May 19, 2004

According to a posting on Yngwie Malmsteen's official web site, the legendary Swedish guitarist has been confirmed to appear at the Crossroads Guitar Festival on June 5 in Austin, Texas.

As previously reported, the Crossroads Guitar Festival will feature a "Metal Clinic" by Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY),Jerry Cantrell (ALICE IN CHAINS) and George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB).

The Crossroads Guitar Festival is the first event of its kind to create a unique bridge between fans and musicians through leading guitar manufacturer exhibits and guitar clinics. Attendees will be offered once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to be in an intimate setting with artists giving fans the ultimate look into their craft. This one-time event, created for music enthusiasts around the globe, will raise money for Crossroads Centre Antigua, the treatment and education center founded in 1997 by Eric Clapton.

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