Manitoba Music Showcase Opportunity: Indie Label Showcase

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4pm CST Thursday, March 24, 2011. 

Manitoba Music will be presenting a showcase for guest speakers from our upcoming Indie Label Panel, to be held at Manitoba Music on April 30. The panel features representatives from independent Canadian labels including Arts & Crafts, Boompa Records, Hidden Pony Records, Last Gang Entertainment, and Profound Lore Records. 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’ labels and their rosters

To be considered for a showcase, you must:

  • Have a current release (demo / EP / full-length)
  • Be available to perform on the evening of April 29, 2011
  • Be export-ready (prepared to capitalize on national and international opportunities)
  • Be a Manitoba Music member 

Submit by email to the following:

  • “Indie Label Showcase” in the subject line
  • A link to a site where your music can be heard, including a minimum of three finished songs
  • 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
  • Professional artist bio (approximately 200 words) 

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
Manitoba Music
P: 204.975.4218

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