Events and Venues

Doug Ries has performed in theatres of all different sizes in the eastern United States including Star Lake Amphitheatre where he has performed with acts such as Smash Mouth, Christina Aguilera, Sugar Ray, GooGoo Dolls, INXS, and many more. Audiences  often exceeded 20,000 people.

Doug has international TV experience in the United States as well as in Japan with his appearance on Magic’s Greatest Illusions. He has even filmed a spot for the Late Show with David Letterman.

Doug was hired for three consecutive years to perform close-up magic at the Academy Awards Party.

Flip Disc has programmed music at Mellon Arena (Civic Arena) for the Pittsburgh Stingers, who were once the professional soccer team in Pittsburgh (1995).

Flip Disc has done the audio for the Pittsburgh Bridal Showcase at the Monroeville Expo Mart. They have also been contracted to do the sound for many festivals including the Arts, Crafts and Food festival in Ellwood City with attendance of over 50,000 people.

Many of you might recognize Doug’s voice from his occasional appearances on the B94 morning show doing crazy stunts with the morning jocks.

The following is just a partial list of the venues where Doug Ries and Flip Disc Productions have been contracted to performed. This does not include any private residences, schools or banquet facilities which have hosted Flip Disc.

Large Arenas Where Doug Has Performed

Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium
Hard Rock Cafe
Star lake
Three Rivers Stadium
PNC Park
Heinz Field
Civic Arena (Mellon Arena)
Monroeville Expo Mart
David Lawrence Convention Center
University of Pittsburgh Field house

Hotels Where Doug Has Performed

Double Tree Hotel
Hilton Hotel
William Pen Hotel
Station Square Sheraton
Wexford Sheraton
Pittsburgh Marriott
Pittsburgh Hyatt
Royce Hotel
Embassy Suits Hotel
Green tree Radisson Hotel
All local Holiday Inns
Airport Wyndham

Country Clubs Where Doug Has Performed

Churchill Valley
Fox Chapel
Fort Cherry
Green Oaks
Longue Vue
Montour Heights
Oak Tree
Old Stone Wall (Shakespeare)
Seven Oaks
South Hills
South Point
Sewickley Heights
St. Clair
Valley Brook

Resorts Where Doug Has Performed

Seven Springs
Hidden Valley
Peek'n Peek
Gateway Clipper Fleet

Private Clubs Where Doug Has Performed

Concordia Club
Duquesne Club
Edgewood Club
Edgeworth Club
Fox Chapel Racquet Club
Fox Chapel Yacht Club
Pittsburgh Athletic Association
Rivers Club
Twentieth Century Club
University Club

Synagogues Where Doug Has Performed

Beth El Congregation
Beth Shalom
Jewish Community Center
Ohav Shalom
Rodef Shalom
Temple David
Temple Emanuel
Temple Sinai
Tree Of Life