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The Crossroads Guitar Festival is a series of music festivals and defined benefit concerts founded by Eric Clapton. The Festival’s benefit Crossroads Centre was founded by Eric Clapton, a drug treatment center in Antigua. The concerts show a variety of guitar selected by Clapton personally. By 2007, the audience, explained Clapton That each artist was one of the very best, and had served his staff respectfully.




History

The first concert was held June 30, 1999 at Madison Square Garden in New York, and there again in 2013. The 2004 concert was held at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, while the 2007 and 2010 festivals were held at Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Illinois , just outside Chicago.

1999 festival

The first Crossroads Benefit concert held at Madison Square Garden, New York on 30 June 1999.

Performers

Some artists at the 1999 Concert David Sanborn, Sheryl Crow, Bob Dylan and Mary J. Blige.Backup musicians included Nathan East (bass), Steve Gadd (drums), Andy Fairweather Low (guitar), Tim Carmon (keyboards) and Dave Delhomme (keyboards). Back-up vocals by Tessa Niles & Katie Kissoon

2004 festival

Held at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas, from June 4 2004 to 6 June 2004. A two-disc DVD contains 250 minutes of images of the 2004 concert was released the same year. [1]

Performers

Some artists at the junction Guitar Festival as Jeff Beck, Pat Metheny, Neal Schon and Styx was not included on the DVD.

  • Eric Clapton
  • Johnny A.
  • Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
  • Ron Block
  • Joe Bonamassa
  • Booker T. & the MG’s
  • Doyle Bramhall II
  • JJ Cale
  • Larry Carlton
  • Robert Cray
  • Steve Cropper
  • Sheryl Crow
  • Bo Diddley
  • Jerry Douglas
  • David Edwards Honeyboy
  • Vince Gill
  • Buddy Guy
  • David Hidalgo
  • Zakir Hussain
  • Eric Johnson
  • BB king
  • sonny Landreth
  • Jonny Lang
  • Robert Lockwood, Jr.
  • John Mayer
  • John McLaughlin
  • Robert Randolph
  • Duke Robillard
  • Carlos Santana
  • Hubert Sumlin
  • James Taylor
  • Susan Tedeschi
  • Derek Trucks
  • Dan Tyminski
  • Steve Vai
  • Jimmie Vaughan
  • Joe Walsh
  • ZZ Top
  • David Johansen

DVD track listing

disc 1

  1. “Cocaine” (Eric Clapton)
  2. “Love in vain Blues” (Robert Lockwood, Jr.)
  3. “Killing Floor” (Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Hubert Sumlin & Jimmie Vaughan)
  4. “Sweet Home Chicago” (Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Buddy Guy, Hubert Sumlin & Jimmie Vaughan)
  5. “Six Strings Down” (Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Robert Randolph & Jimmie Vaughan)
  6. “Rock Me Baby” (Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, BB King and Jimmie Vaughan)
  7. “I am a man of constant Sorrow” (Dan Tyminski with Ron Block)
  8. “Road to Nash Vegas” (Dan Tyminski with Ron Block)
  9. “Copper Line” (James Taylor with Jerry Douglas)
  10. “Steamroller” (James Taylor with Joe Walsh)
  11. “Oklahoma Borderline” (Vince Gill with Jerry Douglas)
  12. “What Cowgirls Do” (Vince Gill with Jerry Douglas)
  13. “After Midnight” (JJ Cale with Eric Clapton)
  14. “Call Me Breeze” (JJ Cale with Eric Clapton)
  15. “Mars” (Robert Randolph and the family band)
  16. “Greenlight Girl” (Doyle Bramhall II)
  17. “Jingo” (Carlos Santana with Eric Clapton)
  18. “City Love” (John Mayer)

Disc 2

  1. “Rag Bihag” (Vishwa Mohan Bhatt)
  2. “Toner for Elvin Jones” (John McLaughlin)
  3. “Josie” (Larry Carlton)
  4. “Goin ‘Down Slow” (David Honeyboy Edwards)
  5. “If I had possession Over Judgement Day” (Eric Clapton)
  6. “Time Makes Two” (Robert Cray)
  7. “Give me back” (Jonny Lang)
  8. “Neighborhood” (David Hidalgo)
  9. “I’m the hell outta here” (Steve Vai)
  10. “Desert Rose” (Eric Johnson)
  11. “Funk 49” (Joe Walsh)
  12. “Rocky Mountain Way” (Joe Walsh)
  13. “I Shot the Sheriff” (Eric Clapton)
  14. “Have you ever loved a woman (Blues in C)” (Eric Clapton)
  15. “La Grange” (ZZ Top)
  16. “Tush” (ZZ Top)

“Layla” appears as a bonus hidden track: On Disc 2, access to the “Extras” option. Once there, press the left button, so that nothing is selected with the menu. Press your Enter button. This reveals unlisted song “Layla”.

