Now Taking Submissions for the Manitoba Aboriginal Artist Guidebook, Volume 2

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4 pm CST, Thursday, July 5, 2012

Manitoba Music’s Aboriginal Music Program is producing a printed contact directory to market Aboriginal artists from Manitoba to talent buyers and industry stakeholders this year. The Manitoba Aboriginal Artist Guidebook will include a directory of artists making music in a wide range of genres (rock, country, fiddle, hip hop, pop, pow wow, etc.). It will feature artist profiles, contact information for bookings, and a list of new or recent releases.

The directory will be distributed widely through various music conferences and award shows, as well as directly to key players in the Aboriginal community, as well as managers, labels, agents, festivals, radio programmers, publicists, music journalists, and many others who can help your career.

To be considered for the guidebook, you must:

  • Be of First Nation, Inuit, or Métis ancestry
  • Live in Manitoba
  • Have a current or upcoming professional release (demo / EP / full-length)
  • Have professional promotional material (photos, bio, website)
  • Be a member of Manitoba Music OR be willing to become a member of Manitoba Music by Thursday, July 5, 2012 to make sure your profile is included in the guidebook. For more information about Manitoba Music membership, visit or contact Donna Evans (204-975-4217, 

We will include all artist listings that meet the above stated criteria.

Submit by email to with the following:

  • “Aboriginal Guidebook” in the subject line
  • Your stage name or band name
  • A 50-word biography or profile for yourself or the band
  • The genre of music you perform
  • Two high resolution digital promotional photos (no live performance photos please)
  • Contact information for bookings: contact name, phone, and email
  • Your website address
  • A high-resolution scan of the album cover for your current of upcoming professional release (demo / EP / full-length)

Submissions will be rejected if incomplete

For more info, please contact:
Alan Greyeyes, Aboriginal Music Program Coordinator
P: 204.975.0284

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