Digital and Radio Facts: Leading independent live entertainment producer and promoter Danny Wimmer Presents is excited to announce the addition of executive Joe Litvag as its President of Live Events. Litvag, an industry veteran, brings over 25 years of knowledge and experience in all aspects of the live events industry. In this newly created position, Litvag will oversee the operation of DWP festivals and concerts and will lead DWP’s growth into venue management, booking, national touring, event services, and more.
“Getting Joe on our team is a move we have wanted to make for a long, long time. Joe’s experience and leadership will be essential to our success as DWP continues to invest in new opportunities,” commented Danny Hayes, DWP’s Chief Executive Officer.
“I couldn’t be more thrilled to join my great friends at DWP,” added Litvag. “This team has built an incredible business, and it’s poised for explosive growth going forward. I’m excited to be a part of it!”
Litvag started his career at Contemporary Productions in St. Louis, MO and grew into executive positions at SFX Entertainment and Clear Channel Entertainment. He next spent over 15 years as a senior executive at AEG Presents and most recently concluded a short stint as President of Live Entertainment at Blackbird Presents. As co-creators, the team of Litvag, Wimmer, Gary Spivack (DWP’s Senior Executive Vice President of Talent/Curation) and Del Williams (former partner) successfully launched some of the most respected and influential rock festivals of the past twenty years: Rock On The Range, Carolina Rebellion and Northern Invasion.
Danny Wimmer Presents, the largest independent festival producer in the United States, is currently working on its 2021 portfolio. Having recently launched the wildly successful digital series Offstage with DWP, the company looks to announce more ventures into the digital content curation space soon with Pay Per View Livestreams as well as additional online series.