Showcase Opportunity: Manitoba Music at OCFF | Deadline: August 2

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Now Taking Submissions for Manitoba Music Showcases at OCFF

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4pm, Thursday, August 2, 2012

Manitoba Music is looking for artists interested in participating in Manitoba Music showcases at the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals conference in Mississauga, Ontario, October 11-14, 2012. This is an opportunity to perform for and network with influential music industry professionals from the Canadian and international folk and roots community.

The OCFF conference is a key event for Canada’s folk, roots, and traditional music community. The conference includes speakers and seminars, performer showcases, and jam sessions. Approximately 800 delegates attend the conference, including artistic directors, presenters, and provincial, national, and international industry organizations.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must:

  • Have a current or upcoming release (demo / EP / full-length)
  • Be export-ready (able to capitalize on opportunities in Canada and internationally)
  • Have financial capacity to undertake travel and accommodations (Market Access Program support is available, but will not cover full costs)
  • Be a Manitoba Music member

Submit the following by email to

  • “OCFF Showcase” in the subject line
  • A link to your profile page (ensure updated current music, bio, etc.)
  • A rationale for how this showcase fits your career development plan
  • Current high resolution image (300 dpi) or link to where one can be downloaded

Submissions will be evaluated based on:

  • Music
  • Rationale for the showcase
  • Track record
  • Export readiness

For more info, please contact:
Sean McManus, Program Manager
Manitoba Music

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