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Meet Our Agents

Contact agent below or contact the main office at office@musicgarden.net
Or call 800-689 2263 or 334-260-0407

 

 

Martin Brasfield
(misc regional and local-all states, Mississippi)

Email : martin@musicgarden.net

Phone : 334-260-0407

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I began my career in the music business booking and managing a band in the mid-80's. While doing so, I helped start and operate two successful Montgomery, Alabama based companies before deciding to devote my full time to booking bands. I incorporated Music Garden in 1993, and concentrated on providing the best party and dance bands for public and private shows throughout the southeastern region of the United States. Since then, Music Garden has grown to include over fourteen representatives and an office staff who share my dedication to that goal and book some of the best regional and national acts in the nation!

 

What makes me the happiest are the long-term relationships I build with customers over the years. To have a young person ask me to provide entertainment for high school functions, call me to book bands and DJ's for all of their social needs during college, and then continue to book their wedding and private parties in the years after graduation, gives me a joy that is hard to express in words. It makes me proud to see each member of the Music Garden staff building the same kind of relationships.

 

While I always believed that I had the best staff and the best bands available, my belief was verified recently by a well-known band manager who told me "Music Garden has the best staff of agents around."

Rick Brignac
(Mississippi) 

Email : rick@musicgarden.net

Phone : 866-962-2263

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My name is Rick Brignac and I am a University of Alabama alumnus. I got involved in the music industry my junior year of college as my fraternity?s social chairman. I enjoyed planning and providing memorable entertainment to all of my peers. It was then I realized that this was a career I would like to pursue. With my background as a social chair I was able to hear and meet many of the bands the Music Garden has to offer. I like to recommend bands that I have personally heard and know will deliver an excellent performance. Nothing makes me happier than hearing from customers that their event was a success due to the entertainment. When I am not on the job I am an avid outdoorsman and a huge college football fan. I am always available by phone or email and am very punctual with a response.

Pacey Calhoun
(Some nightclubs, some Jackson Ms)

Email : pacey@musicgarden.net
Phone : 866-523-2263

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Pacey Calhoun moved to Birmingham, Alabama after graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Radio Television Production. Pacey joined the Music Garden team in 2002 and started the rock band Fly-by Radio. She married her husband Matt in December 2007 . 

Dobbins Cosby
(Auburn,Opelika,Phenix City,Troy, Columbus,Athens,some Alabama,Georgia, Mississippi)

Email : dobbins@musicgarden.net
Phone : 334-320-9900

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Dobbins Cosby is responsible for a number of southeastern territories - including Auburn and Troy, Alabama, Athens and Columbus, Georgia to name a few. Dobbins is originally from Selma, Alabama graduating from Morgan Academy and then Auburn University. He currently resides in Auburn, Alabama. Dobbins prides himself in knowing each band and developing a thorough understanding of what a buyer wants before he pitches a band to them. "I listen to feedback from the buyer. Feedback is the one tool that has helped me take care of clients more than anything."

"My family was blessed and overwhelmed at the same time when my sister and I decided to get married 5 months apart. We both wanted our days to be perfect and memorable from start to finish. I met Dobbins through some mutual friends and my family began working with him to find the perfect bands for our 2 big days. Dobbins helped us to sort through bands and narrow it down to a few that we liked in order to make a decision. We had lots of questions about the band details and where they had played before and my dad wanted to make sure that they were reputable and would be professional in a Country Club setting. Dobbins always made time for all of our questions and even arranged for us to meet the band ahead of time and hear them play at a local venue. My sister and I ended up picking the same band and Dobbins worked with our family for 11 months through the 2 events. He was so easy to work with and made the band one of the best parts of the entire wedding experience. Our band put on 2 equally spectacular performances and we got rave reviews from our guest who couldn't wait to hear the band again at my wedding, which was second. I have recommended Dobbins to everyone I know and wouldn't want to work with anyone else. Dobbins has the "hook up" to the best bands in the business and has great relationships with all of them. He works quickly and doesn't pressure you at all to pick a band, just helps you through the process that can be very overwhelming because of all the choices our there. Dobbins has a great personality and really cared about us having the best band and the best experience. I would recommend Dobbins to anyone looking for a band whether it is for a wedding or special event, he is your guy!" - Kristi Dumas

Ross Kinder
(Birmingham, Huntsville, Nashville)

Email : ross@musicgarden.net
Phone : 205-910-9068

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When Ross Kinder first picked up a guitar he knew that a career somewhere in the music industry was for him. After graduation from the University of Alabama in 2007 Ross worked in many areas of the music business until he found a home with Music Garden in 2008. As a player, band manager, and client himself he understands firsthand all the details and planning that go into an event that requires many different people and services to act as one. Coupled with his knowledge of bands and relationships with other vendors and venues, he is able guide clients seamlessly through the process of booking a band. When someone books a band or DJ with Ross they don't have the typical reservations that come with the territory because he is there 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to make sure that their event runs smoothly and to manage any problems that may arise. You may contact Ross by phone or e-mail for any event requiring music and he will be happy to answer any questions.

