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Ian Davies

Programming & Creative Coordinator,
TD Sunfest Festival
London, ON,
Ian Davies is the Programming & Creative Coordinator for TD Sunfest (London, Ontario, Canada) - an arts organization promoting World Music & Jazz via its large 4-day summer festival that attracts over 200,000 people (free admission) and an annual concert series (12-15 concerts). Ian has been associated with TD Sunfest since 1997 (beginning as a volunteer) and became a staff member in January 2015. Visit www.sunfest.on.ca for more information.

Ian has over 45 years of experience in music and entertainment as a concert presenter, booking agent, non-profit arts manager, radio broadcaster & programmer, freelance journalist, graphic designer, photographer, and musician. Ian founded IDEA - Ian Davies Entertainment Agency in 1999 and under that banner works as an artist manager, agent, and concert promoter.

In addition, Ian is the volunteer Artistic Director for the Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club (24 years) and in that role books 15-20 concerts annually. Also, Ian is promotions chair and sings in the Canadian Celtic Choir (since 1997); Board Member for Goderich Celtic Roots Festival (2017); sits on the Programming Committee for Home County Music & Art Festival (2017); hosts “The Jazz Junction” radio show at CIXX-FM 106.9 (since 2006).