Thom Sparling

Winnipeg ยท Canada

Active in the Canadian independent music scene for over two decades, Thom Sparling was a founder of the West End Cultural Centre, managed bands such as the Crash Test Dummies, produced 60 music recordings, thousands of live performances, a dozen music videos and a music magazine while operating his own independent record label and management company. For the past decade, Sparling has led Creative Manitoba providing mentorship and professional development for Manitoba`s creative sector. Sparling has also been engaged in the research and development of civic and provincial cultural policy recommendations including a Creative Cluster Strategy for Winnipeg`s Exchange District.