Coran Capshaw
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Red Light Management



Add Desert Daze and cannabis-focused Emerald Cup to the list of festivals in which Capshaw holds a stake (Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, South by Southwest), while his e-commerce/merchandising venture Musictoday jumped into vinyl pressing. The influence of Red Light’s management roster is growing, too: Just this year, Brandi Carlile garnered more Grammy nods than any other woman; Maren Morris’ new album set a Spotify record for most streams in a week by a country female; Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie served as “American Idol” judges; electronic-music duo Odesza wrapped a global tour; Phish and original client Dave Matthews Band launched Sirius channels. And Capshaw never stops giving back — he and DMB donated $5 million to redevelop public housing in their beloved city of Charlottesville, Va.


  • Red Light Management
  • ATO Records
  • Musictoday


  • University of Virginia (VA, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • Music City Impact
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City of Hope Dinner Honors Coran Capshaw, Establishes Memorial Fund for Late Agent Chip Hooper

City of Hope Dinner Honors Coran Capshaw, Establishes Memorial Fund for Late Agent Chip Hooper

The annual City of Hope "Spirit of Life" Award dinner is the music industry’s version of a bar mitzvah for a noble cause, and this year’s event, honoring Red Light Management founder Coran Capshaw, at the Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Airport, was no different.After a year of tragic deaths, natural catastrophes, and political turmoil, the record biz took a night off to celebrate the year-long campaign, which raised some $4.8 million for cancer research at the Duarte, Calif., facility,...


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