OVER 30 OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST GUITARISTS PLAY
SIDEMEN TO EACH OTHER OVER TWO NIGHTS AT MSG
Widely considered one of the world’s all time greatest guitarists and known amongst his peers as a great collaborator, Eric Clapton announced today a major U.S. tour culminating in his fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival presented by Chase. The Festival, which has become legendary in its own right for hosting performances and impromptu collaborations from the world’s most legendary guitar players, will take place April 12-13 for the first time at New York City’s famed Madison Square Garden. See full listing below of artists performing.
Clapton and his band will visit more than a dozen cities across the U.S. beginning March 14, 2013 (see itinerary below). The tour will end with the two-night Festival where Clapton will gather the past, present and future of guitar music onto one stage for an unparalleled musical event. All profits from the Festival will benefit The Crossroads Centre in Antigua, a treatment and education facility founded by Clapton for chemically dependent persons.
Tickets for the Crossroads Guitar Festival will be offered as an advance sale to Chase customers beginning Monday, November 26 at 12pm EST via www.ticketmaster.com through Thursday, November 29 at 10pm. General Public On-Sale will begin Friday, November 30 at 12pm EST.
Tickets for the Clapton 2013 U.S. Tour will go on-sale beginning November 30, 2012. Please check local venue listings for more detailed information.
Clapton has assembled an impressive band for the 2013 U.S. dates which will consist of long-time touring partners: Doyle Bramhall II (guitar), Steve Jordan (drums), Chris Stainton (piano and keyboards), and Willie Weeks (bass), along with newcomers Paul Carrack (organ and keyboards) and Greg Leisz (pedal steel guitar). Michelle John and Sharon White will join the touring band again as backing vocalists. The tour will also feature special guests, The Wallflowers. Please check local listings for ticketing information.
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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.
ERIC CLAPTON U.S. TOUR
Thursday, March 14 - Phoenix, AZ - U.S. Airways Center
Saturday, March 16 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center
Sunday, March 17 - Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center
Tuesday, March 19 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
Wednesday, March 20 - Oklahoma City, OK - Chesapeake Energy Arena
Friday, March 22 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena
Saturday, March 23 - New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Arena
Tuesday, March 26 - Jacksonville, FL - Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Wednesday, March 27 - Atlanta, GA - Gwinnett Arena
Friday, March 29 - Hollywood, FL - Seminole Hard Rock Live
Saturday, March 30 - Hollywood, FL - Seminole Hard Rock Live
Tuesday, April 2 - Charlotte, NC - Time Warner Cable Arena
Wednesday, April 3 - Raleigh, NC - PNC Arena
Friday, April 5 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
Saturday, April 6 - Pittsburgh, PA - Consol Energy Center
Friday, April 12 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
Saturday, April 13 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
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