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. In partnership with Joe Hand Promotions, Crossroads Guitar Festival will be live-streamed at music venues, bars, restaurants, and performing arts centers across North America.
The complete list of locations for the Crossroads Guitar Festival viewing parties has yet to be determined. 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 12pm to 8pm each day and is free to all ticket holders.”
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