Eric Clapton announces the fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival

Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013

One of the world’s pre-eminent blues/rock guitarists of all times, Eric Clapton has announced a guitar festival at the Madison Square Garden on the 12th and 13th of April, 2013. This guitar festival is held occasionally and is the convocation of the world’s best rock and blues guitarists. This great musical gala will play a major role in raising money for Crossroads Center. The Crossroads Center is a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center based in the Caribbean Island. It was founded by the great musician Eric Clapton in 1988.  Eric has won 18 Grammy’s and many other countless awards over the past.

The group of people performing at this concert will include some of the greatest and most appreciated guitarists including B.B. King, Jimmie Vaughan, Albert Lee, Gary Clark Jr., Buddy Guy and Robert Cray as the blues guitarists while many other world’s renowned names including various highly popular country artists such as Brad Paisley, Vince Gill etc. It is also said that many of the popular artists are participating in the concert just for a cause and might not be performing. Mr. Clapton has called his pals for a Crossroads Guitar Festival for the fourth time in order to raise money for the rehab. The Crossroads musical festival was initially held in the year 2004 in Dallas, US. After a splendid success of this great festival, this event was reorganized in Toyota Park in 2007 and in Bridgeview in 2010.

This charity event is one of a kind which has become highly appreciated and popular celebrations of world’s guitar heroes. Eric Clapton has also announced that he will tour above a dozen of US cities along with his band and the tour will end at the Madison Square Garden. This announcement has made his fans rush to the ticket selling sites for booking their Eric Clapton concert tickets. The world’s popular online tickets booking companies have announced the sale of discounted Eric Clapton concert tickets online immediately after the announcement of the tour by the great musician and singer. If you are also a fan of Eric Clapton looking to book your tickets online, then is the most reliable and largest provider of discounted concert tickets.