Have you ever thought of booking a national touring artist for a private concert? We have.

In our experience, clients are typically interested in local or regional musicians (like Mike Ramsey or Reggie Sullivan Band) for their events. But, national names like Eric Gales and John Mayall are still worthy of consideration, and it’s more likely your guests already like them. Continue reading for more information about these two legendary blues musicians.

Eric Gales – Electric Guitarist, Vocalist

Eric Gales is arguably one of the best modern blues guitarists alive. If you don’t believe us, just listen to how he rips through this “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” medley.

We had the pleasure of producing a concert with Mr. Gales for a client back in August 2019. In short, it ended up being one our favorite concerts in our company’s history. Gales’ showmanship is simply off the charts, but he’s more than just a great musician. For instance, he bookended his already fantastic performance with a message of unity, peace and positivity to the audience, and was as kind as can be off the stage as well. Therefore, we 100% recommend his 6-string expertise for any event that calls for masterful blues playing and soulful vocals. 

John Mayall, OBE – Guitarist, Keyboardist, Harmonicist

You may recognize the name John Mayall, OBE, from his band John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers. For context, the Bluesbreakers served as an incubator for some of the greatest rock and blues musicians in history. As a result of this environment, icons like Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Mick Fleetwood, and Mick Taylor launched massively successful careers of their own.

Despite his culture-defining achievements, we remember working with Mayall fondly. He was incredibly easy to work with and very kind as well. Most importantly, he put on an amazing and fun show. 

For more information, check out our last blog post.

Company Profile:

Brandon Crumpton, owner of Key Signature Entertainment, started booking live music for events over 15 years ago. He has lead the company through a growth period booking and producing entertainment to an average of over 700 events a year. Key Signature Entertainment has 2 full time employees and has developed an event staff to assist with larger, award winning events through out the season. Key Signature Entertainment was recently chosen as the 2018 Service Partner of the Year by the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority. This honor was voted on by key decision makers in the hospitality and events industry.

Early in his career, Brandon realized that event professionals and musicians speak a different language. He noticed that both were trying to achieve the same results, but just went about the process differently. He built Key Signature Entertainment with the goal of bridging that communication gap so that both musicians and event professionals could produce successful events effectively and efficiently.

Services offered by Key Signature Entertainment include band booking, research, vetting, and concert production. Our specialty is taking your ideas and creating a live music experience for both you and your guests to enjoy.

Key Signature Entertainment is a company of musicians who book musicians. Our motto is “Good People, Good Music”. We understand that we are in the people business first and the music business second. We’ve created an easy process to find, secure, and contract the right entertainment for your event. We understand that it can be difficult to know if the live entertainment you’re hiring is talented and professional, so let us use our expertise in music and people to secure the right fit for your event.

Call us at (704)568-1968 or visit our How to Book page to fill out the form, and we’ll have a representative contact you to help find, select and secure the right entertainment for your event.


Key Signature Entertainment
8510 McAlpine Park Dr. Ste 201
Charlotte, NC 28211