David Macias is the co-founder and President of Thirty Tigers, a diverse entertainment company that specializes in marketing services, music distribution, management, promotion, and publishing for independent music artists. Thirty Tigers releases music from genres as diverse as country, Americana, rock, hip hop and gospel. The company has also ventured into the film business by co-producing the documentary, “Fear of 13,” the feature film, “Boomtown,” and most recently “Once Upon A River.”
Macias is also a GRAMMY Award winning producer and manager for Patty Griffin. His music industry background spans 35 years, starting in record retail in Florida and continuing on with stops at Arista, BMG, EMI, and Giant Records, before co-founding Thirty Tigers in 2001, out of the guest bedroom of his house. Today Thirty Tigers employs 25 people, is headquartered in Nashville, and has employees in Los Angeles, New York, London, North Carolina, and Atlanta.
Macias has spoken at many conferences, including SXSW, Folk Alliance, SF MusicTech, Americana Music Association Conference, Americana UK and others.