Labor Day Music Music Festive Promoter
Gary Schmidt moved his entertainment concert company to Washoe County in the early 70’s where he produced “Labor Day Music and Arts Festival” in 1973 at T-Car Speedway featuring the Doobie Brothers that drew over 30,000 in attendance. At that time, it was one of the biggest concerts ever produced in Reno. Since he has gone on to produce many more events.
Candidate for Nevada State Senate 16.
Gary is a candidate for the 16th Nevada State Senate seat and an active community member as well as a member of the Washoe County Central Committee. He ardent supporter of rolling back taxes that were recently imposed on Nevadan’s by the Republican Assembly and Senate.
He is also a longtime owner of the Reindeer Lodge, 22222 Mt Rose Hwy, Reno, NV 89511. After extraordinary winter storms, it was closed due to the structural issue caused by snow loads.