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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.

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Eric Clapton announces 2013 tour and fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival

Written by admin on November 20, 2012 – 1:30 pm -

Eric Clapton has announced a major tour for 2013, which will include a two-day Crossroads Guitar Festival at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Clapton’s 12-city US tour opens on March 14 at the US Airways Center in Phoenix, AZ. He will be joined on the tour by long-time backing musicians Doyle Bramhall II (guitar), Steve Jordan (drums), Chris Stainton (piano and keyboards), and Willie Weeks (bass); and newcomers Paul Carrack (organ and keyboards) and Greg Leisz (pedal steel guitar). Michelle John and Sharon White will return as backing vocalists.

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Song of the Week #131 – “Bring It On Home to Me”

Written by admin on November 5, 2012 – 7:29 pm -

Sam Cooke’s “Bring It On Home To Me” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

“Bring It On Home to Me” was released in May 1962 as the B-side of “Having a Party,” but would go on to chart independently of the A-side.

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In Performance at the White House – Red, White and Blues

Written by admin on February 22, 2012 – 8:14 pm -

Mick Jagger, B.B. King, Buddy Guy and others came together in the East Room of the White House last night to celebrate the history of blues music.

The event took place as part of Black History Month and will air on PBS on Monday as “In Performance at the White House – Red, White and Blues.”

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Glastonbury Festival 2011

Written by admin on June 23, 2011 – 7:00 pm -

The Glastonbury Festival gets underway tomorrow at Worthy Farm in Somerset and festival goers have already arrived in their droves to find that a week of rain has turned the 900-acre site into a mud bath.

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