David Kessler - HeadCount

Dave Kessler joined the HeadCount team to help spearhead the ‘Music For Action’ project and coordinate all the licensing and for the participating bands on the Bonnaroo compilation.

He resides in Boston, MA. Dave graduated from Rollins College with a bachelor in psychology and got his masters in Music Business from the Berklee School of Music. Early in his career, he was a co-founder of the live concert recording division of Clear Channel, known as Instant Live. Following this he helped develop the company Platinum Blue Music Intelligence that pioneered the ‘Music X-ray’ technology. Dave’s passion is working with and seeing live music. When he is not working he is seeing as many live acts as possible, discovering new music, and helping unsigned bands. He is also an avid collector of live soundboards of many genres.