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Larry Wanagas

Bumstead Productions Ltd.
Toronto, ON, Canada
Larry Wanagas, President Bumstead Productions Ltd. - Toronto

1979, Wanagas formed Bumstead Productions Ltd. ; indie label, artist management and publishing divisions.

1983, Bumstead Records signed 20 year old k. d. lang and began a 15 year rollercoaster of international touring, multi-platinum albums, accolades and awards.

The management arm of Bumstead Productions Ltd. has over the years represented a number of successful artists including;
Susan Aglukark, Big Sugar, The Blue Shadows (featuring Billy Cowsill), Boy, Erasure, Colin James, k.d. lang, Madeline Peroux, The Modern Minds (featuring Moe Berg) Staggered Crossing and The Trews.

The current Bumstead Artist roster:
The Trews, Two Hours Traffic, Tim Chaisson, Poor Young Things

Larry Wanagas has held the following industry positions;

Entertainment Director, University of Alberta (Edmonton) 1977-1979
Co-Founder and GM, The Alberta Recording Industry Assoc. 1982-85
Director, FACTOR 1990-93
President, Mute Records U.S. (New York) 1993-1995
Director, Music Manager’s Forum, Canadian Division 2004 - present
Board Member, Cultural Human Resources Council 2010 - present