Gary’s Events


Sunday, March 13th, 2016 | Doors Open at 6 p.m. & Show starts at 7:30 p.m. | 309 Curtis Mathes Way #147 Arlington, TX 76018

All of the Karaoke, Comedy & Gossip you want!  Get your tickets today!


Friday, February 18th, 2016 | Doors Open at 6 p.m. & Show starts at 8 p.m. | 309 Curtis Mathes Way #147 Arlington, TX 76018

All of the Karaoke, Comedy & Gossip you want!  Get your tickets today!

ShaLaJá Swimwear Fashion Expo

Sunday, May 3, 2015 | Doors Open at 5 p.m. & Show starts at 6 p.m. | 801 Front Avenue Columbus, GA

This fashion expo will take place the Columbus Trade Center, it will be an event YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS IT!!!! Gary will be your red carpet host! General Admission $25 and VIP $45. Get your tickets today!

Exotic Hair Collection

April 18, 2015 | 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Exotic Hair Boutique 1430 Dragon Street, Suite 13, Dallas, Texas 75207

This is a grand opening event for Exotic Hair boutique selling hair extensions, wigs, and other beauty products. There will be a 1 hour VIP reception with a meet and greet with Gary. Get your photos and autographs. Gary will be the emcee of this event announcing any door prizes and more.  Want more info click here.

Rock the Runway 2015

Thursday, February 5, 2015 | 7:30 p.m. | Jackson Convention Complex

Rock the Runway 2015 is hosted by The Rickey Smiley Morning Show’s Gary With the Tea  Doors open at 6:30 pm.

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Event

Saturday, January 17, 2015 | 1 pm | Renaissance Hotel Atlanta Airport

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a global organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to more than 200,000 patients in 28 countries. The the largest provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the U.S.

Learn more about the organization.

American Broadcasting School

Friday, December 19, 2014 | 12 pm & 5 pm

Join Gary as he announce the first Gary Hayes Scholarship award recipient.
It could be you, details coming soon.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

March 13, 2014 | Dallas Hilton Anatole

Gary will be giving you the Fashion Tea.. in all it's Green and Pink delight..
82nd South Central Regional Conference, Thursday Night Welcome Galla --
Pearls, Pumps & Paparazzi Fashion Show will take place at the Dallas Hilton Anatole.
This is a closed event only for active members of Alpha Kappa Alpha who have
registered for the event.

Get Event Details 

Diva's Rock The Runway

January 17, 2014 | 6:30 p.m. | Jackson Convention Complex Jackson, MS

97.7 WRBJ, Patty Peck Honda, & The Jackson Convention Complex presents Rock the Runway 2014, Friday,
January 17, 2014 at the Jackson Convention Complex Downtown, hosted by Gary with the Tea from the
Rickey Smiley Morning Show & 97.7's Midday Diva Tambra Cherie with a special
performance by R & B recording artist Sevyn Streeter.

Doors open at 6:30 pm with the Denim Magazine Social Cocktail Lounge with live music,
Patty Peck Red Carpet starts at 7pm, Show starts at 8pm

Get Details  |  Get your Tickets Now!


UStream with Gary

December 2013 | Get the Tea LIVE! | Weeknights TBD

Want to interact with Gary and ask him questions about celebrity news and gossip, well now you can!
Starting this Fall- August 2013 Gary will be streaming Live so he can dish the dirty gossip with you.
Be sure to check Facebook and Twitter for the upcoming live stream dates.

Gary's Facebook Page  |  Gary's Twitter Page

Black Pride: Sexy Boy Shorts Contest

August 31, 2013 | 10 p.m. - 1 a.m. | Atlanta, GA | Hyatt Atlanta Midtown

Gary will be judging the "Sexy Boy Short Contest" during Atlanta Black Pride 2013 weekend in Atlanta, GA.
The grand prize is $1,000, this is an event you are not going to want to miss. Labor day will never be the same!
Check out the link below for more details

Black Pride Atlanta 2013 Event

Macy's Intimate Red Carpet

August 31, 2013 | 2 p.m. | Atlanta, GA | Greenbriar Macy's

Urban Intimates, the Luxury & Style intimate apparel brand that is JONES, EBONY, and ESSENCE magazine top fashion pick
for curvy lingerie is launching with Macy's. Gary will be on the Red Carpet helping to get the word out about this new launch in intimate apparel.
Stop by and the Red Carpet check out Gary and enjoy the mock tails, dessert bar and celebrity performances.

Check Out Urban Intimates

L.A. Hair Season 2 Screening Party

August 15, 2013 | 7 pm - 11 pm | Atlanta, GA | Atlanta Virgin Hair/Colors Hair Studio 448 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard

WE tv's original series L.A. Hair is back for a second season airing Thursdays at 9pm eastern / 8pm central / 7pm mountain / 9pm pacific.
When it comes to coiffing the heads of Hollywood’s elite, celebrity stylist Kim Kimble is at the height of haute couture hair trends.
Having already solidified her reputation as the A-List go-to hair diva, Kim and her crew of fiery stylists open up the doors of their ultra-exclusive
salon to show the world the sheer madness of high-end hair.

Event Details

TV One - The Rickey Smiley TV Show

July 26, 2013 | This summer Gary makes his sitcom debut | Check TV One Listings

This summer in July, Gary will be making some regularly schedule appearances on The Rickey Smiley TV Show,
you can catch him this July on TV One, be sure to check your local listings for show airings.

Dante Wesley Celebrity Birthday Bash

July 13, 2013 | 8 pm | Dallas Texas | The Mansion (Lake Ridge @ Joe Pool Lake)

Gary will be dawning the red carpet and giving the dish on all the fashion and more at this celebrity birthday bash.
Music featuring DJ Stevie Nice and Natural Chance Band.

Rickey Smiley Morning Show

Check your local radio listings and catch Gary dishin' the Tea week day mornings

Gary is one of radio's stand out personalities from his ever-popular "Colour of the Day", fashion reports,
flawless entertainment news and celebrity gossip it's a can't-miss show, so be sure to tune in.

Dish Nation

Check your local TV listings | Watch Gary Dish the Tea weeknights

You get the tea in the morning as you head off to work and you can definitely get the tea in the evening before
you fall into slumber. Check Gary out on Dish Nation as he give's you the 411 on celebrity Gossip and news.

The Christy Lee Experience - Beauty Unleashed

June 2, 2013 | 6 pm til 10 pm | Albany, GA | @ The Hilton Garden Inn

Gary will be hosting the most fabulous event in Albany, GA. Beauty Unleashed! The Christy Lee Experience..
He will be givin' you the behind-the-curtain as this event is happening.. live photos, tweets and more. Tweet with Gary live at the event #hanginwgary

Passion Meets Fashion Event

May 19, 2013 | 5 pm til 10 pm | Augusta, GA | @ The Diamond Lakes Recreation Center

The Pashion Meets Fashion Event showcases all that is fashion and hair in beautiful Augusta, GA. Gary will be
the Mcee and Host of this event get your tickets now so you can be in the front row as Gary dishes the Tea on all that is fashion and beauty.