Ticket sales date announced for Eric Clapton show

DULUTH - Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 19 for Eric Clapton's October stop at the Arena at Gwinnett Center.

Rock n' Roll Hall of Famer Clapton will play with special guest Robert Cray Oct. 14 at the Duluth venue.

Clapton's latest release is "Back Home," his first album of original songs in several years. His best-known hits, including "Layla," "I Shot the Sheriff" and "Cocaine," feature his masterful guitar playing abilities. Clapton has said he will revisit songs from throughout his career, including rarely played Derek and the Dominos songs and tracks from the early '70s, during the tour.

Tickets will be on sale at www.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets and the Gwinnett Center Box Office. Call 404-249-6400 to charge by phone. The Arena is located at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway.