Red Mountain Entertainment is a concert and event promotions company, which has brought together principals with a combined 110 years of experience in the concert and festival promotion and venue management businesses. Red Mountain Entertainment has extensive experience in promoting concerts throughout the United States in venues ranging from clubs and theaters to arenas and stadiums. Additionally, Red Mountain is actively involved in the production and promotion of music festivals and events in non-traditional venues such as outdoor city centers and parks.
Over the years the principals of the company have promoted concerts including The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, U2, Kenny Chesney, Jimmy Buffett, Dave Matthews Band, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Keith Urban, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Taylor Swift, Kings of Leon, Widespread Panic, Wilco, Sonic Youth, My Morning Jacket, Hank Williams Jr., Kid Rock, John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band, Bob Dylan, Motley Crue, and Brooks & Dunn just to name a few.
RME promoted two successful Rowdy Frynds Tours. The 2008 tour included Hand Williams Jr. and Lynyrd Skynyrd and played arenas in 20 cities across the United States. In 2010, RME promoted the Rowdy Frynds Tours with Hank Williams Jr., Jamey Johnson and Eric Church.
In addition to promoting concerts RME works with various festivals throughout the Southeast. Red Mountain services to these events include talent buying, sponsorship procurement, marketing, site and production management, and governmental relations.
Beale Street Music Festival (Memphis in May) // Memphis, TN
Schaeffer Eye Center Crawfish Boil // Birmingham, AL
Bayfest Music Festival // Mobile, AL
Riverfest // Little Rock, AR
Top of the Hops Beer Festivals // Biloxi, MS; Orange Beach, AL; Jackson, MS; and Charlottesville, VA
New Orleans International Beer Festival // New Orleans, LA
Savannah Craft Brew Festival // Savannah, GA
RME's expertise in the amphitheater business includes but is not limited to venue planning and design, sponsorship development, premium seating packaging, marketing, venue management and operations, talent buying, concessions and merchandising sales and governmental relations.
RME principals developed, constructed, and managed the 10,000 seat Oak Mountain Amphitheater in Birmingham, Alabama for over 20 years.
Red Mountain Entertainment currently books the Amphitheater at The Wharf, a 9,800 capacity outdoor music venue in Orange Beach, Alabama. In addition, Red Mountain Entertainment consults and books the 8,100 capacity Tuscaloosa Amphitheater which opened on April 1, 2011 with The Avett Brothers and special guest Band of Horses. Artists who have recently played at the Amphitheater at the Wharf and Tuscaloosa Amphitheater include Kenny Chesney, Dave Matthews Band, Luke Bryan, Kings of Leon, R. Kelly, John Mayer, Jason Aldean and Zac Brown Band.
RME, in conjunction with Blue Deuce Entertainment in Mandeville, LA and Bold Sphere (a multi-faceted company owned by Rita Benson LeBlanc, Owner / Executive Vice President, New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans) has transformed Champions Square into a brand new, outdoor music venue adjacent to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and New Orleans Arena, in the epi-center of downtown New Orleans. The venue capacity ranges from approximately 5,500 reserved to 8,500 general admission and will begin a full-season in 2014.
RME has an exclusive talent buying agreement with Iron City, a world-class 1,300 capacity music hall in Birmingham, AL. In the first 9 months, Iron City has featured shows by Bush, The Black Crowes, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Grace Potter and Nocturnals, Jim James, Band of Horses, Jamey Johnson, Arctic Monkeys, Passion Pit, David Nail plus dozens of others.