Now Taking Submissions for November 2009 Manitoba Music Showcase Opportunities

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Tuesday, October 27, 4pm

Manitoba Music will be presenting two showcases in November for the guest speakers from the MusicWorks professional development workshop series. The series brings experienced industry professional to Manitoba to speak 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 from outside of Manitoba.

Performers will be selected by the Showcase Committee, which includes Manitoba Music staff and other music industry stakeholders, in consultation with the workshop speakers. Showcase dates and times will be provided to selected artists.

To be considered for a showcase, you must:
- Have a current or upcoming professional release  (demo / EP / full-length)
- Have professional promotional material including a website and print resolution image
- Be export-ready
- Be a Manitoba Music member 

Preference may be given to performers that:
- Have toured or have upcoming tour plans, either regionally, nationally, or internationally
- Have showcased or submitted to showcase at a major music industry conference (i.e. WCMA, NXNE, CMW, OCFF, SXSW)
- Are actively involved in Manitoba Music, including attending workshops and events, - updating online profile, submitting news to Manitoba Music, etc.
- Are directly requested by speakers 

Submit by email to with the following:
- “Showcase Submission” in the subject line
- A link to a MySpace or other page where your music can be heard
- No more than 300 words explaining how a showcase would fit with your band's overall development plan

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