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When B.B.’s left hand jumps to grab his guitar Lucille and plays a few notes, the decades melt away. Also melting: women, who screamed with each note. Add to that list: any guitar player, male or female, in the room. All of who were well aware that the way they play their instrument was influenced by what the man on the stage was doing, decades ago. So it’s a privilege to see that man still doing it today.
Eric Clapton announced that he’s bringing the festival to New York’s Madison Square Garden on April 12 and 13, 2013, with a lineup that includes blues legends B.B. King and Buddy Guy, classic rock icons Clapton, Jeff Beck and The Allman Brothers Band, country stars Vince Gill, Brad Paisley and Keith Urban and young guns including John Mayer and Gary Clark Jr.
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This year’s Crossroads Guitar Festival, founded by Eric Clapton and featuring performances by incredible guest guitarists, will for the first time be released on Blu-Ray this fall.
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