Acoustic fingerstyle guitarist Stefan Grossman has been added to Eric Clapton's 2010 Crossroads Guitar Festival lineup. Born in Brooklyn, New York on 14 April 1945, Grossman was a founder member of the Even Dozen Jug Band along with with Steve Katz, John Sebastian and Maria Muldaur. He crossed paths with the festival's host in the mid-sixties while a member of the Chicago Loop and he even stayed with Clapton when he first travelled to England in 1967. It was during that trip that Grossman also crossed paths with another festival performer, Bert Jansch.
The second night of Eric Clapton's and Jeff Beck's two night stand at Madison Square Garden took place on Friday 19 February 2010. The show was again split into three parts - a solo set by Jeff, a solo set by Eric, then a set together with Eric's band. Their joint set was again full of the classic blues they both love ...
Eric Clapton's and Jeff Beck's six concert, four city mini-tour hit New York City's Madison Square Garden on Thursday evening, 18 February following two shows in London the previous weekend. Although the shows were identical to London in format - Jeff and Eric performed "together and apart" - there were some differences.
Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck have sat down with Rolling Stone's David Fricke for their first joint interview to settle the eternal debate: who's the best guitarist of all time? In the wide-ranging interview, they speak of their blues heroes, Jimi Hendrix, their concerts together and their craft. You can take a sneak peek inside the cover story at Rolling Stone.