David vs. Goliath: The Future of Live Indie Venues

Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Speakers

Mitchell Frank

Spaceland Presents

Morgan Margolis

Knitting Factory Entertainment

Phil Pirrone

Desert Daze

In the age of Live Nation, AXS and AEG, smaller companies and independent venues are being gobbled up or forced out of business. Without the deep pockets of their corporate competitors, many smaller clubs are having to find new ways to compete for both artists and patrons. Whether that’s by adding hotels and restaurants to their properties or by getting inventive with alternative venues, the road ahead is rocky, at best. In this age of growing corporate domination of all aspects of the music business, we’ve compiled a group of representatives from independent entertainment companies to discuss the way forward for indies in areas of booking, exhibition, promotion, ticketing and hospitality.

Primary Access: Platinum Badge, Music Badge, Artist Wristband
Secondary Access: Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Sessions
Level: Intermediate