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First DCN Venue Confab Was Held in Chicago November 3-4

(CelebrityAccess News Service) – DCN, Metro and Schubas hosted the first DCN venue conference November 3-4 in Chicago, IL. This unprecedented gathering of executives of the best live music venues in the country discussed issues common to all independent live music venues in the country.

Attendees included:

Owen Comaskey Arlene Grocery New York, NY

Jason Berry Blind Pig Ann Arbor, MI

Doug Kaufmann Bluebird Theatre Denver, CO

Richard King The Blue Note Columbia, MO

Brett Mosiman The Bottleneck Lawrence, KS

Kenny Hobby The Brewery Raleigh, NC

Tim Mays The Casbah San Diego, CA

Frank Heath Cat's Craddle Carrboro, NC

Sean Mulroney Double Door Chicago, IL

Steve McClellen First Avenue Minneapolis, MN

Barrie Jane Buck 40 Watt Club Athens, GA

Rob Thomas Fox Theatre Boulder, CO

Alex Crothers Higher Ground Burlington, VT

Todd Abramson Maxwell's
Hoboken, NJ

Lincoln Meyerson McCabe's Guitar Shop Santa Monica, CA

Joe Shanahan Metro Chicago, IL

Seth Hurwitz 9:30 Club Washington, DC

Chris Schuba Schuba's Tavern Chicago, IL

Jennifer Tefft Spaceland Los Angeles, CA

Jeff Petrin Toad's Place New Haven, CT

–Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner