Moogfest bets on economic development

(Asheville Citizen-Times) Mike Adams is betting serious money the revamped Moogfest that opens April 23 is not just going to attract thousands of music fans and tech geeks. If successful, the five-day event could become Asheville’s next signature event, possibly bringing new jobs, better wages and high-growth tech companies to the mountains, according to Adams, president and CEO of Moog Music, the private manufacturer of electronic musical instruments and the festival’s prime sponsor. “This is about economic development,” Adams said. “This is about whether my children’s children can find good jobs in town.”

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Posted on April 16, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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