Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 Tickets
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Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 will be a two day event at the Madison Square Garden on Friday, April 12, 2013 and on Saturday, April 13, 2013. Both days of the festival are scheduled to begin at 7:30 PM.
The 2013 Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival is the 4th Crossroads Guitar Festival that Eric Clapton has produced. The Festival will include many impromptu collaborations from the world’s most legendary guitar players.
All profits generated from the festival will be used to benefit The Crossroads Centre in Antigua, a treatment & education facility established by Eric Clapton for people who are chemically dependent.
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Here is a list of the performers currently confirmed for the festival. Every year the Crossroads Guitar Festivals have been held there have also been unannounced surprise appearances by some of the greatest guitar players alive!
Albert Lee Albert now plays his Music Man Guitar made by the Ernie Ball Company. He owns over 25 guitars, including a Gibson J-200 given to him by Don Everly of the Everly Brothers and a Gibson Les Paul Custom given to him by Eric Clapton. In his career of over 50 years he has become known as one of the world's greatest guitar players.
Allan Holdsworth is one of the 20th century's most prominent guitarists. He is known as an innovator in between and within the worlds of rock and jazz music. He has engineered and invented electronic sound-processing tools, including The Harness and has several guitar designs produced by Carvin, and has worked with Luthier DeLap in conceiving custom baritone and piccolo guitars.
Allman Brothers Band were the principal architects of Southern rock, creating this new musical offshoot from elements of blues, jazz, soul, R&B and rock and roll. In 1999, the Allman Brothers Band celebrated their 30th anniversary with an 18-night stand at New York’s Beacon Theatre and are looking forward to returning to New York at the Madison Square Garden for the guitar festival.
Andy Fairweather Low rose to prominence in the 1960’s as the front man and guitarist for chart topping teen idol band Amen Corner. In the early nineties Andy joined Eric Clapton’s band with which he stayed until 2003. He has had a remarkable career working with many of the greatest musicians and bands during his long career as a performing artist and producer.
BB King is known by all as The King of the Blues. King began recording in 1949, and scored his first hit in 1951 with "Three O' Clock Blues." Over 5 decades later he is still thrilling audiences with his unique and unmatchable style, still touring and cutting albums such as his recent Eric Clapton collaboration, Riding With the King.
Blake Mills debut solo album was Break Mirrors, released July 6, 2010. His talent as a guitarist is well sought after and has resulted in his touring with Jenny Lewis, Band of Horses, and Cass McCombs; recording as a session musician with Julian Casablancas, Weezer, and Kid Rock; and was a founding member of the band Simon Dawes.
Booker T was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992, and was honored with a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement on February 11, 2007. On February 12, 2012 his The Road from Memphis album won at the 54th Grammy Awards for Best Pop Instrumental Album. Booker T. & the M.G.'s were influential in shaping the sound of southern & Memphis soul.
Brad Paisley has been performing professionally since he was 13, winning 14 CMA Awards, including Male Vocalist of the Year three times along with a record-setting five consecutive Academy of Country Music Male Vocalist honors. His style crosses between traditional country music and Southern rock. Brad Paisley is an incredible talent!
Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a chief guitar influence to rock titans like Hendrix, Clapton, Beck and Vaughan and a pioneer of Chicago's fabled West Side sound. Internationally acclaimed and a Grammy winner Guy has firmly cemented a blues legacy. He is still drawing huge crowds in a career that began in the late 1950's.
Citizen Cope is an American singer, guitarist, songwriter and producer. His music is a mixture of blues, soul, folk, and rock. He has been touring professionally for over ten years and his compositions have been recorded by many artists, including Carlos Santana, Dido, Pharoahe Monch and Richie Havens. He participated in the 2010 Crossroads Guitar Festival.
Dave Biller is a guitarist from Texas and has been playing the guitar for over 30 years. He is also a songwriter and producer. He has toured with artists such as Dale Watson, Wayne Hancock, the Asylum Street Spankers, and Deke Dickerson. He is varied in his musical styles which include country, rockabilly, blues, jazz, and Django Reinhardt-style gypsy music.
Doyle Bramhall II is an American singer and guitarist. He is best known for his work in Arc Angels. Doyle has toured with Roger Waters as well as performing as a guitarist and vocalist in his band Smokestack. He was the second guitarist in Eric Clapton's band from 2004 to 2009 and will be performing with Clapton's band in 2013 for a series of 12 concerts in the UK.
Earl Klugh has been a master guitarist with a career spanning three decades and been a defining figure in contemporary Jazz. He has 23 Top Ten Billboard Jazz Chart Albums (5 of those @ #1) along with 12 Grammy Award nominations. He won the 1980 Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Performance for the album, One on One, with Bob James.
Eric Clapton is one of the world’s all time great guitarists and never disappoints his fans with his electrifying performances. His career, spanning over 40 years, has seen him winning many Grammy Awards & being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame three times (as a performer with the Yardbirds and Cream as well as a solo artist).
