Clapton and Friends to Rock Crossroads in Chicago
(Press Release | Posted 2007-07-28)
In preparation for guitar legend Eric Clapton’s gigantic 2007 Crossroads Guitar Festival on Saturday, July 28 in Chicago’s Toyota Park, here’s our very own Fender Custom Division chief Mike Eldred in a taped segment for Chicago TV megastation WGN in which he discusses the limited edition Fender guitar created especially for the event, the Eric Clapton Crossroads Stratocaster®.
Become a part of the legacy — order your limited edition Eric Clapton Crossroads Stratocaster® guitar today.
• Only 100 will be ever be built.
• John Mayer was our first customer for this limited edition guitar.
• All proceeds to benefit Eric's Crossroads rehabilitation center in Antigua.
The WGN feature aired on the 9 p.m. newscast on Thursday night, July 26, and also included an interview with Clapton guitar technician Lee Dickson. A WGN website version of the story now appears at www.wgntv.com.
WGN is watched nationally by millions of cable and satellite subscribers; the feature aired live at 7 p.m. (PT), 8 p.m. (MT), 9 p.m. (CT) and 10 p.m. (ET) and can now be watched online at the link mentioned above.