2007 festival

2007 Crossroads Guitar Festival was held at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois on July 28, 2007. Tickets were sold for the estimated 28,000-capacity park for twenty-two minutes. A DVD of the concert was released on 20 November 2007.

Performers

Eric Clapton played together different artists, and there were many other one-off collaborations during the show. In appearance, the artists on the main stage was

  • Bill Murray
  • Sonny Landreth ^
  • John McLaughlin ^
  • Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas
  • Doyle Bramhall II ^
  • The Derek Trucks Band
    • joined by Susan Tedeschi and Johnny Winter
  • Robert Randolph and the Family Band ^
  • The Robert Cray Band ^
    • joined by ^ Jimmie Vaughan, Hubert Sumlin ^, and BB King ^
  • Aaron Loesch (winner of Guitar Center 2007 King of the Blues competition)
  • John Mayer ^
  • Vince Gill ^
    • joined by Albert Lee, Sheryl Crow +, Peter Stroud and Willie Nelson
  • Los Lobos
  • ^ Jeff Beck with Tal Wilkenfeld, Vinnie Colaiuta and Jason Rebello
  • Eric Clapton ^
    • joined by Robbie Robertson and Steve Winwood
  • Buddy Guy ^
  • Finale with Buddy Guy with Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, John Mayer, Hubert Sumlin, Johnny Winter, and Jimmie Vaughan

^ – Artists who also performed at the 2004 festival. Names in bold received star billing in advertisements.

On the second stage at Festival Village, included artists:

  • Orianthi
  • Harvey Mandel
  • Jedd Hughes
  • Pete Huttlinger
  • Tab Benoit and Louisiana’s Leroux
  • Jeff Baxter
  • Todd Wolfe
  • Tyler Bryant [2]
  • Flophouse

DVD track listing

disc 1

  1. Introduction (Bill Murray)
  2. Uberesso (Sonny Landreth)
  3. Hell at home (Sonny Landreth with Eric Clapton)
  4. Maharina (John McLaughlin)
  5. Rosie (Doyle Bramhall II)
  6. Outside Woman Blues (Doyle Bramhall II)
  7. Gradually (Susan Tedeschi with the Derek Trucks Band)
  8. Anyday (Derek Trucks Band)
  9. Highway 61 Revisited (Johnny Winter with the Derek Trucks Band)
  10. Nobodysoul (Robert Randolph & The Family Band)
  11. Poor Johnny (Robert Cray Band)
  12. Dirty work at the crossroads (with Jimmie Vaughan, Robert Cray Band)
  13. Sitting on top of the world (Hubert Sumlin with Robert Cray Band & Jimmie Vaughan)
  14. Pay the cost to be the boss (BB King, Robert Cray Band with Jimmie Vaughan & Hubert Sumlin)
  15. Rock Me Baby (BB King, Robert Cray Band with Jimmie Vaughan & Hubert Sumlin)
  16. Sweet Thing (Vince Gill)
  17. Country Boy (Albert Lee with Vince Gill)
  18. If it makes you happy (with Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill & Albert Lee)
  19. Tulsa Time (Sheryl Crow with Eric Clapton, Vince Gill & Albert Lee)
  20. Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain (Willie Nelson with Vince Gill & Albert Lee)
  21. On the Road Again (Willie Nelson with Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill & Albert Lee)

