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Eric Gales

Time: November 25, 2018 all day
Location: Stavros Tou Notou
Street: Frantzi & Tharipou 37 - Neos Kosmos
City/Town: Athens Greece
Website or Map: http://menta3.com/el/
Phone: 210 9226975
Event Type: blues, rock
Organized By: Menta ART Events
Latest Activity: Nov 20, 2018

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Eric Gales grew up in a musical family with four brothers, two of them who learned to play the guitar upside down and left handed in the same fashion that Eric does. Eric’s brother Eugene Gales played bass in the Eric Gales Band and his brother Little Jimmy King had a thriving career as a blues artist before his untimely death. Eric released his first record at age 16 for Elektra records to an amazing response from the media and music fans around the globe. Guitar World Magazine’s Reader’s Poll named Eric as “Best New Talent,” in 1991. After recording a second record for Elektra, all three brothers teamed up for The Gales Bros.

As both an African-American left-handed guitarist of extraordinary ability and an expressive vocalist, it is natural for people to compare Eric to Hendrix but Eric has developed a unique hybrid blues/rock sound that also draws upon influences as diverse as Albert King and Eric Johnson. A unique amalgam of styles, Eric Gales stands head and shoulders among other guitarists in his genre. His brand new album titled "Middle Of The Road" (2018) with special guests!

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