

Tickets for the Dublin concert at The O2 went on sale to the general public on October 23, while all UK other UK concerts go on sale to the general public on October 27 at 9am.

The full tour dates are as follows (all May 2009)…

11 – O2, Dublin, Ireland
13 – Echo Arena, Liverpool
14 – Manchester Evening News (MEN) Arena, Manchester
16 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England
17 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England
19 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England
20 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England
22 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England
23 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England