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Eric Clapton's writer in India this month!

Last updated on: May 3, 2012 13:17 IST

Eric Clapton's writer in India this month!

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Bobby Whitlock will be headlining the show with his band 'Bobby Whitlock & CoCo Carmel' at the Indigo n Blues Festival.

What

Indigo Live has announced the launch of its third edition of Indigo n Blues Festival, one of the most anticipated international jazz and blues festival in the country.

The festival will be headlined by none other than Bobby Whitlock.

Whitlock has been the writing partner of Eric Clapton, writing memorable songs such as "Tell the Truth", "Keep on Growing", " I Looked Away", "Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad", "Anyday" and "Roll It Over".

Bobby Whitlock will present this show with his band 'Bobby Whitlock & CoCo Carmel' at the festival.

The other headlining artist at the festival will be Texas' blues rock guitar legend Van Wilks who has had the honour of playing duets with greats like Willie Nelson, Eric Johnson and Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top.

The festival will also see many Indian blues and jazz superstars performing alongside the above.

Blackstratblues, The Saturday Night Blues Band, Overdrive Trio, Adil and Vasundhara, Groove No 3 from Chennai and Bangalore's very own Chronic Blues Circus to name a few.

The festival promises to be a carnival set at the serene Eden Gardens. The celebration of the finest Jazz n Blues India can experience will be complimented by some sumptuous soul food which will be presented at the venue.

How to participate

To book tickets, log on to http://www.radioindigo.fm/indigoandblues

Important dates

The festival will be held on May 18 and 19 at the Eden Garden, Palace Grounds, Bangalore.

Contact

For more information, one can log on to http://www.radioindigo.fm/indigoandblues or call 9900134919

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Image: Bobby Whitlock