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Brian Mackey / Bio

One might say it's hard to pinpoint exactly what genre NYC Artist Brian Mackey is. He is an honest, eclectic pop-infused rock, singer songwriter, with a twist of folkish Americana. But no matter what you label it as, it is heartfelt, witty and truly real. It's just Brian. Originally from a tin-roof town in Havana, Florida, where he spent his early days singing in the bathtub armed with dirty red glasses, and almost blowing up his room with chemistry sets, Brian knew right from the start what he wanted to: write songs. Many a day he played hooky from school just to listen to his favorite music in his room and studied the inserts, building his working mental library of writers, producers, and musicians.

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MEDIA Brian has released 2 music videos, "Honest Love" and "Sunshower" from the songs on his album, Honest Love.

Honest Love: http://www.youtube.com/brianmackeymusic#p/a/u/0/K23IKSaRUsM - Featured on the Viso Music Launch with the Civil Wars, and on Vancouver, CA TV
Sunshower: http://vimeo.com/24148621

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RECENT PRESS

- Brian's songs were most recently placed in 4 movies releasing this year:

"Color Blue" and "Honest Love" in "The Boys of Abu Graib" with actors Sara Paxton (Last House on the Left) and Sean Austin (Lord of the Rings)
"Color Blue" in "Fake" directed by Gregory Friedle, with Robert Loggia and Gabriel Mann
"Color Blue" in "Fathoms Deep"
"Color Blue" and "Honest Love" in "29,000 Wishes, 1 Regret" directed by Oliver Robins (Poltergeist)

- Supercuts "Rock the Cut" Artist

- Viso music's January Featured Artist and has an exclusive interview with them: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvAuCEftwyo

- U.S Airways In-flight Radio Featured Artist

- Featured artist on the "Songs of Love for Japan" Compilation CD among artists such as Sarah Barielles, Ani DiFranco and Tori Amos.

His latest reviews have included, Big Medicine Canada, Aquarian Magazine, Filter Magazine (For Songs of Love for Japan), MashableEntertainment, Indie Shuffle, Indie Update, Bigger Than Beyonce, Rising Magazine, Middle Tennessee Music, Music News Nashville, among others.

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NOTEABLE VENUES:

The Listening Room Cafe, Nashville, The Bluebird Cafe, Nashville, The Highline Ballroom NYC, Hotel Cafe, Los Angeles, Utica Music Festival, The Mercury Lounge NYC, The Bitter End NYC, Sullivan Hall NYC, Angels & Kings, NYC, Gavin De Graw's National Underground NYC, Austin's SXSW Music Festival, The Cape May festival on the Jersey Shore, Florida Music Festival, Six Flags Amusement Park in Missouri, Musikfest in PA, and Johnson CC in Kansas.

General Info

Band Members
1-4
Artist Name
Brian Mackey
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/brianmackey
Active Since
01/06
Genres
Singer Songwriter / Indie Pop / Singer/Songwriter

Contact Info

Location
New York, NY
Manager
Beth Slocum - management@brianmackeymusic.com

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