Dan "Steiny" Steinberg
Emporium Presents (US)
The co-founder of Emporium Presents, Dan started producing club shows at the Mercury Café in Denver at the age of sixteen. After graduating high school in 1993, he joined 2B Announced Presents as a talent buyer, and after college relocated to Seattle in 2002 promoting under the name Dan Steinberg Presents, later re-branded as Square Peg Concerts in 2004. In 2015, Square Peg merged with Jason Zink’s Sherpa Concerts taking on the name of Emporium Presents and producing live events all over the US and Canada.
Dan was nominated Independent Promoter of the Year seven times by 'Pollstar' and was a member of the Concert Industry Consortium Panels in 2002 and 2004. He has also moderated panels at Pollstar Live, SxSW, IAVM, Billboard Tour, as well as CMW, and is known for treating panelists to ‘patron and donuts.’ Yeah, you never know what the Jew will do, and yes it’s true his actual twitter handle is @TheJew.
Emporium Presents promotes all forms of live entertainment with past highlights including shows by comic Kathy Griffin, Jason Mraz, Straight No Chaser, Kris Kristofferson w/ Merle Haggard, Daniel Tosh, The Scorpions, Keith Urban, Indigo Girls, Trailer Park Boys, Yo Gabba Gabba, John Prine, The Avett Brothers, Dream Theater, Eric Church, Dolly Parton, The Black Keys, Godsmack, BB King, Home Free, and Cheech and Chong. Dan also hosts the live touring industries biggest podcast – Promoter101.