Mountain Productions began to build their reputation as one of North America’s leading event production companies in 1981 after producing a legendary benefit concert for Simon and Garfunkel in Central Park. Just a few blocks away, Manny’s Music was where Paul Simon, himself, bought his first guitar at the age of twelve.
A few friends, a love of caves and a small garage in Georgia has grown to become one of the most dependable and well-respected rope and rope access brands in the country – Pigeon Mountain Industries.
PMI’s CEO, Loui McCurley, recently sat down with Business Leaders Broadcast and host Bob Roark to discuss the company’s foundation and their continued commitment to high-quality and life-saving products more than 40 years later.
With millions of fans and billions of dollars, you may think that’d be enough to keep the music industry’s biggest icons satisfied. More and more often, though, musicians take to side hustles either to give a little back or to reach a new level of success and fulfillment.
Lollapalooza (n.): 1. an extraordinary or unusual thing, person or event; an exceptional example or instance; 2. A large lollipop
Celebrating its 26th year of existence, Lollapalooza lived up to its name as the extraordinary, exceptional festival that brings in tens of thousands of the world’s most energetic and eclectic fans. The 2017 festival took over Chicago’s Grant Park from August 3rd through August 6th. As in previous years, the Mountain Productions crew was on site building the stages and structures that envied the Chicago skyline, itself.
In every corner of the world, at every event, we’re always asked one simple question: “Where are the t-shirts?” Well, you asked and now we delivered!
Get ready for the freshest designs and styles of MTN Apparel, now available at ShopMTN.com. You can look like a badass and be comfortable doing it with our crew-approved line of t-shirts and hats. You can also get your hands on our favorite gear bags that feature the Mountain Productions logo all at our Online Rigging Shop.
Whether it was big noise and bigger hair or the serene sounds of a classical piano, first concert memories have a way of bringing up some of the best childhood memories. In this edition of “On the Mountain”, we asked five members of the Mountain team to tell us about their first concert experience. This is where it all began:
Mountain Productions stands as a global leader in event production largely by virtue of great business relationships and loyal friends, like those at Shimizu Group in Japan. Ron Rose, Director of International Development, recently visited the Shimizu Group headquarters. While there, he had the opportunity to tour their facilities and discuss the long-standing relationship between the two organizations and the bright future both companies see ahead.
After producing nearly 16,000 events across North America, Mountain Productions knows a thing or two about peak performance during festivals. Whether this summer is your first music festival experience or you’re a veteran chief of the good vibe tribe, there are a few surefire ways to make sure you get the most out of your next fest. Our Festival Survival Guide is here to help.