Position: Venue Director; Red Rocks Amphitheatre and the Denver Coliseum
Tad Bowman is the Venue Director for Red Rocks Amphitheatre and the Denver Coliseum for the City and County of Denver's Division of Arts & Venues. Arts & Venues is the city agency that oversees cultural programs and Denver's owned entertainment venues such as Red Rocks, the Denver Coliseum, McNichols Civic Center Building and the theatres at the Denver Performing Arts Complex (Buell Theatre, Ellie Caulkins Opera House and Boettcher Concert Hall). Tad started as an intern in the marketing department of the agency (formerly known as Theatres and Arenas) in 1987 after graduating from the University of Denver. At his time with the City, Tad progressed his way through the organization while working at the now demolished McNichols Sports Arena and the Denver Performing Arts Complex in addition to Red Rocks and the Coliseum. As the Venue Director, Tad works with a staff that manages the booking, event and facility operations while working with service providers and clients at AEG Presents, Live Nation and many more.