Disc 2

  1. Believe (John Mayer)
  2. Gravity (John Mayer)
  3. Do not Worry Baby (Los Lobos)
  4. Mas y Mas (Los Lobos)
  5. Cause we’ve ended as Lovers (Jeff Beck)
  6. Big Block (Jeff Beck)
  7. Tell the truth (Eric Clapton feat. Derek Trucks)
  8. Little Queen of Spades (Eric Clapton feat. Derek Trucks)
  9. Is not it a pity (Eric Clapton)
  10. Who do you Love? (Robbie Robertson with Eric Clapton)
  11. Lord (Steve Winwood and Eric Clapton)
  12. Can not find my way home (Steve Winwood and Eric Clapton)
  13. Had to cry today (Steve Winwood and Eric Clapton)
  14. Dear Mr. Fantasy (Steve Winwood)
  15. Crossroads (Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood)
  16. Mary Had a Little Lamb (Buddy Guy)
  17. Damn Right I’ve got the Blues (Buddy Guy)
  18. Sweet Home Chicago (Buddy Guy with Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, John Mayer, Hubert Sumlin, Jimmie Vaughan & Johnny Winter)

Best Buy exclusive bonus disc 3

  1. Things are getting better
  2. Why love got to be so sad?

2010 festival

2010 Crossroads Festival was held again at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL (outside Chicago) from 26 June 2010.

Performers

For appearance. Artists in bold have been given star billing in advertisements. [3] The comedian Bill Murray MC-ed.

  • Kirby Kelley (winner of Guitar Center 2009 King of the Blues competition)
  • Sonny Landreth ^ *
  • Robert Randolph and the Family Band ^ * joined by Joe Bonamassa and Pino Daniele
  • The Robert Cray Band with Jimmie ^ * ^ * Vaughan and Hubert Sumlin ^ *
  • Bert Jansch
  • Stefan Grossman joined by Keb ‘Mo’
  • ZZ Top ^
  • Doyle Bramhall II ^ * and Faded Boogie joined by Gary Clark Jr. and Sheryl Crow ^ * and * Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi *
  • Vince Gill ^ * joined by Albert Lee *, James Burton ^, and Keb ‘Mo’
  • Citizen Cope joined by Sheryl Crow
  • Earl Klugh with Yonrico Scott and Joseph Patrick Moore
  • John Mayer Trio ^ *
  • Buddy Guy ^ * ^ with Jonny Lang and Ronnie Wood
  • The Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi * * Band joined by Warren Haynes, Sheryl Crow, David Hidalgo ^ *, Cesar Rosas * and Johnny Winter * (This set replaced the originally scheduled Allman Brothers Band.)
  • Jeff Beck ^ * with Rhonda Smith, Narada Michael Walden and Jason Rebello *
  • Eric Clapton ^ * with Steve Winwood * company of Citizen Cope and Jeff Beck
  • BB King ^ * with The Robert Cray Band Jimmie Vaughan and Eric Clapton
  • The final set with many performers who return after a performance of “Sweet Home Chicago”

^ – Artists who also performed at the 2004 festival. * – Artists who also performed at the 2007 festival.

DVD track listing

disc 1

  1. “Introduction” (Bill Murray with Eric Clapton)
  2. “Promise Land” (Sonny Landreth with Eric Clapton)
  3. “Z Rider” (Sonny Landreth)
  4. “Traveling Shoes” (Robert Randolph and the family band)
  5. “Going Down” (Joe Bonamassa & Pino Daniele with Robert Randolph)
  6. “Robert Cray Introduction” (Bill Murray)
  7. “Killing Floor” (Robert Cray, Jimmie Vaughan & Hubert Sumlin)
  8. “Sex Sting Down” (Jimmie Vaughan, Robert Cray and Hubert Sumlin)
  9. “ZZ Top Introduction” (Bill Murray)
  10. “Waiting for the bus” (ZZ Top)
  11. “Jesus Just Left Chicago” (ZZ Top)
  12. “Gypsy Blood” (Doyle Bramhall II)
  13. “In My Time Of Dying” (Doyle Bramhall II)
  14. “Bright Lights” (Gary Clark Jr.)
  15. “Long Road Home” (Sheryl Crow with Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Doyle Bramhall II and Gary Clark Jr.)
  16. “Our Love Is Fading” (Sheryl Crow with Eric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall II and Gary Clark Jr.)
  17. “Blackwater Side” (Bert Jansch)
  18. “Mississippi Blues” (Stefan Grossman with Keb ‘Mo’)
  19. “Roll ‘N’ Tumble” (Stefan Grossman with Keb ‘Mo’)
  20. “Vince Gill Introduction” (Bill Murray)
  21. “One More Last Chance” (Vince Gill, Keb ‘Mo’, James Burton, Earl Klugh, Albert Lee)
  22. “Mystery Train” (Vince Gill, James Burton, Albert Lee, Keb ‘Mo’, Earl Klugh)
  23. “Lay Down Sally” (Vince Gill, Keb ‘Mo’, Albert Lee, James Burton, Earl Klugh & Sheryl Crow)
  24. “Angelina” (Earl Klugh, Yonrico Scott, Joseph Patrick Moore)
  25. “Vonetta ‘(Earl Klugh, Yonrico Scott, Joseph Patrick Moore)
  26. “John Mayer Introduction” (Bill Murray)
  27. “Who did you think I was” (John Mayer Trio)
  28. “Is not No Sunshine” (John Mayer Trio)

