WHAT WE DO

Our artists play all the songs you grew up singing, but our shows are not really about the hits, they’re about the experience. The artists we work with know that we use their music and the stories that surround it to take our audiences back to a time when life was simpler, when we believed our hopes and dreams could be realized.

Our artists know that their music gave us something that was real, something we could connect with –and they remind us of that at each of our shows. Our shows bring audiences back to a time when music mattered, when artists cared and when live entertainment was a cultural phenomenon.

PAST ARTISTS

 

MusicWorks connects classic rock and folk artists with the audiences that appreciate the music of the 60s and 70s.

 

MusicWorks is not about nostalgia, we’re about the power of the live entertainment experience. How for a few hours music is all that matters.

MusicWorks creates these moments. Using our relationships throughout the entertainment industry with artists, talent agencies, managers and venues, we produce and promote shows throughout Florida. We also believe that music should do more than entertain - we believe it should make a difference. At each of our shows a local or national  a non-profit will benefit from the performance.

MusicWorks has produced shows featuring the following artists:

America, Anthrax, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Clint Black, Blood Sweat & Tears, Blue Oyster Cult, Classic Albums Live, Marc Cohn, Paula Cole, Judy Collins, Harry Connick Jr., Counting Crows, Christopher Cross, Linda Eder, Early Elton, The Fab Faux, Bruce Hornsby, Janis Ian, Rickie Lee Jones, The Kingston Trio, Shelby Lynne, Aimee Mann, Dave Mason, Roger McGuinn, Idina Menzel, Jim Messina, Motorhead, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Joan Osborne, Tom Paxton, Pure Prairie League, Leon Redbone, Leanne Rimes, Tom Rush, John Sebastian, Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, Bruce Springsteen, Al Stewart, Summer of Love Experience, Matthew Sweet, Livingston Taylor, Trampled Under Foot, The Weight, Brian Wilson, George Winston, Peter Yarrow, 

The Piano Guys

"It's a great world where people can get together and have a night of fun and music and nothing but fun and music"

Max Yasgur

 

BEHIND THE SCENES

Rusty Young - rusty@musicworksconcerts.com

Since creating MusicWorks in 2010, Rusty has promoted and presented hundreds of  events  in major markets throughout Florida. He also produces Live! from Vero Beach and Classic Folk and Rock in Delray.   Working with artists like Judy Collins, Felix Cavaliere's Rascals, Leon Russell, Al Stewart, The Weight, the Yardbirds, Vanilla Fudge, the Kingston Trio, Peter Yarrow, Blood, Sweat&Tears, John Sebastian, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, Karla Bonoff, America, Bruce Hornsby, Christopher Cross, Dave Mason and Janis Ian, MusicWorks specializes in connecting classic rock and folk acts with markets, audiences, and venues that appreciate the music of the 60s and 70s. Previously, he was the founder and CEO of the Count Basie Theatre Foundation. In this capacity, he took the Foundation through all stages of early development and successfully built relationships in the corporate, entertainment and philanthropic industries. While at the Foundation, he produced and promoted numerous benefit concerts for the Theatre and for other local and national nonprofits. He used music and benefit concerts to raise the $15 million needed to complete an historic renovation of the Theatre. He also consults to a number of performing artists and arts venues, assisting them with revenue enhancement efforts, event planning, contact management, donor campaigns and business management.

Mike Reuter, mike@musicworksconcerts.com

Mike Reuter has been involved in the music industry for nearly a decade. After a career as president of a sales organization, Mike turned his time and talent to live concert promotion. Together we present artists that appeal to the classic folk-rock listener. Mike is responsible for our concerts in markets on Florida’s West Coast

Stacey Kasselman,  stacey@musicworksconcerts.com

Prior to joining MusicWorks Stacey served in a variety of marketing and event planning and management roles She currently manages contract administration, concert and event production, and financial administration. In addition she works with our consulting clients on their event based fundraising initiatives.

Beverly & Marty Paris, Public Relations -parisproductions@bellsouth.net

Bev and Marty Paris  specialize in public relations, promotions and advertising. Together they coordinate press and publicity as well as print, radio and social media support for our concerts.   For nearly 25 years their creativity, commitment, resourcefulness and ability to build solid relationships with audiences, sponsors and the media have been recognized throughout the industry. Additionally, Paris Productions has created and produced award-winning special events, and are co-producers with MusicWorks on  Live from Vero Beach!

Charlotte Tripson, Digital Media - charlotteanabar@gmail.com

Charlotte Tripson entertained an early love for vintage graphics and concert posters that lead her on a path to the digital media & graphic design world.  Charlotte's background is in social media, web & print design, product photography and art direction. She also moonlights as an event coordinator at her family's private rustic venue, Waldo's Secret Garden.

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