Gavin Mulloy knows music, knows pretty much everyone in Dallas, and wants to put on some seriously good shows that get you out of your house, away from the TV and your favorite reality stars, and off of YouTube, because the best music happens live. Seriously. It does, and Mulloy, the Marketing Manager at Trees and the Bomb Factory, is well aware of that fact.
But how did Mulloy go from concert poster-making artist to marketing maven? It's all in the timing, baby.
"Clint and Whitney Barlow took a chance on reopening Trees when Deep Ellum wasn't at its strongest and made a tentpole for the neighborhood. Last spring, I was kind of looking for work, and they were expanding...timing is everything but sometimes you have to nudge it."
And Mulloy was just the person they needed to revitalize the venue since he has a knack for getting people to come to events and getting those events publicized.
"As a kid, I always had this dream...that I had an island and my friends and I were the only ones who got to go there. And it was like magic. That's what drives me to day. To make someone's night feel like they made it to that island. To make someone's night excellent. I always wanted to make my parties better, different, new..."