Eric Clapton Announced Crossroads Guitar Festival

Being a legendary guitarist makes Eric Clapton has a special place in the guitar world society as not only has massive fans but also great respect from fellow musicians especially fellow guitar players. One of the actual prove of the respect Eric gets from many colleagues can be seen on the festival he founded which is the Crossroads Guitar Festival, which will be staged on June 26, 2010.

The festival will definitely provides fans with many amazing performances as for the event Eric has tag along lots of fantastic guitarist from various genres and time-line which promised to be a real full day fest for music lovers. Here are some names that will be on stage along side Clapton, they are, BB King, Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck, Joe Bonamassa, John Mayer and many more. Full details about the performers can be viewed at this site

Making the festival more special, there is a charity work being involved as all of the profits from the concert will benefit the Crossroads Centre in Antigua, which is a treatment and education facility founded by Eric himself. The festival itself was first being held on June 2004, and was become one of the major hits in the music DVD selling as it has become one of the most wanted records to date.

Revealing about his thought of the festival Eric stated his view saying, “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.” Meanwhile, as for the tickets, it will be made available for public sale on February 20 with the price of $100 including parking and applicable fees. More details can be seen at this location.

written by Dewa Nugraha

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