Blues and rock prodigy, Eric Gales, will join blues-rock icon Devon Allman for a exclusive, dwell advantage live performance, offered by Gibson Gives, at the National Blues Museum (NBM) in downtown St. Louis, MO on Could 7 and 8. The two-night live performance collection will also aspect tunes by blues legend Albert King.
Allman and Gales are generously donating all proceeds of this live performance to the National Blues Museum to guidance the mission, tunes, and education programs. Tickets for the National Blues Museum benefit commence at $139, with VIP offers obtainable to order starting on March 25th. For concert tickets and far more info, pay a visit to The National Blues Museum site.
Devon Allman is a extended-standing board member, and currently, the Nationwide Blues Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Gales to the museum board, building this gain even more significant.
“I am so honored and psyched to be brought on as a board member of the National Blues Museum,” states Gales. “This is heading to be a fantastic party to honor the famous Albert King.”
“I’m energized to have a different active musician on the board and I know Eric will deliver a good deal to the table,” adds Allman. “We’ve been buddies for many years and I look forward to operating with him facet by aspect.”
“The Countrywide Blues Museum board associates are a committed crew of blues fans and local community leaders committed to racial fairness, inclusion, and accessibility,” claims Erin Simon, Deputy Director of the Nationwide Blues Museum. “We are delighted to welcome the expertise, abilities, and electricity of Eric Gales into furthering our mission. The advantage live performance is only the starting of Devon Allman and Eric Gales’s ambitions for the museum!”
Each legends in their personal proper, Devon Allman and Eric Gales provide more than 30 yrs of qualified expertise like a functionality resume that reads like a who’s who in both equally rock and the blues. Allman, a legitimate American troubadour and son of Gregg Allman, is just one of the most progressive musicians, file producers, and tour organizers of the previous 20 a long time. In addition to his jobs and doing many shows all over the world, Allman has shared the stage with some of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, like Les Paul, Phil Lesh, ZZ Best, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cornell Dupree, touring members of The Rolling Stones, George Porter Jr., and numerous many others.
Eric Gales, whom Joe Bonamassa heralded as, “One of the best, if not the most effective, guitarist in the earth today”, began as a childhood blues and rock prodigy and is a person of the most influential guitarists of his generation. Gales has worked with quite a few blues legends, together with Keb’ Mo, and attained the admiration of guitarists these kinds of as Eric Johnson, Dave Navarro, Gary Clark Jr., and Zakk Wylde. Equally performers signify two of the most distinctive and knowledgeable voices in modern day blues and rock songs, demonstrating Blues’ evolution as a piece of living music.
Gibson, the legendary American instrument brand name headquartered in Nashville, TN, has shaped the seems of generations of musicians throughout the globe. Gibson has a potent concentrate on supporting the international songs group via the philanthropic arm of Gibson Offers. The mission of Gibson Offers is to build, produce and guidance non-financial gain corporations in their initiatives to progress musicians, youth-targeted education and learning, audio, and wellness initiatives. 100% of all donations to and from Gibson Gives–a 501(c) organization–go in direction of offering the gift of songs. In the last a few decades, Gibson Gives has raised around $3 million pounds worldwide by way of its mission.