With a stellar career spanning four decades, Richard Clapton is an Australian music icon; his songs are the soundtrack of our lives. Richard has continually recorded and released numerous records with an unmistakable Australian sound. His landmark album Goodbye Tiger, now 40 years old, was, without doubt, his most critically acclaimed and successful album.
Clapton’s journey began when at just 16, he charmed his way into a Sydney hotel to hang out with the Rolling Stones. From that day on, Richard Clapton knew he was going to be a rock star. It's now almost 50 years since that fateful day – years filled with a lifetime of incredible experiences, outrageous good times and a catalogue of iconic and timeless songs. Through the glory years of rock 'n' roll, bouncing between London, Berlin, Sydney, Los Angeles and Paris, Richard forged his own career and built up a significant body of work while living, loving and partying with the biggest names in music.
The ARIA Hall of Fame inductee and acclaimed songwriter also became an author when he published his memoirs The best years of our lives in 2014. Now you will have the chance to join Richard Clapton as he recreates the magic and shares a lifetime of memories on stage at Lizotte's, on 24+25 August.