A group of college buddies in love with the music scene of New Orleans share a vision for a national festival, which kick-starts a new era; free-thinking citizens of Northern California create full-moon gatherings which beget a global culture; a small print magazine looks beyond the listings page, to the live stage. In these three live case studies, panelists from Bonnaroo, Burning Man and Northside offer their insight, discuss the next generation of issues and challenges, and share more than a few anecdotes.
MICHAEL VAZQUEZ is a writer and live music cinematographer. He has written for 80’s-era Spin, The Village Voice, Mean Street, URB, VH1, MTV and Tribune Corp’s Wire Service. He regularly films music festivals, and is working on his first script. His essays can be read at huffingtonpost.com/michael-vazquez. Concerts and interviews can be seen at youtube.com/vazqueznyc Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MARIAN GOODELL is one of Burning Man's six Founding Board members since 1996. As Director of Business & Communications, Marian oversees media and government relations, print and online content, legal, technology and administration aspects of the 50,000+ person event including a network of 190 affiliates worldwide focused on local civic participation.
DANIEL STEDMAN is co-founder and owner of the Northside Media Group. The firm has grown into one of Brooklyn's largest new media companies, publishing The L Magazine, BAMBill and Brooklyn Magazine, and hosting The Northside Festival, with the mission to provide a highly influential and passionate consumer group with "what's next" in entertainment.
One of the foremost independent promoters in the United States, ASHLEY CAPPS and his company, AC Entertainment, create, produce, book, and present hundreds of concerts and events every year, including internationally recognized festivals such a Bonnaroo, Moogfest, & Big Ears. Ashley also manages artists Abigail Washburn & Julia Nunes.
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