FAIRGROUNDS: OUT AT NIGHT
In 2009, Mark founded and executive produced Out In Events International LGBT Six Flags Tour (Louisville, KY; Washington DC; Montreal, Quebec; San Francisco, CA; Jackson, NJ; Los Angeles, CA to benefit The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund included Seth Gold, Ultra Nate, Colton Ford, Sylvia Tosun, Corey Craig, Justin Ryan and The Daisy Spurs.
GAY PRIDE NYC
Mark was the Entertainment Director of The New York Pride Pier Dance procuring & producing Janet Jackson 2004; The Pussycats Dolls 2005; Jennifer Lopez 2006; Joi Cardwell & Idina Menzel 2007; Ultra Nate, Sylvia Tosun & Jennifer Hudson 2008; Sabrina Johnston & Kat DeLuna 2009; Ultra Nate & Sophie Ellis-Bextor 2010; Martha Wash, Robin S and Frenchie Davis 2011
Mark Nelson & Michael ‘Formika’ Jones ‘F Word’ was been dubbed ‘The Party’ of NYC. Chosen as:
The 2010 ‘Best Weekly Party in the USA’ ~ Edge Media
The 2010 Glammy Award for ‘Best Party in NYC’
The 2011 Get Out Award for ‘Best Party’
Mark Nelson & Michael ‘Formika’ Jones created The F*Word in the fall of 2008 on a Saturday night @ the now defunct Eugene’s Supper-club.
Moving to Santos Party House the summer of 2009, The weekly party moved to Fridays @ Rebel Nightclub the fall of 2009.
In June, 2010; The Party found its 4th and last home: Splash.
To celebrate the move; Internationally Pop-star Kylie Minogue came by for a surprise performance!
This ground-breaking weekly soiree is and was unmatched in the particiapation of Katy Perry, Charo!, Gloria Estefan, Andy Bell (Erasure), TRISH, RHOA Miss Lawrence, RHONJ Melissa Gorga, Traci Lords, Tila Tequila, Neon Hitch, Junior Vasquez, Dave Aude’, Amanda Lepore, Zhana, Porcelain Black, BISHI, DJ Billy Lace, Sky Ferriera, Britney Campbell, Mila Jam, Junior Vasquez, Adam Lambert, Sir Ari Gold, Leighton Meister, Zayra, Farrad, The One’s, Joe Oppedisano, Sophia Lolley, Kimberly Davis, Amanda Lepore, SherryVine, American Idol’s Kimberly Caldwell, DJ Lina, Princess Superstar, Cazwell, Jasper James, Backstreet, Daisy Spurs, DJ Bill Coleman, Sylvia Tosun, Erika Jayne, Raven O, Joey Arias, Missy Elliot, Michael Urie, Bradley Bayou and more.
Mark Nelson’s Full Frontal Friday’s @ Splash (2005-2008) featured artists such as Jody Watley; Ultra Nate; Niki Haris & many others.
One Night Only featuring Jennifer Hudson New Years Eve Eve 2006
Rob Fernandez and Mark Nelson’s Sunday Night ‘Boys Life’
Mark Nelson’s Style Tuesdays @ Splash featuring artists Niki Haris, Zelma Davis, Jennifer Holliday, Zhana aka Inda- Matrix, Marina, Ernest Kohl, Ari Gold, John Boy, Kevin Aviance and more.
1999 MTV Music Video Awards (The Madonna segment)
E Entertainment Holiday Party NYC
Lady Bunny’s WIGSTOCK
Sir Ian McKellen 1999 private Oscar Nomination Party NYC
Rocky Horror Show on Broadway Holiday Party
Sandra Bernhard “I’m Still Here Damn It” promotions
Equinox Fitness Center Holiday Party 2001 – present
Junior Vasquez’s Earth
The Official Heritage of Pride 2003 After Party
Night of 1000 Cher’s
Benefits for Broadway Cares: The Buddha Bash featuring the cast of Broadway’s The King and I, The G I Tea; featuring the cast of Broadway’s Miss Saigon
Cyndi Lauper benefit for Gods Love We Deliver
The Village People appearing as ‘The Amazing Peepers’
Niki Haris and Donna Delory exclusive post Madonna Concert performance
George Lyter’s ADD-TV Pill Awards
Tracy Young’s annual Genesis New Years Party in Miami Beach
The Annual Winter Party Festival in Miami
The Saint @ Large Black Party