Jonny Dovercourt

Jonny Dovercourt (a.k.a. Jonathan Bunce) is a writer, musician, and concert presenter based in Toronto, who has been active in the city’s local independent music community since the 1990s. He is a co-founder and the Artistic Director of the groundbreaking Wavelength Music Arts Projects, a 20+ year non-profit Canadian indie music institution, and has also worked for arts organizations including the Images Festival and The Music Gallery. His first book, Any Night of the Week: A D.I.Y. History of Toronto Music 1957-2001, was published in 2020 by Coach House Books, with an accompanying podcast commissioned by the Toronto International Festival of Authors. His writing has also appeared in Exclaim!, Eye Weekly, Huffington Post, Musicworks, Now Magazine, and Spacing. He has performed with numerous indie bands, including The Hidden Cameras, Republic of Safety, Secret Agent, Several Futures, and A Tuesday Weld.

Photo by Kate Mulvale.