NYC’s Don Hill Dies

Don Hill, a NYC promoter and club owner of nearly 40 years, died of unknown causes March 31 in Manhattan, according to the New York Times.

Hill, 66, started his nightclub career in the 1970s managing the popular Kenny’s Castaways and the Bitter End. Hill took over management and talent booking at the Cat Club in 1984 and brought in artists including Duran Duran, David Bowie, Jane’s Addiction and others.

His own club, Don Hill’s, opened in 1993 and featured local and national acts such as Iggy Pop, Green Day and The Strokes over the years. Hill recently sold the venue to two associates, the Times said.