About Steve Belkin
"A straight shooter and a 'tell it like it is' kind of a guy."
In his 40 plus years in the music business Steve Belkin has worked in many facets of the industry including record retail, distribution, songwriting, performing, retail and lifestyle marketing, road, tour and stage management, artist management, producing tours and label management.
While running a retail and lifestyle marketing company Steve was instrumental in developing and implementing various campaigns for several major and independent labels including Warner Brothers, Atlantic, Sony, Concord, JVC, Higher Octave, Virgin Records and many more. As a tour, stage and/or road manager Steve toured with several artists including The (flying) Burrito Brothers, Neil Sedaka and Tangerine Dream. As the owner of Open All Nite Entertainment, a management, marketing and label services consulting company, and the co-owner of the management company Left Coast Music Group, Steve has helped guide and advise in the careers of Craig Chaquico, Walela (Featuring Rita Coolidge), Gaelic Storm, Grant Geissman, Ray Parker Jr. and more. As the GM for the independent label Innervision Records, Steve has led the label to being named the Billboard #3 Smooth Jazz label of the year in 2020 and 2021 earning 7 Billboard #1 singles to date.
Belkin has a business degree in marketing from Cal State University Northridge and continues to be an active songwriter and a proud member of ASCAP, NARAS, The Country Music Association and The Academy of Country Music, Association of Independent Music Publishers and The California Copyright Conference.
Ghostbuster Ray Parker Jr. and Steve Belkin at the Pollstar Awards Concert Industry Consortium