Disc 2

  1. “Derek Trucks Introduction” (Bill Murray)
  2. “Midnight in Harlem” (Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band)
  3. “Comin ‘Home” (Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band with Warren Haynes)
  4. “Soulshine” (Warren Haynes)
  5. “Do not hold me wonder” (David Hidalgo and Cesar Rojas with Derek Trucks)
  6. “Space Captain” (Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band with Warren Haynes, David Hidalgo, Cesar Rojas, Chris Stainton)
  7. “Buddy Guy with Jonny Lang & Ronnie Wood Introduction” (Bill Murray)
  8. “Five long years” (Buddy Guy with Jonny Lang & Ronnie Wood)
  9. “Miss You” (Buddy Guy with Jonny Lang & Ronnie Wood)
  10. “Jeff Beck Introduction” (Bill Murray)
  11. “Hammerhead” (Jeff Beck)
  12. “Nessun Dorma” (Jeff Beck)
  13. “Eric Clapton Introduction” (Bill Murray)
  14. “Crossroads” (Eric Clapton)
  15. “The hands of the saints” (Citizen Cope and Eric Clapton)
  16. “I Shot the Sheriff” (Eric Clapton)
  17. “Shake Your Moneymaker” (Eric Clapton & Jeff Beck)
  18. “Had to cry today” (Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood)
  19. “Voodoo Chile” (Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood)
  20. “Dear Mr. Fantasy” (Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood)
  21. “BB King Introduction” (Bill Murray)
  22. “Finale: The thrill is gone” (Eric Clapton, BB King, Robert Cray, Jimmie Vaughan and others)

2013 festival

2013 festival was held April 12 to 13 at Madison Square Garden in New York. [5]

Performers

  • Albert Lee
  • Alice Smith
  • Allan Holdsworth
  • Allman Brothers Band
  • Andy Fairweather Low
  • BB king
  • Beth Hart
  • Blake Mills
  • Booker T
  • Buddy Guy
  • Quinn Sullivan
  • Citizen Cope
  • dave Biller
  • Derek Trucks
  • Doyle Bramhall II
  • Earl Klugh
  • Eric Clapton
  • Gary Clark Jr.
  • Jeff Beck
  • Jimmie Vaughan
  • John Mayer
  • John Scofield
  • Keb ‘Mo’
  • Keith Richards
  • Keith Urban
  • Kurt Rosenwinkel
  • Los Lobos
  • matte Murphy
  • Paul Carrack
  • Quinn Sullivan
  • Robbie Robertson
  • Robert Cray
  • Robert Randolph
  • sonny Landreth
  • Steve Cropper
  • Taj Mahal
  • Vince Gill

DVD track listing

disc 1

  1. Tears In Heaven – Eric Clapton
  2. Spider Jiving – Eric Clapton with Andy Fairweather Low
  3. Lay Down Sally – Eric Clapton with Andy Fairweather Low & Vince Gill
  4. Time is short – Booker T. with Steve Cropper
  5. Born under a bad sign – Booker T. with Steve Cropper, Keb ‘Mo’, Blake Mills, Matt Guitar Murphy & Albert Lee
  6. Green Onions – Booker T. with Steve Cropper, Keb ‘Mo’, Blake Mills, Matt Guitar Murphy & Albert Lee
  7. Big old house – Robert Cray Band
  8. Every day I have the Blues – Robert Cray Band with BB King, Eric Clapton and Jimmie Vaughan
  9. The closest kindred spirit – Sonny Landreth
  10. Cry – Doyle Bramhall II with Alice Smith
  11. Bullet and a Target – Doyle Bramhall II with Citizen Cope
  12. She’s Alright – Doyle Bramhall II and Gary Clark Jr.
  13. This Time – Earl Klugh
  14. Mirabella – Earl Klugh
  15. Celestial Bodies – Kurt Rosenwinkel
  16. Big Road Blues – Kurt Rosenwinkel with Eric Clapton
  17. Neighbor Blues – Gary Clark Jr.
  18. Queen Of California – John Mayer
  19. Do not Let Me Down – John Mayer, Keith Urban
  20. Damn Right, I’ve got the Blues – Buddy Guy with Robert Randolph & Quinn Sullivan
  21. Why love got to be so sad – The Allman Brothers Band with Eric Clapton
  22. Visp Post – The Allman Brothers Band

