Brinnon and Marks

Motivational Corporate Comedy Act
Fee Range: $7,500–$10,000 [FEE NOTE]
Travels From: Missouri
 
The musical comedy team of Brinnon and Marks has been entertaining audiences nationwide since 1994. "What’s so unique about Brinnon and Marks?" They customize their material by writing skits and original songs to entertain and motivate your group. During their act you’ll probably see: The Bee Gee’s, President Ronald Reagan, Tom Jones and Sammy Davis Jr., President Bill Clinton, Johnny Mathis, President George Bush, Brooks and Dunn or Stevie Wonder just to name a few. The end result is a high-energy good clean musical comedy act that keeps people laughing from beginning to end. Brinnon and Marks also offers a full show band package along with the comedy act if requested. The 101 voices and faces of Brinnon & Marks is a clean customized musical comedy Branson/Vegas style act. Super clean and non-offensive, the act appeals to people of all ages from all walks of life.

Joe Brinnon: Joe is known for having a face like rubber, playing a wicked banjo, tickling the ivory, beating the snot out of drums, whipping up a lick on the guitar, blowing a blues harmonica and he can sing a little too! As luck would have it, Joe met Steve Marks and they set out to create a comedy act. So, in 1994 Joe and Steve started ‘Brinnon and Marks Musical Comedy’. Targeting the corporate client, they provide a customized comedy act that covers a wide genre of music and general craziness! Seventeen years and still working, they continue to perform for some of the largest corporations and associations in the world. Their comedy act is any performers dream come true – they get to be funny and make money! Joe has been working for Creative Productions Group since 1988 in media and production, with emphasis on creative services. He has been directly involved in developing and producing all media assets for television broadcast, industrial training, sales, and marketing programs. The work has been broad in its scope; brochures, sales and training, creative writing and consultation. Joe also Produces and directs for interactive CD’s, interactive DVD production and website development. Joe has earned many awards for his creative work. Twenty-three years later, Joe continues to work with Steve Marks as a team member of Creative Productions. Joe was an actor and casting assistant in the feature film “Last Ounce of Courage“, which released in theaters nationwide 11-11-11.

Steve Marks: Steve Marks is an award winning singer and musician. He’s preformed in over 20 countries and has performed for 2 United States Presidents. Steve has performed for the last 17 years as a professional musical comedian with the ‘Brinnon & Marks Musical Comedy’ team. As a comedy team, Joe & Steve have performed for some of the largest corporations in the world. Their comedy act is any performers dream come true – they get to be funny and make money! Steve also started Creative Productions Group, Inc., 27 years ago and has created and produced marketing & branding campaigns for over 840 companies around the world, with over 1100 marketing, branding & video productions on his personal ‘producer’s reel’. Steve has won multiple directing, marketing and music awards…highlighted with ‘Best Director’ and ‘Documentary of the Year’ from the Native American Academy Awards in Los Angeles. He was awarded ‘Best Outdoors Television Program’ for the nationally syndicated television show “American Outdoorsman” as writer, executive producer and director. Steve was also Producer, Casting Director and acted in the feature film “Last Ounce of Courage“.

Austin Marks: Austin Marks is a talented musician who has been traveling and performing with Brinnon and Marks since 2005. Onstage you can find him singing and playing guitar and piano. You may even catch a surprising impersonation every once in a while. Offstage, Austin is working to make the show musically seamless. He works with his partners, Joe and Steve, to coordinate the show musically, re-write songs, and produces the finished product. His musicianship expands far beyond the Brinnon and Marks show. He is an experienced singer and songwriter with his band, “Eyelit” as he writes and records all of his own songs. Currently, Austin is producing his second album, and has produced multiple music videos of his original songs that you can find on Facebook. Austin wrote original music for, and acted in the feature film “Last Ounce of Courage“. Austin is a young guy who is very lucky to do what he loves. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Dansare, they have one child. As you can tell, Austin has been very busy and loving every minute of it.

Most Requested Topics:

  • The Main Event: During their act you'll probably see impersonations of Presidents George Bush, Bill Clinton, and Ronald Reagan. You may also see Jimmy Stewart, Elvis Presley, the Bee Gees, Sammy Davis, Jr., Tom Jones, Brooks & Dunn, the Backstreet Boys, Brian Adams, Stomp, the Blues Brothers, and many more. Your group will love the Motown tributes, dancing, bluegrass, and more. The end result ... a high energy, good clean musical comedy act that will keep everyone laughing from beginning to end. Choose the live band package and four talented musicians will be on stage with Brinnon & Marks that will take your event to the next level!
  • Customized Hilarious Skits: To get your message across to your staff, a very popular approach is using Joe and Steve's acting/improv and musical skills to role-play with your group.