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March 18, 2014

LIV's David Grutman one of Rolling Stone's 50 Most Important People in EDM



Congrats to LIV's David Grutman for making number 11 on Rolling Stone's list of the 50 Most Important People in EDM (Electronic Dance Movement). "This self-made megaclub kingpin crawled his way up the nightlife ranks, starting as a South Beach bartender and eventually winding up as head of Miami Marketing Group, operators of superclub LIV. . . . Playing here is a rite of passage for any breakthrough EDM star – LIV raked in more than $40 million in 2014, according to Nightclub & Bar magazine's annual Top 100." We met Grutman when he was running the show at Tantra back in the, gasp, 90s. He's come a long way from that grassy knoll. Number one was James Barton, Live Nation's President of Electronic Music. We spoke to Grutman, who told us, "I'm so lucky to be even considered to be listed with so many of my heroes!" (Photo/WorldRedEye.com)