Clapton Announces Crossroads 2013
Posted 11/22/2012 12:15:00 PM

We the rockers of Chicago have been so fortunate over the years to have Mr. Clapton throw his Crossroads guitar festival in our backyard.  Considering it has included the very best guitarists from many different genres, it has really been a blessing for me to attend. In other words, I frikkin LOVE IT!

The good news is that Eric Clapton has announced his 2013 tour dates and it all ends with a 2 night Crossroads festival. The bad news, well for us Chicagoans, is that it will not be in our backyard. This time New York City gets the honors.

I have posted the entire list of tour dates below with both Crossroads nights in NYC. As usual, the guitarists for Crossroads are the best of the best, and usually spawn some awesome spontaneous collaboration on the live stage. Just take a look at these players:

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
Quinn Sullivan
Robbie Robertson
Robert Cray
Robert Randolph
Sonny Landreth
Taj Mahal, Vince Gill

"The Crossroads Festival is the realization of a dream for me, to gather a group of amazingly talented musicians to perform on one stage. The Crossroads performers are all musicians I admire and respect." said Eric Clapton.

2013 Tour Dates:

Thursday, March 14
Saturday, March 16
Sunday, March 17
Tuesday, March 19
Wednesday, March 20
Friday, March 22
Saturday, March 23
Tuesday, March 26
Wednesday, March 27
Friday, March 29
Saturday, March 30
Tuesday, April 2
Wednesday, April 3
Friday, April 5
Saturday, April 6
Friday, April 12
Saturday, April 13

Phoenix, AZ
Houston, TX
Austin, TX
Dallas, TX
Oklahoma City, OK
Nashville, TN
New Orleans, LA
Jacksonville, FL
Atlanta, GA
Hollywood, FL
Hollywood, FL
Charlotte, NC
Raleigh, NC
Uncasville, CT
Pittsburgh, PA
New York, NY
New York, NY

U.S. Airways Center
Toyota Center
Frank Erwin Center
American Airlines Center
Chesapeake Energy Arena
Bridgestone Arena
New Orleans Arena
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Gwinnett Arena
Seminole Hard Rock Live
Seminole Hard Rock Live
Time Warner Cable Arena
PNC Arena
Mohegan Sun Arena
Consol Energy Center
Madison Square Garden
Madison Square Garden

 

 by
Patrick Capone
http://patcapone.com

Posted By: Pat  

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