Fonction: Artistic Director & Festival Manager - Riverfest Elora // Culture & Special Events Coordinator - Township of Centre Wellington
Since 2015, as Artistic Director and Festival Manager at Riverfest Elora (Winner of best Medium Sized Festival 2019 at the Canadian Live Music Awards), Spencer has played an integral role in guiding the festival through a period of rapid growth. Over this time, Riverfest Elora has grown from just 1000 patrons in 2013, to over 18,000 attendees and over 500 volunteers in 2019. Riverfest acquires a wide range of talent from many different genres to fill its lineup.
Spencer has been curating the Dead Radio, Love Music Series since 2015, which has seen many successful and sold out performances by a plethora of touring artists. He is also currently employed at the Township of Centre Wellington as the "Community Development, Culture & Special Events Coordinator" and sits on the Board of Directors at the Halifax Pop Explosion.
Previously, Spencer has sat on the Board Of Directors for the Hillside Festival (2007