Gary Clark Jr. is best known for his extremely fuzzy guitar sound and smooth vocal style. He has performed in many music festivals including Coachella, JazzFest, Memphis Beale St., Hangout, High Sierra, Sasquatch, Mountain Jam, Wakarusa, Bonnaroo, Hard Rock Calling, Newport Folk Festival, Orion Music Festival, Osheaga, Lollapalooza, and ACL Music Festival.
Jeff Beck had his first big break when replaced Eric Clapton as the Yardbirds’ lead guitarist in 1965. He later would perform in Eric Clapton's Crossroads Festival in Chicago (July 2007). On April 4th 2009 Jeff was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. He also performed with Stevie Wonder at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary concerts at Madison Square Garden.
Jimmie Vaughan is one of the greatest and most respected guitarists in the world of popular music. Jimmie Vaughan's reputation as a master musician became well known, thanks to the admiration of blues legends like B.B. King and Buddy Guy, such guitar superstars as Eric Clapton and Z.Z. Top’s Billy Gibbons.
John Mayer began transitioning towards the blues genre in 2005 by collaborating with well known blues artists such as B. B. King, Buddy Guy, and Eric Clapton, and by forming the John Mayer Trio. At the 49th Annual Grammy Awards Mayer won Best Pop Vocal Album for Continuum and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Waiting on the World to Change".
John Scofield is a known as a masterful jazz improviser. His music generally falls somewhere between post-bop, funk edged jazz, and R & B. Scofield toured and recorded with Miles Davis from 1982-1985 and his work with Davis helped him become a major player and composer in the international Jazz scene.
Jonny Lang began playing the guitar at the age of 12 and began professionally when he joined the Bad Medicine Blues Band, which was then renamed Kid Jonny Lang & The Big Bang. Lang has toured with the greats, including the Rolling Stones, Buddy Guy, Aerosmith, B.B. King, Blues Traveler, Jeff Beck and Sting. He performed in the Eric Clapton's 2004 Crossroads Guitar Festival.
Keb Mo is a three–time Grammy Award winner for Best Contemporary Blues Album ("Keep It Simple" in 2005, "Slow Down" in 1999, and "Just Like You" in 1997) in addition to many other awards and nominations. Keb Mo is a master at blending blues, jazz, r&b and soul through melody and rhythm.
Keith Urban is a singer, guitarist and songwriter who is one of the world's biggest country music stars. In 2009 his platinum album "Defying Gravity" won a Grammy Award and entered Billboard's pop and country charts at Number One, spinning off five Top Ten hits, including the chart-toppers "Sweet Thing" and "Only You Can Love Me This Way."
Kurt Rosenwinkle is known as one of the most successful jazz guitarists of the East Coast. He toured with performers such as Paul Motion, Joe Henderson and Joe Lovano and has earned the praise of jazz guitarists like John Scofield and Pat Metheny. He is also a talented composer, being honored with the Composer's Award in 1995 by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Los Lobos released their debut album, "Just Another Band from East L.A" over 30 years ago and is still going strong. They continue to be very popular 3 decades later with releases such as 1996’s "Colossal Head", 2002’s "Good Morning Aztlán" and 2006’s "The Town and the City" along with their newest album, "Tin Can Trust".
Quinn Sullivan was invited for an impromptu jam by legendary Buddy Guy when he was only 8 year old. He has toured the United States with Buddy Guy and Jonny Lang and has finished work on his new CD to be released soon. Born March 26, 1999 this American blues guitar prodigy will be the youngest performer ever to take part in Eric Clapton's Guitar Festivals.
Robbie Robertson is a Canadian singer-songwriter, and guitarist. Robertson is best known as the guitarist and primary songwriter within "The Band" which has been has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. He made an appearance at the Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival July, 2007.
Robert Cray is a five-time Grammy Award winner. Cray is an American blues guitarist and singer who has entertained crowds for more than 35 years. In 2011, Cray was inducted to the Blues Hall of Fame. He has appeared at the Crossroads Guitar Festival before and supported Eric Clapton on his 2006-2007 world tour.
Robert Randolph is a pedal steel guitarist who made his name playing gospel music. He also leads the Robert Randolph and the Family Band which is an American funk and soul band. Randolph was trained as a pedal steel guitarist in the House of God Church and makes prominent use of the instrument in the band's music.
Sonny Landreth in a career of over 40 years has earned a reputation as a gifted slide guitarist, whose unique playing style mixes traditional slide with the unconventional technique of fretting the strings behind the slide. Eric Clapton has said that Landreth is "the most underestimated musician on the planet and also probably one of the most advanced."
Taj Mahal is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist and one of the most prominent and influential figures in late 20th century blues and roots music. His career has spanned 4 decades and includes two Grammy Award winning albums, "Señor Blues" (released in 1997) and "Shoutin' in Key" (released in 2000).
Vince Gill has earned 18 CMA Awards, including Entertainer of the Year in 1993 and 1994. He is tied with George Strait for having won the most CMA Male Vocalist Awards (five), and is currently second only to Brooks and Dunn for accumulating the most CMA Awards in history. He has received 20 Grammy Awards to date, the most of any male Country artist.
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