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Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2018: Eric Clapton, Santana, Steve Winwood, Gary Clark Jr, The Americans
"One of music’s greatest artists is next in line for Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2018.
Eric Clapton is set to play a very special concert on July 8th 2018, continuing the legacy of all-time greats gracing the Great Oak Stage.
“I have happy memories of performing in Hyde Park in the past,” says Eric, “and I’m really looking forward to playing there again – the whole atmosphere is very special.”
The first special guests for the day are also announced with fellow guitar legend Santana heading the pack, alongside Clapton’s friend and Blind Faith partner Steve Winwood & young guitar slinger Gary Clark Jr!"
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Blues and rock guitar legend who ranked fourth in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time'. After signing with the Yardbirds in 1963, Clapton began a career as a professional musician that has seen numerous bands, an abundance of albums, countless worldwide sold out shows, an impressive array of accolades, unwavering critical acclaim and his consistent display of legendary guitar work.
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One of rock's true survivors. From wide-eyed novice at Woodstock through charting guitar hero in the classic rock seventies to Grammy-winning Millennium Latino-beat legend, Carlos Santana remains one of the most influential guitarists of the modern era. Having sold in excess of 90 million records worldwide, performed to over 100 million people globally, and with 10 Grammy Awards under his belt, he is now well into his fourth decade of recording and performing his own fusion of Rock, Jazz, Latin and Blues.
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Composer, legendary vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, producer, multiple Grammy winner, BMI icon and Rock n Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Steve Winwood has sold over 50 million records in the course of his five-decade career. Winwood is a respected innovator in Rock ’n’ Roll who has created some of the genre’s most celebrated achievements.
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Taking up guitar at age twelve, Clark quickly found his way into the fertile Austin scene, taken under the wing of long-time club owner and artists advocate Clifford Antone and such local stalwarts as Jimmie Vaughan. Antone put the youngster on stage with such blues giants as James Cotton and Hubert Sumlin.
Vaughan and others taught him about moving beyond the legends, both going back to the originators who influenced them, but also embracing the spirit of innovation that separated such groundbreakers as Cream and the Stones from the crowd.
He made the most of the support and became such a shining presence that Austin declared a “Gary Clark Jr. Day” in his honour while he was still in his teens. And by 2007 he was named the city's best blues artist and rock guitarist at the Austin Music Awards. In fact, he's won those same categories every year ever since.
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The Americans perform original rock & roll with deep roots in traditional American music. They have performed on the Late Show with David Letterman, twice joined Grammy and Oscar winner Ryan Bingham on national tours, and played the first dance at Reese Witherspoon’s wedding. They have backed up Nick Cave, Tim Robbins, and Lucinda Williams.
The Americans appear throughout American Epic, a four hour primetime PBS / BBC special produced by Jack White, Robert Redford, and T Bone Burnett, featuring Nas, Elton John, Alabama Shakes, and Willie Nelson (coming fall 2016).
The Americans recorded an original song for Hal Willner’s Son of Rogue's Gallery (ANTI- Records), an album of sea chanties and pirate songs featuring Tom Waits, Keith Richards, and Iggy Pop, executive produced by Johnny Depp. Reviewing the album in Believer magazine, critic Greil Marcus wrote, “The Americans [are] led by Patrick Ferris, whose deep voice doesn't sound like Richard Manuel's but feels like it.”
The Americans’ music is featured in the Michael Mann produced film Texas Killing Fields, starring Sam Worthington and Chloë Grace Moretz. The soundtrack includes two original songs, “Kiss Your Eyes” and “When The Blaze Is Blue.”
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