Back To School: Touring Colleges in Today's Music Landscape
Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 5:30pm
- Grant Paley, Paquin Entertainment Group | Marc Thususka, Events and Programming Manager, University of Waterloo | Chad Cardinal, Operations and Entertainment Manager, Nipissing University / Canadore College | Shea Dahl, Events and Programming Manage
- Manitoba Music Resource Center
- 1-376 Donald Street, Winnipeg MB
Grant Paley, Paquin Entertainment Group
Marc Thususka, Events and Programming Manager, University of Waterloo
Chad Cardinal, Operations and Entertainment Manager, Nipissing University / Canadore College
Shea Dahl, Events and Programming Manager, University of British Columbia
Properly navigate the world of do it yourself gig booking at Canadian colleges and universities.
About Grant Paley
Grant has experienced touring from both sides of the coin: as a player and as an agent. He spent 11 years touring with Canadian Funk Fusion act Moses Mayes, playing everything from major festivals to big and small clubs across North America. For the last two years, Grant has been working as an agent with Winnipeg/Toronto based Paquin Entertainment, booking tours for acts like K’naan, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Chali 2na, Said the Whale, Delhi 2 Dublin and Hannah Georgas.
About Marc Thususka
Marc Thususka has been in campus entertainment for over 10 years having worked at the University of Waterloo (Alma Mater) and currently at SAIT in Calgary as the Events & Programming manager. Marc is also an entertainment consultant and manages a band signed to Warner Bros.
About Chad “Buddah” Cardinal
Chad has14 years of Supervising Orientation/Frosh Week, 12 years of Student Centre Operations & Campus Programming, and has received three National Programming Awards.
About Shea Dahl
Shea Dahl has been involved in the music industry for 10 years, starting out as a Talent Buyer for the Arts County Fair. Shea currently programs the entertainment for the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia and serves as Production Manager at the Vogue Theatre in downtown Vancouver. He has been a member of the COCA Board of Directors for 5 years and will serve as the National Conference Chair in 2011.
Contact: Roland Deschambault