Aboriginal Music Program

Call for Submissions - Music Festivals Showcase

Posted on December 28, 2011

Showcase Opportunity: Manitoba Music Festivals Showcase

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4pm, Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Manitoba Music will be presenting a showcase for guest speakers from our upcoming Festival Programming panel to be held at Manitoba Music, February 18, 2012. The panel includes:

  • Ashley Moran, event coordinator/programmer, Halifax Pop Explosion;
  • Kerry Clarke, artistic director, Calgary Folk Music Festival; and
  • Lindsay Shedden, festival director, Sled Island.

This showcase event offers Manitoba acts a unique opportunity to perform for and network with influential music industry professionals from outside of Manitoba. We welcome submissions from artists of all genres. Preference will be given to artists who perform music appropriate for the visiting speakers. Before submitting, we encouraged applicants to research the speakers’ festival and their programming. 

To be considered for a showcase, you must:

  • Have a current release (demo / EP / full-length)
  • Be available to perform on the evening of February 18, 2012
  • Be a Manitoba Music member

Submit by email to showcases@manitobamusic.com the following:

  • “Manitoba Music Festival Showcase” in the subject line
  • A link to your manitobamusic.com profile page (ensure your profile is updated with current music and artist bio)
  • A rationale for how this showcase fits your development plan (approximately 250 words)
  • Description of current team
  • Current high resolution (300 dpi) image or link to where one can be downloaded

Submissions will be evaluated based on:

  • Music
  • Track record
  • Strength of team
  • Export readiness
  • Rationale for the showcase

For more info, please contact:
Ruben Ramalheiro, Program Coordinator
P: 204.975.4218
E: ruben@manitobamusic.com
 

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