Clapton Invites Gill to Guitar Festival

Vince Gill and Union Station member Dan Tyminski will represent country and bluegrass music at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival taking place June 6 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Gill is the latest musician Clapton has invited to perform during the fundraiser for Crossroads Centre Antigua, the treatment and education center he founded in 1997. Other guitarists appearing at the concert include James Taylor, J.J. Cale, Larry Carlton, Robert Cray, Buddy Guy, David Hidalgo (Los Lobos), Eric Johnson, B.B. King, Sonny Landreth, Brian May (of Queen), Pat Metheny, Carlos Santana, Steve Vai, Jimmie Vaughan, Joe Walsh and ZZ Top.