Company: Indie Music Week - Toronto, ON, Canada
Darryl Hurs has a 25+ year history in the music business including launching and running one of Canada’s largest music showcase festivals and conference, Indie Week. In the past two years, he has founded 3 new online conferences: Music Pro Summit, indie101 and SCREENxSCREEN. Recently hired as the Managing Director for Downtown Music in Canada heading the Canadian operations for Fuga, Songtrust, Adrev, Found.ee, CD Baby and Downtown Music Services. Past positions include design and branding/marketing for Live Nation as a freelancer (projects included a corporate rebrand and logo design, launching VIPNATION.com, work for U2, Nickelback, Madonna, Beyonce, Jay-Z and Dave Matthews) retail buyer at HMV, and booker for one of Toronto’s top live music venues (The Rivoli).