Eric Clapton announced plans to tour the United States in the Spring of 2013 culminating with a two night stint at Madison Square Garden with some of the world's best guitarists.  

The Crossroads Guitar Festival will take place at New York's Madison Square Garden on April 12-13.  Guests will include guitarists ranging from BB King andJeff Beck to country guitarists like Brad Paisley and Keith Urban.  The Allman Brothers BandVince Gill, and John Mayer are also expected to play.

Clapton will play in Charlotte at Time Warner Cable Arena on April 2, 2013.  Tickets are expected to go on-sale beginning November 30.  The Wallflowers will open for Clapton at that show.