Great Northeast Productions, Inc. specializes in the site coordination, promotion and presentation of mass gatherings and special events. The company’s productions include Phish’s multi-day, multi-arts concert/camping festivals between 1996 and 2004 (the Clifford Ball, The Great Went, Lemonwheel, Camp Oswego, NYEY2K, It and Coventry), all of which were among the largest events in North America in each of their respective years. Other events include ”Twilight Concerts at the Tabernacle” and the James Taylor-Carly Simon reunion concert on Martha’s Vineyard; Sugarbush SummerStage in Vermont; the ”Great Northeast Arts & Energy Festival” series and the Snoe.down Winter Music & Sports Festival in Killington, VT.
In 1999 GNP produced what is generally acknowledged as the largest paid event in the world in celebration of the millennium, as over eighty thousand Phish fans converged at the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation in the heart of the Florida Everglades for a four day music and arts festival.
The New England based company founded in 1984 regularly presents a diverse range of live entertainment throughout the northeast, identifies and develops alternative concert venues, provides promotional and artist development services for emerging talent and represents creative performers with personal management services.
In 2008, GNP initiated the first annual Pier Revue event benefiting local, social-services agency, Preble Street. The annual outdoor concerts held on the Maine State Pier in Portland, ME has hosted the popular jam band moe., indie rockers Wilco, alt-rock band Ween, electronica/dub/world music stylists Thievery Corporation, alt-country band Conor Oberst & the Mystic Valley Band, guitar virtuoso Kaki King, singer songwriter Ryan Montbleau and genre bending string band Hot Day at the Zoo.
In addition, GNP provides talent booking services for private and corporate clients and staffing & consulting services for large public assemblies. The company provides catering, concessions management and event management through its subsidiary, GNP Field Services.