Gary Mule Deer’s unique comedy and music have set him apart as one-of-a-kind. He has performed on every major concert stage in the country and made over 360 television appearances, including many on both The Tonight Show and The Late Show With David Letterman. He was one of six comedians, along with Jay Leno, to star on the first HBO Comedy Special “Freddie Prinze and Friends”. Gary was the co-host of Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert for four years on NBC, and a regular on Make Me Laugh. He is currently featured on the DVDs “Jeff Foxworthy’s Comedy Classics,” and “The World’s Greatest Stand-up Comedy Collection”.
Gary entertains regularly in Las Vegas, Reno, Lake Tahoe, Atlantic City and casino/resorts across the U.S. He has shared the stage with everyone from Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra and Willie Nelson, to Johnny Mathis, Vince Gill and the Zac Brown Band in 2010. He toured in 2010 as special guest with Vince Gill for a dozen dates in the western U.S. Gary appears often on the Grand Ole Opry, and in 2009 he performed at Carnegie Hall. For sixteen years he has also toured in concert as special guest with Johnny Mathis, everywhere from the Hollywood Bowl to Royal Albert Hall in London. In June, 2010 Gary celebrated 50 years in show business with a show in Nashville, and in September, CT PBS filmed his show at the historic Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA for a special to be broadcast in 2011.
An avid golfer, Mule Deer has performed for major tournaments including the AT&T Pebble Beach, Phoenix Open, Kraft Nabisco Championship, Arnold Palmer’s Champions for Children, The Frank Sinatra, and Johnny Miller’s Champions Challenge. 2009 and 2010, he was the featured entertainment for the National Pro Baseball Scouts awards gala.
Bob Goen of Entertainment Tonight said of Gary Mule Deer, “This guy has got to be the funniest man on the planet.” His family friendly comedy is a hit with all ages. An equally great singer and musician, he has been performing the music of Johnny Cash in his show for four decades and his interpretation of Cash’s music is considered the best. His “Gary Mule Deer Live” comedy and music CD is one of the most played on the Clean Comedy Channels of Sirius/XM Satellite Radio. Will Ferrell was asked by Dan Patrick at ESPN Magazine…“It’s the seventh game, ninth inning of the World Series of Comedy. You have to pick a comedian to be out on the mound.” Will’s answer was Gary Mule Deer.