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Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 – Line-up

Written by admin on April 5, 2013 – 8:51 am -



Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival will take over New York’s Madison Square Garden on April 12 and 13.

Rolling Stone reports that Clapton will open the festival with an acoustic set, ahead of his headlining performance the following night. He will also take to the stage to jam with special guest on the opening night, including the Allman Brothers Band.

Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013

The artists scheduled to perform at the Festival are: Albert Lee, Allan Holdsworth, Allman Brothers Band, Andy Fairweather Low, BB King, Blake Mills, Booker T, Brad Paisley, Buddy Guy, Citizen Cope, Dave Biller, Doyle Bramhall II, Earl Klugh, Eric Clapton, Gary Clark Jr., Jeff Beck, Jimmie Vaughan, John Mayer, John Scofield, Jonny Lang, Keb Mo, Keith Urban, Kurt Rosenwinkle, Los Lobos, Matt “Guitar” Murphy, Quinn Sullivan, Robbie Robertson, Robert Cray, Robert Randolph, Sonny Landreth, Steve Cropper,Taj Mahal, and Vince Gill.

As with the previous three Crossroads Guitar Festivals, the event will benefit the Crossroads Centre in Antigua, a treatment and education facility founded by Clapton for chemically dependent persons.

The Festival will be accompanied by the “Guitar Center Road to Crossroads Exhibition” on the Terrace level at Madison Square Garden, which will feature some of the most valuable guitars in the history of rock and blues.

Clapton will take to the road in Europe in May, with the following dates confirmed:

  • May 9, 2013 – Dublin Ireland – O2
  • May 10, 2013 – Belfast, Ireland – Odyssey Arena
  • May 13, 2013 – Birmingham, UK – LG Arena
  • May 14, 2013 – Manchester, UK – Manchester Arena
  • May 17, 2013 – London, UK – Royal Albert Hall
  • May 18, 2013 – London, UK – Royal Albert Hall
  • May 20, 2013 – London, UK – Royal Albert Hall
  • May 21, 2013 – London, UK – Royal Albert Hall
  • May 23, 2013 – London, UK – Royal Albert Hall
  • May 24, 2013 – London, UK – Royal Albert Hall
  • May 26, 2013 – London, UK – Royal Albert Hall
  • May 29, 2013 – Frankfurt, Germany – Festhalle
  • May 30, 2013 – Berlin, Germany – O2 World
  • June 1, 2013 – Hamburg, Germany – O2 World
  • June 2, 2013 – Leipzig, Germany – Leipzig Arena
  • June 4, 2013 – Kaunas, Lithuania – Zalgirio Arena
  • June 5, 2013 – Riga, Latvia – Riga Arena
  • June 7, 2013 – Lodz, Poland – Poland Atlas Arena
  • June 9, 2013 – Munich, Germany – Olympiahalle
  • June 11, 2013 – Vienna, Austria – Stadthalle
  • June 12, 2013 – Stuttgart, Germany – Schleyerhalle
  • June 14, 2013 – Oberhausen, Germany – Koenig-Pilsener Arena
  • June 15, 2013 – Cologne, Germany – Lanxess Arena
  • June 18, 2013 – Nuernberg, Germany – Arena Nuernberger Versicherung
  • June 19, 2013 – Prague, Czech Republic – O2 Arena Prague.

Fans can expect to hear performances of some of the tracks on his latest album “Old Sock” which was released last month on CD and vinyl.

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