Courtesy of Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival
With Eric Clapton‘s star-packed 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival taking place today and Saturday at American Airlines Center in Dallas, the list of musicians performing at each day of the event has been revealed.
Clapton will be performing on both days of the festival, as previously reported, while most of the other artists on the bill will only appear on either Friday or Saturday. One exception is Joe Walsh, who will be taking part in surprise collaborations scheduled for both shows.
Among the musicians playing day one of the fest are Jeff Beck, Billy Gibbons, Peter Frampton, Bonnie Raitt, Sheryl Crow, Jimmie Vaughan and famed session guitarist James Burton.
The day-two bill includes Buddy Guy, Los Lobos, John Mayer, Robert Cray, Tedeschi Trucks Band and Vince Gill.
Clapton is confirmed to perform on Friday as a duo with guitarist Andy Fairweater-Low, a sometimes member of his touring band, while he’ll play with his full backing group on Saturday.
The artists other than Walsh who will scheduled participate in surprise collaborations on day one or day two include Gibbons, Raitt, Mayer, Gary Clark Jr. and Albert Lee.
As previously announced, a live simulcast of the concert extravaganza will be available via a variety of pay-per-view providers throughout North America, including nugs.tv. The event, broadcast in high-def, costs $39.99 per night. The festival will air starting 8 p.m. ET on Friday, September 20, and at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, September 21. A number of bars, restaurants and music venues throughout North America will also be hosting screenings of the simulcast.
Here’s the full list of performers for Friday, September 20:
Eric Clapton & Andy Fairweather-Low
Gary Clark Jr.*
James Burton & Albert Lee
Kurt Rosenwinkel with Pedro Martins
The Marcus King Band
Pedro Martins & Daniel Santiago
And here are the performers for Saturday, September 21:
Eric Clapton & His Band with Alan Darby
Gary Clark, Jr.
Lianne La Havas
Vince Gill & Band
* = guests taking part in surprise collaborations
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