Presented by Rocky Road Touring

Martin Atkins

Mar 15, 2022

8:15pm – 8:55pm CT

Valhalla

Martin Atkins is the definition of entrepreneurial activity in cultural arts endeavors. His 40+ years in the music business spans across genres, borders and industries.

Martin was a member of Public Image Ltd and Killing Joke. He founded industrial super group Pigface, The Damage Manual, and Murder Inc., and has contributed to Nine Inch Nails and Ministry. Atkins is the owner of Invisible Records (est. 1988), and founder of the Museum Of Post Punk and Industrial Music in Chicago (2021). He is the author of 3 books on the Music Business including Tour:Smart, and is the coordinator of Music Industry Studies at Millikin University in Decatur IL. Martin is a producer, drummer, documentary filmmaker, bad DJ, and father of four. Whatever the future of music is, you can pretty much bet that he’ll be in the middle of it.

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About
From:
Chicago, IL
Subgenre:
Industrial