Who is dan steinberg?
Dan Steinberg, co-founder of Emporium Presents, started producing club shows at the Mercury Café in Denver at the age of sixteen. After graduating high school in 1993, Dan started 2-B Announced Presents, after college he relocated to Seattle at the tail end of 2002 promoting under the name Dan Steinberg Presents, later re-branded as Square Peg Concerts in October 2004. In June of 2015 Square Peg merger with Jason Zink’s Sherpa Concerts taking on the name of Emporium Presents producing live events all over the United States and Canada. On October 1st, 2018 Live Nation acquire a majority stake in Emporium Presents, Dan and Jason have continued with the company as partners.
Dan was nominated as Independent Promoter of the Year in 2003, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 by Pollstar.
Yes, it’s true his actual twitter handle is @TheJew.
Emporium Presents promotes all forms of live Entertainment, this past highlights includes shows Comic Kathy Griffin, Jason Mraz, Straight No Chaser, Kris Kristofferson w/ Merle Haggard, Daniel Tosh, The Scorpions, Keith Urban, Indigo Girls, Trailer Park Boys, Yo Gabba Gabba, John Prine, The Avett Brothers, Dream Theater, Eric Church, Dolly Parton, The Black Keys, Godsmack, BB King, Home Free and Cheech and Chong.
Steiny also hosts the live touring industries biggest podcast Promoter101.
Where Will DAN be SPEAKING NEXT?
Steiny and Luke have just finished a World Tour that hit these fine cities:
Aspen, CO * Los Angeles, CA * London, England * Bellevue, WA
Austin, TX * Toronto, ON * Seattle, WA
Boston, MA * Nashville, TN * New Orleans, LA
ILMC - The Agency Business 2019
Who has the power in the business? Is it the multinational promoters? Or the worldwide booking agencies with offices in multiple markets? Or the boutique agencies with one or two superstar clients? As both the agency and promoter businesses continue to consolidate and grow aggressively, what position do agents have in the value chain, and how is this status evolving? And with many agencies now offering a wider range of services to their clients than ever, is it enough to focus purely on music, or are brand, corporate, literary and film departments now a must-have for joined-up career planning?