Gordon MacKay

I'm a Promoter, Agent, Manager, Consultant, Producer, Marketer, Author, I wear many hats... Gordon D. MacKay was meant for show business. Experiencing all facets of the entertainment industry: music, movies, TV, circus, rodeo, fairs, festivals and politics. Gordon believes in a cross-disciplinary approach, of what works in one industry, can be easily adapted to work in another industry. At the age of 16 MacKay started booking & promoting such legends as Willie Nelson, Chuck Berry, Roy Orbison, Waylon Jennings, Loretta Lynn, Conway Twitty, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana, Guns & Roses, Soundgarden, & The Ramones, to name just a few. At the same time, he attended St. Johns's University. He was hired his Junior Year at Polygram Records. Gordon worked on #1 singles for John “Cougar” Mellencamp, Tears for Fears, Bananarama, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard & Vanessa Williams. With his knowledge of the hard rock and heavy metal scene MacKay was assigned to work with Kiss, Rush, Scorpions, Deep Purple, ELP & more. In 1986 the MacKay Brothers Gordon & Frank needed a cost effective way to promote their shows; the answer Network Tri-State Music & Entertainment Paper. The paper became a cult favorite & the brothers went national with Metal Network. In 1989 the brothers sold the magazine to the New York Publishing Group. The brothers also managed such acts as Forbidden, Overdose & A&E;'s "MindFreak" Criss Angel. Frank, Gordon & business partner Bill Bogardt owned a string of nightclubs named Dr. Shay's. In 1996 MacKay Marketing & Entertainment was born; MacKay Marketing specializes in the Amusement & Entertainment Industries. 1999 Gordon & Marybeth MacKay were hired to consult for Disney & Circus Smirkus for the Disney production of “Totally Circus”. MacKay Marketing & Entertainment has developed & implemented Non-traditional & Lifestyle campaigns for such artists/brands as Beyonce, Jessica Simpson, the Jonas Brothers, the PBR, Thomas the Tank and more! Our services range from talent buying, consulting, to complete turnkey show productions. A Sampling of MacKay Entertainment's Clients include & have included Evel Knievel, Eddie Money, Kaptain Robbie Knievel, Nick Gilder, The Flying Wallendas, Jade Kindar Martin and more. www.mackayentertainment.com http://www.mackayentertainment.blogspot.... http://www.youtube.com/mackayentertainment http://www.facebook.com/pages/MACKAY-ENTERTAINMENT/115368905152694 w