Although you may not know Dave Rose by name, if you've seen live music in Raleigh, N.C., chances are that you've seen and heard his handiwork. His company, Deep South Entertainment, got its start in 1995 as a record label and eventually segued to managing bands. After experiencing festivals and outdoor events around the country with his artists, Dave saw an opportunity to make his own memorable events in Raleigh, based on everything he learned on the road.
From programming the N.C. State Fair's live music, Oak City 7, Pickin' in the Plaza and Y'All at Dix Park to advising on many more local events, his production company has been a part of all of it. His leadership also led to the development of themostnc.com, a comprehensive calendar showcasing Raleigh's live music scene.
Dave appreciates the diversity of artists that a strong music scene can bring to visitors and locals alike. With 11 universities and thriving tech and pharmaceutical industries, Raleigh, N.C., attracts creative minds. The 80+ music venues in the area give live music a place to shine seven nights a week.