Takin’ Care of Business will be delivered by Mathais Kom. Music has been the driving force in Mathias Kom’s life for the last twenty years. With his indie folk band The Burning Hell, he’s released nine albums and toured over thirty countries. Mathias is also one of the co-founders of the Lawnya Vawnya festival in St. John’s, Newfoundland, where he received his PhD in ethnomusicology, studying the economics of small music scenes. He’s taught courses in music history and music business at Memorial, UPEI, and Cape Breton University, and often teaches private songwriting workshops. Whether on stage, behind a desk, or at his home studio in Fairfield PEI, Mathias believes in the power of music to shape our lives for the better.