Eric Clapton has officially announced the return of the Crossroads Guitar Festival after a five-year hiatus, set to go down September 20th and 21st at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

Known for hosting performances and impromptu collaborations from the world’s most legendary guitar players, the fifth installment of the festival will see Clapton perform both nights along with Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Robert Randolph, Buddy Guy Band, Gary Clark Jr., Jeff Beck, Jimmie Vaughn, Peter Frampton, Billy Gibbons, Sonny Landreth, Sheryl Crow, Robert Cray, and so many more.

In addition to the concerts, the Guitar Center Festival Village will be featured on Victory Plaza adjacent to the arena. According to the press release, “Some of the world’s best guitar and gear manufacturers, including Ernie Ball, Fender, Gibson, Martin, PRS, and more, will host interactive exhibits where guitar enthusiasts can plug in and play new products and classic favorites. In addition, the Guitar Center Festival Village Stage Presented by Ernie Ball will host master guitar clinics and solo performances by main stage artists, next generation guitar virtuosos, and special surprise guests. The Guitar Center Festival Village will be open from 12pm to 8pm each day and is free to all ticket holders.”

Tickets for the Crossroads Guitar Festival may be purchased as follows: Citi® cardmembers will have first access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, April 2 at 10am CT through Wednesday, April 3 at 10pm CT. Presale tickets will be available through Citi EntertainmentSM. For complete details, please visit General Public On-Sale will begin Friday, April 5th at 10am CT via


(Note: Two Different Nights of Music. Not All Artists Will Perform Both Nights but Eric Clapton Will Perform Both Nights.)
Alan Darby
Albert Lee
Andy Fairweather Low
Billy Gibbons
Bonnie Raitt
Bradley Walker
Buddy Guy Band
Daniel Santiago
Derek Trucks
Doyle Bramhall II
Eric Clapton
Gary Clark Jr.
Gustavo Santaolalla
James Bay
Jeff Beck
Jerry Douglas
Jimmie Vaughan
Joe Walsh
Jonny Lang
Keb Mo
Kurt Rosenwinkel
Los Lobos
Pedro Martins
Peter Frampton
Robert Cray
Robert Randolph
Sheryl Crow
Sonny Landreth
Susan Tedeschi
Tom Misch
Vince Gill

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