Rachel Weldon is a music curator, event producer, and project manager living on Algonquin territory (so-called Hull). She is the founder and executive director for Debaser, music programmer at SAW, and a freelance project producer. 
Rachel is a trusted voice in the music industry, and is passionately dedicated to supporting independent artists. Community engagement, storytelling, and DIY culture are undercurrents throughout all of her work.

Prior to her current work, Rachel was the general manager at Kelp Management, where she worked with artists Lido Pimienta, U.S. Girls, and Andy Shauf. During her time at Kelp, she also helped produce MEGAPHONO for three years as festival manager.

She has been an active member of the community radio community since 2012, and is currently part of the collective that produces Heavy Friends Saturday nights on CKCU. She DJs and song selects under the moniker Pink Veil on air and at events.

She has been an invited speaker by events and organizations such as POP Montreal, Music New Brunswick, Music Calgary, Carleton University, Algonquin College, and Girls+ Rock Ottawa, and has served on juries for the Canada Council for the Arts, the City of Ottawa, the National Campus and Community Radio Association, and Arts Network Ottawa. She is currently chair of the board of Everyseeker Festival.

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