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John McLaughlin Booking Agency Profile

Book John McLaughlin for your next corporate event, function, or private party.
John McLaughlin has been cited as a major influence on many '70s and '80s fusion guitarists, including prominent players such as Steve Morse, Eric Johnson, Mike Stern, Al Di Meola, and Scott Henderson. According to Pat Metheny, McLaughlin has changed the evolution of the guitar during several of his periods of playing. McLaughlin is also considered a major influence on composers in the fusion genre. In an interview with Downbeat, Chick Corea remarked that ...what John McLaughlin did with the electric guitar set the world on its ear. No one ever heard an electric guitar played like that before, and it certainly inspired me. John's band, more than my experience with Miles, led me to want to turn the volume up and write music that was more dramatic and made your hair stand on end". A Grammy Award winner, McLaughlin has been honored with several "Guitarist of the year" and "Best Jazz Guitarist" awards from publications including Down Beat and Guitar Player. Rolling Stone list him among their "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time"..

How to hire John McLaughlin for an event

Learn how to hire John McLaughlin or research availability and pricing for booking John McLaughlin to perform at a corporate event, fundraiser, private party, social media campaign, fair or festival, tradeshow or conference, endorsement project, or hire John McLaughlin as a guest speaker, please submit the form to our agency.

Frequently Asked Questions about booking John McLaughlin.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like John McLaughlin, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking John McLaughlin or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
John McLaughlin's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking John McLaughlin for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book John McLaughlin, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing John McLaughlin. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the John McLaughlin booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book John McLaughlin for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final John McLaughlin booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will John McLaughlin charge for an event. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the John McLaughlin agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The John McLaughlin manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book John McLaughlin for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the John McLaughlin agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book John McLaughlin, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the John McLaughlin booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for John McLaughlin, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Performer
Style
Jazz
Range
Age Group-30's-50's, Age Group-60's+, Age Group-All Ages, Jazz, Jazz-Contemporary, Jazz-Instrumental, Jazz-Mainstream, Male
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