Live Nation Canada Launches Electro Music Division

The U.S. concert promoter hired Ryan Kruger to drive growth in electronic music scene north of the border.

TORONTO - Live Nation Entertainment has hired veteran Canadian electronic music producer Ryan Kruger as managing director of a new Electronic Nation Canada division.

Kruger joins Live Nation after running since 1992 Destiny Productions, where he produced over 600 concerts and club dates, mostly in Toronto.

“With Destiny being a pioneer of the electronic music scene in Canada, it is personally rewarding to see the nation’s largest concert promoter fully committed to the world-wide culture and excitement that is coming from electronic music today,” Kruger said Monday in a statement.

The appointment was unveiled by Riley O’Connor, Live Nation Canada chairman.