Eric Clapton Introduces Star Line-Up To His Fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival (Photos)

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BB King and Eric Clapton jam at Crossroads Guitar Festival
Bb King and Eric Clapton jam at Crossroads Guitar Festival

Eric Clapton, BB King and John Mayer were among some of genius performers at Clapton's fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival last weekend.

It was a blues infused weekend at Eric Clapton's fourth tri-annual Crossroads Guitar Festival on April 12th - 13th 2013 at Madison Square Garden, New York with guests ranging from the legends, to the more modern performers of the genre. 68-year-old Clapton, who remains to be the only three-time inductee in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was seen enjoying a jam session with the King of blues BB King, 87, while John Mayer teamed with country star Keith Urban to show that there was little to sneer at with modern blues-pop. 'The Blues Brothers' star Dan Aykroyd, also made an appearance in a pair of Ray-Bans and a suit reminiscent of the 1980 movie, as well as Texan guitarist Gary Clark Jr. with his band and 76-year-old former Muddy Waters member Buddy Guy.

The concerts were being filmed as part of a DVD release and it was certainly a good weekend for it with numerous other surprise guest appearances making the festival a particularly exciting one. Clapton has been organising the shows every three years since 2004 and judging by the line-up on this year's bill, it was definitely worth the wait.

Eric Clapton at his fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival
Eric Clapton at his fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival

Dan Aykroyd performs at Crossroads Guitar Festival
Dan Aykroyd performs at Crossroads Guitar Festival

John Mayer makes his appearance at Crossroads Guitar Festival
John Mayer makes his appearance at Crossroads Guitar Festival 

Gary Clark Jr. at Crossroads Guitar Festival
Gary Clark Jr. at Crossroads Guitar Festival

John Mayer and Keith Urban performing together at Crossroads Guitar Festival
John Mayer and Keith Urban performing together at Crossroads Guitar Festival

Buddy Guy takes to the stage at Crossroads Guitar Festival
Buddy Guy takes to the stage at Crossroads Guitar Festival


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