Eric Clapton has just announced that he will be hitting the road this spring! The guitarist will be kicking off his 17-date U.S. tour in Phoenix, AZ on March 14, 2013 and will end with the Crossroads Guitar Festival at New York’s Madison Square Garden on April 12th & 13th. The two night Festival will feature performances by such legendary musicians as The Allman Brothers Band, BB King, Brad Paisley, Gary Clark Jr., Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Keith Urban, Robbie Robertson, Eric Clapton (of course) and more.
“The Crossroads Festival is the realization of a dream for me, to gather a group of amazingly talented musicians to perform on one stage,” said Clapton. “The Crossroads performers are all musicians I admire and respect.”
Tickets for the Crossroads Guitar Festival Presented By Chase will go on sale to the general public on November 30th at 12pm EST. An advance sale for Chase customers begins on November 26th at 12pm EST and ends November 29th 10pm EST.
Tickets for the Clapton 2013 U.S. Tour will go on sale beginning November 30th – check with local venues for more information.
Click here for a complete list of tour dates!
CURRENT CROSSROADS FESTIVAL ARTIST LISTING
(Note: Two Different Nights of Music. Not All Artists Will Perform Both Nights)
Allman Brothers Band
Andy Fairweather Low
Doyle Bramhall II
Gary Clark Jr.
All proceeds from the Crossroads Guitar Festival will benefit the Crossroads Centre in Antigua. The Crossroads Centre was founded by Clapton in 1998 and provides treatment and education to chemically dependent persons, those with other compulsive addictive behaviors and their families. Visit crossroadsguitarfestival.com for more details.