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Christine Hunter

Entertainment Director,
Shambhala Music Festival
Nelson, BC, Canada
Christine Hunter; her inspiration, leadership and love of music is unparalleled.

Christine Hunter’s contributions to the entertainment industry in Canada have not gone unrecognized. She’s held down many pinnacle roles for some of Canada’s most prestigious music festivals, events and awards panels in the country. Her current role as the Director of Entertainment (Artist Relations, Marketing and Stages) at Shambhala Music Festival in Salmo, British Columbia has brought the festival to a world-recognized status.

She was brought up in the music industry surrounded by professionals and world-class performers for most of her life. She’s since completed post-secondary programs in Events and Convention Management and International Tourism and Hospitality Management at Holland College, PEI. It’s only been upward from there. Christine’s contributions, past and present, don’t allow for much down time. She’s connected to every aspect of any show or event she touches — contracts, schedules, transportation, volunteer coordination, FOH support, venue management, production management, hospitality, stage management and marketing. She’s also has curated panels and been a guest speaker at Canadian Music Week, served as a juror on five panels for Creative BC, the 2018, 2016, 2015 & 2013 Juno’s, 2013 & 2012 Kootenay Music Awards and the 2011 BC Music Awards.

She’s actively contracted for festivals and events throughout western Canada year round. Her clients include: Blueprint Events (Canada Snowbombing, Contact & FVDED in the Park), Banff’s The Gathering, Croatia's Outlook & Dimensions Festival, Pemberton
Music Festival, Union Electronic, Tough Mudder, Canadian Music Week, PK Sound Bass Cannon, City of Calgary Snowblower, Kelowna’s Pop Okanagan, Breakout West Music Festival (Kelowna and Calgary), Boodang Events, Whistler Ski & Snowboard Festival, Motion Notion Arts and Music Festival, Tall Tree Music Festival, Salmon Arm Roots & Blues, Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Victoria Jazz Festival, Victoria Blues Bash, Cowichan North American Indigenous Games, VANOC (Vancouver Olympics) and various film productions. Christine’s experience is primarily of large-scale event management, and she has the skills to lead the highest quality teams with successful end results.

Christine, in essence, is the full professional entertainment industry package with a wealth of knowledge and experience spanning over a seventeen-year career. She’s young, vibrant, and rest assured this is only the start of a life long career in the industry.