Blues-rock guitar phenom Gary Clark Jr. will deliver his first live — and first double — album this September 23. Titled simply Gary Clark Jr. - LIVE, the album will feature 11 originals and four covers, including Jimi Hendrix's "Third Stone from the Sun" and Albert Collins' "If Trouble Was Money."
Clark won a GRAMMY this year for Best Traditional R&B performance for his song “Please Come Home.” And yes, I dug around and found a nice acoustic performance of that song. But it’s this performance of a nice, gritty, live acoustic blues played on a resonator guitar that really floats my boat.
Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 — the CD and DVD/Blu-ray souvenir of Eric Clapton's latest star-studded charity concert, which took place in April at Madison Square Garden — will be released November 19.
Gary Clark Jr. and Alabama Shakes will be featured on the Saturday, February 16, episode of Austin City Limits. Today, GuitarWorld.com brings you three preview videos from the show, including an exclusive look at Clark Jr. behind the scenes at ACL. “I've been wanting to do this for 16 years,” said Clark Jr. from the Austin City Limits stage. “It feels so good to be here right now.”
The John Varvatos clothing line, which has made a habit of using rockers in its recent ads — everyone from Paul Weller to Joe Perry to Iggy Pop — has recruited a new set of six-string stars for its latest campaign.