After a five-year hiatus, Eric Clapton‘s Crossroads Guitar Festival is set to return on September 20th and 21st at Dallas, TX’s American Airlines Center. On Wednesday, organizers announced that both days of the festival will be streamed live via nugs.tv.
Fans worldwide can now order a pay-per-view live stream of Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Festival to the device of their choice. The webcasts may also be ordered via the nugs.net app available to consumers on AppleTV, iOS, or Android. People who order the live stream can also watch on internet-connected devices or TV via AirPlay, ChromeCast, or natively in the nugs.net AppleTV app. PC and Mac users may connect their computer to their TV via HDMI for a home theater viewing experience.
The webcasts for each of the event’s two days will be sold separately for $39.99 per day. The Friday, September 20th webcast will begin at 8:00 p.m. ET. The Saturday, September 21st stream will begin at 7:00 p.m. ET. For more details or to order your stream, head here.
In partnership with Joe Hand Promotions, Crossroads Guitar Festival will also be live-streamed at music venues, bars, restaurants, and performing arts centers as well as at Hard Rock Cafe locations across North America. To find a Hard Rock Cafe or other participating bar or restaurant showing Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival, head here.
“The highly-anticipated Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival brings together many of the world’s top musicians for two fantastic nights of live music,” said Joe Hand, Jr., President, Joe Hand Promotions. “Music fans from across North America can experience the sights and sounds of the Crossroads Festival with their friends and other music fans at their favorite dining establishment or live music venue. We’re excited to work with RRE in bringing the live simulcast to millions of music fans across the country.”
“Hard Rock Cafe is an iconic, internationally recognized dining and entertainment brand, known for its deep connection to music,” added Hand. “With Hard Rock Cafe, the highest-profile group within this segment, we expect other bars and restaurants to want to jam with Clapton and his guests and show Crossroads at their establishment.”
The complete list of locations for the Crossroads Guitar Festival viewing parties continues to expand. Live music venue owners and promoters, and bar owners and operators are encouraged to contact Joe Hand Promotions at 1-800-557-4263 or visit joehandpromotions.com to arrange for a showing of Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival at their establishment. Participating locations will be included on Joe Hand Promotions’ Bar Finder search on the company’s website. If you want to see a viewing party at your local bar or venue, let them know to call and make it happen!
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 John Mayer, 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 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day and is free to all ticket holders.”
Head here to find a participating bar or restaurant live streaming Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival.