While the US Government is in the middle of a “Shut Down”, comes the release of the 2013 First Round Inductees into the Official Nightclub Hall of Fame.
Bar and Nightclub Experts & Veterans of the Industry; Preston Rideout & Ryan Dahlstrom (http://ryandahlstrom.co/
The Nightclub Hall of Fame (http://nightclubhalloffame.com/
United States Inductees;
Sujit Kundu – Owner of S.K.A.M. Artist Management. SKAM roster includes such celebrities as Jermaine Dupri, Swizz Beatz, Lil Jon, Havana Brown, Taryn Manning, Nick Cannon, and more.
Jon Taffer – Star of Spike TV’s Bar Rescue and President of the Nightclub & Bar Media Group.
Peter Stringfellow – Nightclub & Gentlemen’s Club Owner
Ricardo Urgell – Founder of Pacha Group
Las Vegas Inductees;
Jesse Waits – Managing Partner of XS Nightclub & Tryst Nightclub at Steve Wynn’s Encore & Wynn in Las Vegas, NV. XS Ranked #1 nightclub in North America and Tryst ranked #8 nightclub in North America, Nightclub & Bar’s Top 100 (http://www.nightclub.com/
Jason Strauss & Noah Tepperberg - Mr. Tepperberg and Mr. Strauss are the masterminds behind Marquee Nightclub in Las Vegas, New York, Sydney and TAO Nightclub & Tao Beach at The Venetian in Las Vegas.
Andrew Sassoon & Andy Masi – Founder and CEO of The Light Group in Las Vegas, NV. Venues Include; 1OAK, The Bank, HAZE, Light, The Decue, Gold, Lily, The Beatles Revolution Lounge, Bare Pool, Daylight & Liquid Pool.
· Victor Drai – Nightlife Icon Victor Drai operates Drai’s AfterHours in Las Vegas, NV and Drai’s Hollywood in Los Angele, CA. Drai helped design and develop XS and Tryst nightclubs, and was a co-owner of both establishments.
· Neil Moffitt - Neil Moffitt is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Angel Management Group. Venues include; Hakkasan Las Vegas, PURE, Wet Republic Ultra Pool, LAX, HQ Nightclub & Beach Club, Coyote Ugly, Savile Row, Venus Pool, Aura.
Lil Jon - First hitting the scene in 1993, Lil Jon is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and International DJ who was a member of the group Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz. (Associated Acts - Akon, Corina (singer), Ying Yang Twins, Pitbull, Too Short, David Guetta, E-40, Lil Scrappy, Trillville, Ice Cube, Usher, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, Master P, Petey Pablo, Travis Barker.)
About Nightclub Hall of Fame
The Nightclub Hall of Fame is a team and site dedicated to honoring the true professionals of this industry. Nightclub Hall of Fame is managed by Bar and Nightclub Experts & Veterans to the Industry, Preston Rideout & Ryan Dahlstrom.
Preston Rideout lives in Las Vegas and has worked in the Nightclub and Bar industry for over 15 years. Opening, Owning and Operating some of the hottest Nightclubs in the country in the past 15 years including; Coyote Ugly, Tangerine, PURE, Krave, Senor Frogs, Carlos & Charlie’s, Audigier, LAX, Noir, Gatsby’s, Eve and Gallery. Follow Preston Rideout on Twitter @PrestonRideout
Ryan Dahlstrom resides in Las Vegas where he is recognized as one of the most Elite Nightlife Experts & Operators in the industry. During his His 25-year tenure in the industry Dahlstrom’s nightlife exploits include, providing world-class entertainment as well as operating the hottest nightclubs across the nation and several continents. As the former Director if Nightlife & Entertainment, Dahlstrom Prepared and Managed the nightlife program for the 2012-2014 Nightclub & Bar Show, as well as formerly working hand in hand with Jon Taffer star of Spike TV’s Bar Rescue. Follow Ryan on Twitter @Ryan_Dahlstrom