Disc 2

  1. Congo Square – Sonny Landreth with Derek Trucks
  2. Change it – John Mayer with Doyle Bramhall II
  3. Ooh-ooh-ooh – Jimmie Vaughan
  4. Save the Last Dance for Me – Blake Mills Derek Trucks
  5. I got to let you know – Los Lobos with Robert Cray
  6. Do not Worry Baby – Los Lobos
  7. The needle and the damage – Allman, Haynes, Trucks
  8. Midnight Rider – The Allman, Haynes, Trucks
  9. I do not live Long Like This – Vince Gill with Albert Lee & Keith Urban
  10. Tumbling Dice – Vince Gill, Keith Urban & Albert Lee
  11. Walkin ‘Blues – Taj Mahal with Keb’ Mo ‘
  12. Diving Duck Blues – Taj Mahal with Keb ‘Mo’
  13. When my train pulls – Gary Clark Jr.
  14. Come Home – Gary Clark Jr.
  15. Going Down – Jeff Beck with Beth Hart & Tal Wilkenfeld
  16. Mn Na hÉireann – Jeff Beck
  17. Key To The Highway – Eric Clapton with Keith Richards
  18. I shall be released – Eric Clapton with Robbie Robertson
  19. Gin House Blues – Andy Fairweather Low with Eric Clapton
  20. Got to get better in a little while – Eric Clapton
  21. Crossroads – Eric Clapton
  22. Sunshine of Your Love – Eric Clapton
  23. High time we went – Ensemble

4-LP 180 gram vinyl track listing

Side 1

  1. Tears In Heaven – Eric Clapton
  2. Lay Down Sally – Eric Clapton with Andy Fairweather Low & Vince Gill
  3. Green Onions – Booker T. with Steve Cropper, Keb ‘Mo’, Blake Mills, Matt “Guitar” Murphy & Albert Lee

Side 2

  1. Celestial Bodies – Kurt Rosenwinkel
  2. This Time – Earl Klugh
  3. Mirabella – Earl Klugh
  4. Big old house – Robert Cray Band
  5. She’s Alright – Doyle Bramhall II and Gary Clark Jr.

Side 3

  1. Bullet and a Target – Doyle Bramhall II with Citizen Cope
  2. Queen Of California – John Mayer
  3. Do not Let Me Down – John Mayer, Keith Urban

Side 4

  1. Neighbor Blues – Gary Clark Jr.
  2. Damn Right, I’ve got the Blues – Buddy Guy with Robert Randolph & Quinn Sullivan
  3. Why love got to be so sad – The Allman Brothers Band with Eric Clapton

Side 5

  1. Congo Square – Sonny Landreth with Derek Trucks
  2. Change it – John Mayer with Doyle Bramhall II
  3. Ooh-ooh-ooh – Jimmie Vaughan
  4. Save the Last Dance for Me – Blake Mills Derek Trucks

Side 6

  1. I do not live Long Like This – Vince Gill with Albert Lee
  2. Diving Duck Blues – Taj Mahal with Keb ‘Mo’
  3. When my train pulls – Gary Clark Jr.

Side 7

  1. Do not Worry Baby – Los Lobos
  2. Mn Na hÉireann – Jeff Beck
  3. The needle and the damage – Allman, Haynes, Trucks
  4. Midnight Rider – The Allman, Haynes, Trucks
  5. Key To The Highway – Eric Clapton with Keith Richards

Side 8

  1. Gin House Blues – Andy Fairweather Low with Eric Clapton
  2. Got to get better in a little while – Eric Clapton
  3. Sunshine of Your Love – Eric Clapton