Monday, November 18, 2013

VIDEO: Eric Clapton plays Tears In Heaven at 2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival

Eric Clapton is sharing footage of a performance of his 1992 hit, ”Tears In Heaven”, from his new live package, “2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival.”

Due for release Tuesday in North America on DVD and Blu-ray with highlights on digital and CD, the set features nearly 5 hours of music across 45 tracks, plus conversations with the artists and other behind-the-scenes footage from the event.

On April 12 and 13 in New York City, Clapton assembled an unparalleled lineup of the world’s most celebrated guitarists for the fourth incarnation of his legendary festival, where the world’s greatest players perform together to raise funds for the Crossroads Centre in Antigua. Clapton founded this treatment and education facility in 1998 to help people suffering from chemical dependency.

This year’s festival featured two different nights of music with performances by Clapton, the Allman Brothers Band, Blake Mills, Buddy Guy, Derek Trucks, Doyle Bramhall II, Gary Clark Jr., Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Keith Richards, Keith Urban, Los Lobos, Robert Cray, Sonny Landreth, Steve Cropper, Vince Gill, Warren Haynes and more.

"Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013" will be released on:

Nov 15 – Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Ireland, Belgium, Finland, Netherlands
Nov 18 – UK, Czech Rep., Austria, South Africa, Hong Kong, Poland, France, Denmark, Norway
Nov 19 – US, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Italy, Spain
Nov 20 – Japan, Sweden

Check out the extensive tracklisting for the 2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival here.

See also:

VIDEO: Allman Brothers perform Whipping Post at 2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival
VIDEO: Eric Clapton jams with Allman Brothers at 2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival
VIDEO: Eric Clapton previews 2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival DVD
VIDEO: Eric Clapton previews expanded Unplugged reissue
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