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Peter Shapiro

Brooklyn Bowl, Dayglo Ventures

Independent music entrepreneur Peter Shapiro’s eclectic career path has encompassed a range of celebrated projects as Founder of DAYGLO Ventures. His experience operating Wetlands in New York City inspired his recent venue projects: opening multiple Brooklyn Bowls and the restoration of The Capitol Theatre.

Shapiro also created Fare Thee Well, the heralded Grateful Dead reunion concerts, as well as founding Lockn', an annual four-day music festival defined by its creative, collaborative programming which has drawn over 30,000 fans to a farm in rural Arrington, VA. He also created Jazz & Colors, an experiential music event held in such iconic locations as New York City’s Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, along with Chicago’s Field Museum.

Shapiro serves as publisher of Relix Media Group overseeing the iconic print publication Relix Magazine, the highly trafficked music website and digital ad agency, Hear & There.

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Events featuring Peter Shapiro
Events featuring Peter Shapiro