Welcome to another episode of Making It with Chris G where we have Conversations with people in the world of entertainment who are making it, from behind the scenes to the spotlight. Sharing their stories and insight to help you get one step closer to Making It.
This is episode 2 of our Talent Buyer series, and features Dan Larson. Dan is the Talent Buyer and Marketing Director for Okeechobee Festival located in Okeechobee, Florida. During the time of this interview in 2017, it was the second annual Okeechobee festival. A festival which they sold out in its inaugural year. The 2017 edition of the festival featured artists such as Kings of Leon, Usher with The Roots, Bassnectar, The Lumineers, Wiz Khalifa, and many more. Dan was the first Program Direct/Talent Buyer for Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center in Orlando, FL. He has also owned and run his own venue in St. Augustine. In this conversation we talk about how he got started in the music business, his journey, what you can expect out of Okeechobee Fest, insight on promoting concerts, and much more.
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