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Nick Vaden

Part-time Faculty, Music Business and Industry

About Nick Vaden

Offering expertise in the booking, management, marketing, and touring-related areas of the music industry, Nick Vaden has booked, managed, and/or promoted more than 5,000 events featuring international, national, regional, and local artists of a wide range of genres.

In addition to his role as talent buyer at renowned concert venue Higher Ground, Vaden has provided talent buying services for numerous festivals, including: Frendly Gathering, Wilco’s Solid Sound, Grace Potter’s Grand Point North, Twiddle’s Tumble Down, Greensky Bluegrass’s Camp Greensky, and Woodstock Cider’s Ciderstock.

As a part-time faculty member within NVU’s MBI program, Vaden is committed to balancing topical in-class discussion and lecture with real world exercises to fully challenge, motivate, and educate students.

Classes Taught:
MBI 3310 Event Management & Promotion
MBI 3330 Venue Management
MBI 3420 Contemporary Issues in Music Management
MBI 4720 Professional Development Seminar