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Matthew "Smitty" Smith

Matthew "Smitty" Smith

Talent Buyer & General Manager, The UC Theatre

Matthew "Smitty" Smith is the Talent Buyer and General Manager of The UC Theatre (1400 cap) in Berkeley, CA as well as a managing partner and talent buyer for The Starline Social Club (425 cap) in Oakland. Previous to working with these venues, Smitty founded Rosengrove Productions and booked over 500 shows a year in the Bay Area. In addition to his roles at The UC Theatre, Smitty is also a mentor in the Concert Careers Pathways Program and a former professional percussionist.

NIVA Presents Building Back Better pt. 2: Being a Better Neighbor

October 15, 2021, 7:00:00 PM

Independent music and entertainment venues are for the community by the community; every day, their owners and staff do much more than entertain us. Join venue leaders from all over the country as they discuss how they became anchors of their community, what it takes to be a good neighbor, and how they are working to build back better post-pandemic.