1960s Rock Band Yardbirds Continue Decades-Long Career In Music Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. The Yardbirds are coming to Sacramento with a new touring line-up. The legendary rock band – best known to casual fans as the band that honed the skills of future “guitar gods” Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page – is still going strong. Today on Insight, we hear the interview between drummer Jim McCarty and our Blues Party host Nick Martin. They will be playing Wednesday at the Crest Theatre.