Dan Abh

Community Coordinator, Convergence Arts Initiative and the Church at Convergence

Dan Abh

Community Coordinator, Convergence Arts Initiative and the Church at Convergence

Biography

Dan Abh is the community coordinator at Convergence Church.  In 2005 he founded abitterhello to help build a stronger and more communal music scene in Northern Virginia by using DIY ethics with positive results. In 2009 ABH collaborated with Jay Smith to create the Lab All Ages at Convergence and has since launched a series of regular showcases featuring local bands, an open mic, a recording studio/rehearsal space and Fest Too, a Do-It-Together Festival to celebrate a thriving and safe community thru music, workshops, and art. He was a GM and Store Training Manager at Trans World Entertainment (2001-2010) and studied Music Production at the Levine School of Music (2005-2007). ABH has been an active member, leader, promoter, producer, and musician in the DIY music scene for over a decade in both Florida & the NoVa/DC Metro area. His passions are building safe and creative community, training promoters and volunteers, mentoring young artists, promoting safe house shows, making music available, and working with local/emerging bands in the DMV.