Richard Clapton Tour Dates Announced -
Richard Clapton, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Richard Clapton, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Richard Clapton Tour Dates Announced

by Paul Cashmere on July 24, 2012

in New Music,News

Richard Clapton will tour Australia to mark the release of his first album in eight years, ‘Harlequin Nights’.

Richard Clapton, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Richard Clapton, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Richard describes ‘Harlequin Nights’ as his bookend to the classic ‘Goodbye Tiger’. The album comes after a marriage breakdown and was spurred on from his new songwriting relationship with Danny Spencer. “The wife moved out which as anyone who’s been through it will attest isn’t an easy time in life, but creatively it’s been one of the most productive with Danny helping me write some of the best songs I have put my mind to for many years,” Clapton said.

The album features a six-minute epic ‘Vapour Trails’ and a party boys nod to Charlie Sheen in ‘Dancing With The Vampires.

Listen to ‘Vapour Trails’ here 

‘Harlequin Nights’ will be released through MCM on August 4, 2012.

Richard Clapton tour dates are:

18th August
State Theatre, Sydney NSW

31st August
Country Club Show Room, Launceston TAS

1st September
Wrestpoint Casino, Hobart TAS

8th September
16 Footers, Belmont NSW

14th September
Atrium Resort, Mandurah WA

15th September
Astor Theatre, Perth WA

28th September
QPAC Theatre, Brisbane QLD

29th September
Nambour Civic Centre, Sunshine Coast QLD

5th October
Palms at Crown Casino, Melbourne VIC

19th October
Thoroughbred Park, Lyneham ACT

27th October
Twin Towns, Gold Coast QLD

10th November
Waves, Wollongong NSW

11th November
Day of the Green, Bowral NSW

16th November
Campbelltown RSL, Campbelltown NSW

17th November
Dee Why RSL, Dee Why NSW

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