Founder & CEO, Dayglo Presents
Independent music entrepreneur Peter Shapiro continues to explore a range of passion projects. He has owned and operated renowned venues Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, Brooklyn Bowl Nashville, Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia, The Capitol Theatre, Garcia’s and Wetlands Preserve. In 2015, he produced Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of the Grateful Dead, at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA and Chicago’s Soldier Field. Shapiro founded Lockn’, a four-day music and camping festival held in Nelson County, Virginia as well as Jazz & Colors, an experiential music event held in Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is the creator of FANS, the immersive livestreaming platform with its innovative “Be in the Stream” feature that allows audiences to tune in and appear alongside the artists. He also originated the Rock and Roll Playhouse, developing the family concert series into a weekly national concert series that takes place in over 25 markets across America. His other endeavors include the IMAX concert films U2 3D and All Access, the Jammys awards show, the Green Apple Earth Day Festival, and Easy Rider Live. Shapiro serves as publisher of Relix magazine and sits on the board of a number of civic and charitable organizations, including: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum, New York Public Radio, and City Parks Foundation. In 2019, Peter was named Chairman of HeadCount, one of the leading youth voter engagement and participation organizations in America.
The Music Never Stops: A Fireside Chat with Peter Shapiro & Ty Roberts
October 13, 2022 at 6:00:00 PM
Legendary independent concert promoter, owner of iconic venues from Wetlands to Brooklyn Bowl, and so much more, Peter Shapiro has just released a new book, The Music Never Stops: What Putting on 10,000 Shows Has Taught Me About Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Magic, a riveting memoir of his incredible journey over 30+ years in the live music business and the artists he presented. Peter will chat with pioneering digital tech and music/entertainment innovator Ty Roberts, CEO FanTracks Digital, formerly CTO of Universal Music Group and Co-Founder of Gracenote. Join us as these two renowned business leaders discuss the past, present and future of live entertainment.