5000 is Andy Inglis; an Artist Manager, Tour Manager, Conference Manager, Lecturer, Mentor and frequent commentator on the music industries.
His career started in Scotland in 1990, DJing and running raves around the country. He began managing bands and small electronic labels, moving to London in 1997 to continue the work.
In 2005 he co-founded The Luminaire, winning London Venue of The Year and UK Venue of The Year in the first two years. He booked Quart – Norway’s biggest and oldest music festival – and these days manages improvisational pianist Tom Rogerson, composer John Uren, artist Novo Amor, producer Ed Tullett and the duo Hailaker, is a founding partner in Sørveiv Summit in Kristiansand, lectures internationally and runs mentoring initiatives to help young people into the music industry in Germany, Poland, Norway, Slovakia and the UK.