7 Apr 13
Ticket holders to Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival, presented by Chase, are invited to arrive early on April 12 and 13 to visit the Guitar Center Road to Crossroads Exhibition. It will open Friday at 6:30PM and Saturday at 6:00PM. It will remain open until 10:30PM both nights. The exhibition will be located on the Terrace Level of Madison Square Garden and will include archival video content and memorabilia from prior Crossroads Festivals, as well as interactive exhibits featuring new guitars and recording gear from Ernie Ball, Fender, Gibson, Martin, and Olympus. Additionally, six of the most valuable guitars in the world, on loan from the Guitar Center Legends Collection and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, will be featured on the Exhibit’s Guitar Walk. Guitars on display include Eric Clapton’s famous Fender Stratocasters “Blackie” and “Brownie”; his early cherry red Gibson ES-335; vintage Martins; Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Fender Strat “Lenny”; Clapton’s 9/11 guitars; the new Crossroads Limited Editions by Fender, Gibson, and Martin; and the last guitar Muddy Waters played in concert.
More info about the exhibition at the official Crossroads Guitar Festival site: http://www.crossroadsguitarfestival.com/road-to-crossroads
Don’t forget! Official Crossroads Guitar Festival Merchandise will also be available for purchase in the mall area outside the Madison Square Garden ticket office starting at 2PM on both days. You do not need an event ticket to purchase official merchandise in the mall area. Enter from 7th Avenue at 32nd Street.