Cleveland House Of Blues Names GM

Dan Smith takes role at new venue.

House of Blues Entertainment has named Dan Smith as GM of the new House of Blues Cleveland.

Smith will be in charge of finances and operations for the venue. House of Blues Cleveland, which is scheduled to open later this year, is a tenant in the new East Fourth Street Project, which will also include stores and a residential area.

Smith, a seven-year company veteran, was most recently GM of House of Blues New Orleans; he previously worked as director of venue operations at House of Blues Orlando (Fla.). In his new role, he reports to House of Blues Entertainment COO Dolf Berle.