Ex Camden Mayor swaps his robes for Music tsar post

Cllr Jonathan Simpson will foster stronger relationships with live music venues

He was billed as Camden’s first ever Rock ‘n’ Roll Mayor – and now Cllr Jonathan Simpson has scored another number one as the borough’s first music tzar.

The music industry is one of the largest employers in Camden, and in his new role Cllr Simpson will build relationships between live music venues and the town hall.

Cllr Simpson, musical tzar for Camden, said:

”It is an honour to be named Camden music tzar and I am thrilled to be able to carry on working with some of the most talented and creative people around.

“The music industry is a vital part of Camden’s economy and I am delighted that I have been tasked with not only celebrating our rich musical mix but to promote the good work and lively venues of the borough.

“Camden is famous across the globe for its musical heritage and being able to use my own experiences and knowledge to increase this further is humbling.”