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Shaun Arnold

(director, GoNorth)

Shaun Arnold is the founder and current director of the goNORTH Festival; under his stewardship, the event has grown to become Scotland's premier showcase festival for emerging artists. In a career spanning over thirty years, Arnold has developed and managed an extensive list of showcasing platforms throughout the UK, Mainland Europe and the USA, working with a wide ranging client list including Guinness, The BBC, PRS and Music Week.

Last year saw the introduction of the inaugural goNORTH Festival Tour, which sees goNORTH programming new music across a selection of independent festivals, including Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, Wickerman Festival, Summer In The City, Wizard Festival and Loopallu.