Tracking Success Showcase

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Manitoba Music presents
Friday, December 5 | 10pm
Academy Food Drinks Music, 437 Stradbrook Avenue
$7 at the door
Floor Thirteen
J.P. Hoe
Paper Moon

Scott Hinkson

Manitoba Music (formerly MARIA) will present another exciting showcase of homegrown indie talent on December 5. Rock outfit Floor Thirteen, singer/songwriter J.P. Hoe, indie pop darlings Paper Moon, and rocker Scott Hinkson will take over the stage at The Academy to showcase for the panelists from Manitoba Music’s upcoming Tracking Success workshop: Sam DeAngelis (MapleMusic Recordings, Toronto), Ron Harwood (EMI Music Canada, Edmonton), Oscar Furtato (Tandem Tracks, Victoria).

Throughout the year, Manitoba Music produces special showcases of local talent for the guest speakers from the MusicWorks professional development workshop series. The series presents experienced music industry veterans and hot new trend setters speaking on the most important topics for today’s artists and music industry entrepreneurs. These showcase events offer Manitoba acts a unique opportunity to perform for and network with influential music industry professionals.
This year’s showcases have packed in crowds at The Academy, The Lo Pub, The Windsor, and The Pyramid, featuring a diverse group of bands including: Novillero, The Details, Boats, Ann Walton, Quinzy, Mad Young Darlings, Flo, Heather Longstaffe, The Nods, Tele, The Morning After, Flying Fox & The Hunter Gatherers, and The BEAT.


TRACKING SUCCESS: Commercial radio promotion
Saturday, December 6 | 1pm | $25 for Manitoba Music members, $40 for non-members
Manitoba Music Industry Resource Centre, 1-376 Donald Street
Sam DeAngelis (MapleMusic Recordings)
Ron Harwood (EMI Music Canada)
Oscar Furtato (Tandem Tracks)

Commercial radio play is still the pinnacle of success for many young bands and is at the heart of building a fan base and opening new territories for many experienced artists. This workshop will discuss what gets played and why, and will explain how to release singles, promote them to radio, and track their success.

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