Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood

Eric Clapton’s “Crossroads Festival” is getting bigger. On April 12/13 in 2013, it will take place for the first time at New York City’s famed Madison Square Garden.

Clapton and his band will play more than a dozen cities across the U.S. beginning March 14, 2013. The Madison Square Garden dates also includes an exhibition of Clapton’s famous guitars, including his Gibson ES-335 from Cream days.

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

Artists playing on the tour include: Albert Lee, the Allman Brothers Band, Andy Fairweather Low, B.B. King, Blake Mills, Brad Paisley, Jonny Lang, Buddy Guy, Citizen Cope, Doyle Bramhall II, Earl Klugh
Eric Clapton himself,Gary Clark Jr, Jeff Beck, Jimmie Vaughan, and John Mayer.

More details of this guitar fest at crossroadsguitarfestival.com