Position: Owner/Programmer/ Presenter
Company: The Capital Complex/ Shivering Songs - Fredericton, NB, Canada
Since 2003, Zach Atkinson has been a fixture in the Fredericton Music Scene. At the time a local music promoter focused on developing the all ages music scene and working with Fredericton based label, Forward Music Group. These days Zach owns and operates The Cap, a small but mighty venue, brewery and record store. Working through the pandemic, The Cap quickly pivoted to seated/served outdoor concerts in the warmer months and with the help of it’s #KEEPITLIVE campaign supporters raised over $25,000 to retrofit the indoor spaces to accommodate COVID protocols. Zach Atkinson is the executive director of Fredericton’s midwinter festival Shivering Songs. Over the years he has participated in booking the various venues including Saint John’s Peppers Pub, Moncton's Tide & Boar Gastropub and Ballroom, as well as programing the city of Fredericton's summer concert series and numerous concerts for national touring acts in Fredericton and around New Brunswick with a total of 150+ shows/events each year.