Epiphone's Gary Clark Jr
. has been asked to appear at Eric Clapton's 4th annual Crossroads Guitar Festival April 12 and 13 at Madison Square Garden.
“The Crossroads Festival is the realization of a dream for me, to gather a group of amazingly talented musicians to perform on one stage,” Clapton said in a press release. “The Crossroads performers are all musicians I admire and respect.” All of the festival’s profits benefit The Crossroads Centre, Clapton’s funded facility that treats and educates chemically dependent persons.
The line-up is killer and also includes Jeff Beck, Albert Lee, Taj Mahal, B.B. King
, Buddy Guy, the Allman Brothers, and Allan Holdsworth among many more. Check out Gary live at the Fillmore last week.