Aengus is an Irish-Canadian arts administrator serving as the first non-US Executive Director of Folk Alliance International (FAI), a 30-year old organization based in Kansas City. FAI produces the world’s largest folk music conference and the International Folk Music Awards. Prior to this role he was the Touring Officer for the Ontario Arts Council, the founding Director of the Shelter Valley Folk Festival, Board President of the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals (now Folk Music Ontario), and taught music in the Arctic. He spent 10 years as a touring singer-songwriter.
Folk Alliance International, Executive Director