Events. Production. Creative Directing. Photography. Artist Development. Branding. Marketing. Consulting. Actor. Singer. Host.
Barry Brandon is a walking medical anomaly. By the age of 27, he had undergone eight open-heart surgeries. In 2009, he met Bill Kaelin who mentored him in the promotional world. This is how the story begins.
In 2010, Barry Brandon and his team began a monthly themed dance party in Atlanta called,“Bedlam.” Inspired by his time spent in NYC, the event became a clear standout in nightlife, so much so, that the parties spanned 4 years and to 5 cities.
In 2011, Barry Brandon opened for Dragonette, produced the official after party for Robyn, and hit the road on a 12 city tour to promote his music.
In January of 2012, Barry Brandon released a compilation full length album on iTunes. The album, titled “Etc,” features studio recordings, live recordings and a remix. Additionally, he produced the first season of Sing For Your Life, an Atlanta based singing competition.
In 2013, Sing For Your Life returned for a second season, and he began freelancing with the experiential marketing firm: C3 Agency, in which he produced a large-scale event for Google.
In 2014, Barry Brandon, alongside Christine Courtney-Myers, continued producing events for: Yes To Carrots, Virgin Atlanta and Virgin America. Sing For Your Life was a hit, thus calling for a third season. Additionally, he ran social media campaigns for opera singer David Daniels, and The Voice Season 7 contestant Jean Kelley.
With 2015 awaiting several projects, the first, #GENDERFLUX, launched at midnight on January 12; Barry Brandon Creative directed and photographed the campaign. His film “Proxy”, for which he claimed a lead role, will be included in film festivals throughout the year. He announced a project titled, “SCARS,” a photography project whichwill allow him to travel the world and photograph scars of open-heart surgery survivors.