Clapton Confirms Acts for Crossroads Festival (7/28/07)

 

Eric Clapton announced the lineup for the second Crossroads Guitar Festival, scheduled for July 28, 2007 at Toyota Park in Chicago.  All profits from the Festival will benefit The Crossroads Centre in Antigua, a treatment and education facility founded by Clapton for chemically dependent persons. Since its inception, Clapton’s vision for the Crossroads Guitar Festival has been to create an event where his friends and contemporaries can have fun and jam together for the benefit of a good cause.The first Crossroads Guitar Festival was held in June 2004 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.  “The Crossroads Festival is the realization of a dream for me, to gather a group of amazingly talented musicians to perform on one stage,” said Clapton. “The Crossroads performers are all musicians I admire and respect.”CURRENT ARTIST LISTING CONFIRMED

Jeff Beck, Doyle Bramhall II, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill, Buddy Guy, BB King, Alison Krauss and Union Station, Sonny Landreth, Albert Lee, Los Lobos, John Mayer, John McLaughlin, Willie Nelson, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Hubert Sumlin, The Derek Trucks Band featuring Susan Tedeschi, Jimmie Vaughan, Steve Winwood. Additional Festival artists and elements to be announced shortly.

Tickets for the Crossroads Guitar Festival will go on sale to the public on Saturday, March 31 at 10am Central Time (11am EDT) via www.ticketmaster.com or Ticketmaster phone charge at 312-559-1212. 

Tickets:  $90 plus applicable ticketing/service charges, and includes parking for the day.

 

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