Dr Ianto Ware

National Live Music Coordinator - Sounds Australia

Dr Ianto Ware was appointed to head Sounds Australia’s National Live Music Office in January 2013. He was previously the CEO of Renew Adelaide and the founding director of Format, a not-for-profit arts venue hosting a yearly festival. He also holds a PhD in Cultural Studies and has worked as a librarian, researcher, consultant, and policy advisor on urban renewal, regulatory reform, media and social inclusion. Moreover, he has been playing in bands since 1995, and continued performing, touring and recording on a regular basis up until 2012. 

Dr Ianto Ware will be facilitating the inaugural Northern Territory Live Music Summit.