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November 19, 2021 @ 8:00 pm
Proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test result required for entry.
Please bring your CDC-issued vaccination card (physical copy or a photocopy is acceptable) OR a professionally administered negative COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours of when the doors open for the performance.
Seating: We assign seats in order of when you purchase your tickets. All reservations are subject to a food and drink minimum of $13 per guest.
COVID-19 Policies: As live music reopens across the country, we, along with other venues, are prioritizing the health and wellness of our guests and staff while closely monitoring all government guidelines and recommendations regarding the spread of infectious disease. We anticipate having limited venue capacity and requiring face coverings for all staff and guests for the foreseeable future. Additionally, tickets will only be available for parties of 2 or larger, due to social distancing restrictions.
Box Office: The Tin Pan charges lower fees for box office versus online sales. Our box office is open Mon-Fri 12PM-5PM. Please visit us during those hours or call 804-447-8189.
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 released his first record at Age 16
for Elektra records to an amazing response from the media and music fans around the globe.
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. “Left Hand Brand” which was recorded for the
House of Blues label in 1996.
Through the years, it would not be unusual to look out in the audience and see artists like Carlos Santana,
Eric Johnson, B. B. King, and Eric Clapton, looking on with interest as Eric took his guitar and worked crowd
after crowd into a frenzy.
The new millennium presented fresh opportunities for Eric. He was signed to a deal with Nightbird Records
which was affiliated with the Hendrix family and distributed through MCA/Universal. Under this deal, Eric
recorded the critically acclaimed record “That’s What I Am” in 2001 and hit the road, mesmerizing fans
around the world with his uncanny connection to his guitar.
In 2006 Eric recorded the CD “Crystal Vision” for Shrapnel Records and set the stage for his Blues Bureau
Division follow-up, “The Psychedelic Underground”. In 2010 Eric released the critically successful album
“Relentless” following it up with the equally powerful album “Transformation”. In 2014 a spiritually renewed
Eric Gales released “Good For Sumthin’”. Released by Cleopatra Records and produced by Raphael Saadiq.
His follow up project was the Double Live CD/DVD “A Night on the Sunset Strip” in 2016. From there Eric
signed with Mascot Label Group in 2017. He has released two albums on this label, 2018’s “Middle of the
Road” and 2019’s “The Bookends” both deeply personal and introspective works.
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 Frank Gambale. A unique amalgam of styles,
Eric Gales stands head and shoulders among other guitarists in his genre.