Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007

2004 Crossroads Guitar Festival in Dallas – Photo by Jarrod Vrazel : zrock.com

Get ready Sweet Home Chicago – Crossroads Guitar Festival is going to rock the windy city as Eric Clapton and friends take the stage on July 28, 2007 with more once-in-a lifetime guitar collaborations, surprise guests, and impromptu jams. The initial batch of confirmed artists include Jeff Beck, Robert Cray, BB King, Buddy Guy, Vince Gill, Willie Nelson, Derek Trucks, and Jimmie Vaughan. Profits from the Festival will benefit The Crossroads Centre in Antigua, a treatment and education facility founded by Clapton for chemically dependent persons.

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.

The first Crossroads Guitar Festival, in June 2004 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, featured an incredible collection of guitar icons from blues, rock and contemporary music. The sold-out show was chronicled in a 2-disc Crossroads Guitar Festival DVD that has since gone on to become one of the world’s top-selling music DVD’s, recently achieving the 8x platinum mark in the United States alone.

Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007 lineup

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

Hubert Sumlin

Derek Trucks

Jimmie Vaughan

Steve Winwood

More artists and festival details will be announced soon.

Crossroads Guitar Festival will be held at Toyota Park, located 15 minutes southwest of downtown Chicago. Tickets for the Crossroads Guitar Festival will go on sale to the public on Saturday, March 31 at 10am Central Time (11am EST) via www.ticketmaster.com or Ticketmaster phone charge at 312-559-1950 or Ticketmaster retail outlets. Both reserved and general admission tickets will be available for this event. All tickets will be priced at $90 plus applicable ticketing/service charges.

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