Rotherham: Classic slice of ‘Slowhand’ as leading Eric Clapton tribute act Classic Clapton play real ale festival this weekend

Classic Clapton frontman Mike Hall and his band are playing at the Rotherham Real Ale Festival his weekend
Classic Clapton frontman Mike Hall and his band are playing at the Rotherham Real Ale Festival his weekend

Classic Clapton will be making their first ever appearance in Rotherham this weekend as part of their 30th Anniversary Tour.

The band will be performing at Rotherham Real Ale & Music Festival at MAGNA Science Centre on Saturday night (13th June).

Their set includes many classic Eric Clapton songs, including Wonderful Tonight, I Shot The Sheriff and Layla.

Classic Clapton have performed all over the world and in frontman Mike Hall, they have someone who not only plays like Eric Clapton but looks like him too.

Mike has met Eric twice himself and even once received a message of support from him, written on a Concorde menu.

The gig starts at 7.30pm, although the beer festival itself is open from 12noon.

Tickets are £8 in advance from the venue, on 01709 720002 or £10 on the door. For more details, visit www.visitmagna.co.uk or www.magnarealale.co.uk