Patrick Norris
(Some South Caroliina weddings)

Email : Patrick@musicgarden.net

Phone : 866-700-2263

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Patrick is a graduate of Clemson University and Charleston School of Law. He has over 10 years of experience booking and managing bands, and has also played guitar in some of the Southeast's more prominent touring bands. Patrick lives in Mount Pleasant, SC with his wife and two children. In his spare time, Patrick enjoys going to the beach with his family, playing golf, playing guitar, and attending Clemson football games.

Jason Ozburn
(Atlanta)

Email : jason@musicgarden.net
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Jason Ozburn is a native of Atlanta Georgia and attended high school at Parkview High School. He played on Parkview’s golf team while in high school. Jason then went on to Auburn University where he was social chairman and then rush chairman of Sigma Chi. Jason Met his wife Rachel while attending Auburn. Jason loves good music and his hobbies include offshore fishing, tennis, golf, and cooking on his big green egg. He is very passionate about finding the perfect band for his clients. Jason has been a part of the Music Garden team since 2008.

Tucker Park
(College Bands)

Email : Tucker@musicgarden.net

Phone :

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Tucker Park was born in Troy, AL. He graduated from high school at Pike Liberal Arts School in 2012. Tucker has worked with the Music Garden since 2008. As a band leader, buyer, and now as an agent responsible for Mississippi State, LSU, Ole Miss, and many other campuses. He is the lead singer for the variety/party band, Park Band. Tucker has also worked as entertainment director for a club in his hometown where he had many Music Garden acts. He is very dedicated to helping a buyer find the perfect band for their event and getting to know each band. When not working or on the road with Park Band, he enjoys spending time with his friends and family.

Mike Strickland
(non campus clubs southeast, USC, Clemson, Furman, Presbyterian, Wofford, Univ Florida, weddings South Carolina)

Email : mike@musicgarden.net
Phone : 229-300-3190

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Michael Strickland grew up in Valdosta, Georgia. After high school, he attended Valdosta State University and graduated with a degree in Business. Mike joined The Music Garden in 2007. He works the state of South Carolina and non-campus bars and clubs in the southeast. He lives in Valdosta, Georgia with his wife and three children, Katie, Halie and Payton.
When he's not working, Mike enjoys spending time with his family and bass fishing.

Kenny Strickland
(Univ of Tennesse,Misc South Georgia, North Florida)

Email : Kenny@musicgarden.net
Phone : 866-312-2263

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Kenny Strickland grew up in Valdosta Georgia. After high school, he attended Valdosta State University and graduated with a degree in communications. Kenny joined the Music Garden in 2002 and works the Universtiy of Tennessse Campus,and the state of Florida. He currently resides in Albany, Georgia with his wife Holly, daughter Emmy and son Brooks. When he is not working, Kenny enjoys spending time with his friends and family.

Nick Wright
(Tuscaloosa)

Email : nick@musicgarden.net
Phone : 866-449-2263

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Nick Wright is the Tuscaloosa area agent for The Music Garden. Nick grew up in Gadsden Alabama and went on to graduate college at University of Alabama. Nick is the Music garden workaholic, causing the business office staff to join him in working extra hours. Nick has an office in Tuscaloosa near campus, so he works a lot with the Greeks and the University, but he also does a good bit of booking for wedding receptions and corporations. What impresses us most about Nick is how hard he works to make sure that he gives each client a little bit extra.

Michael Wright
(all nationals, casinos, misc festivals, fairs, some regional throughout US)

Email : michaelwright@musicgarden.net
Phone : 877-744-2263

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Michael Wright has been with the Music Garden for over 10 years. He began his involvement in the music industry as a singer/songwriter. Michael is in charge of booking national acts and high-end regional bands for numerous promoters, festivals, colleges, casinos and other customers throughout the United States. When Michael is not working, he enjoys spending time with his two children.



Contact our office at 800-689-2263 or 334-260-0407 Or email us at office@musicgarden.net

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