Showcase Opportunity: Manitoba Music at M for Montreal

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4pm, Wednesday, June 26, 2013

We are now accepting submissions from artists and bands interested in participating in a Manitoba Music showcase at M for Montreal, November 20-23, 2013. This is an opportunity to perform for and network with influential Canadian and international music industry professionals.

M for Montreal is an annual showcase and networking event that caters to international music buyers, journalist, and tastemakers. It has been attended by NME, Les Inrockuptible, Windish Agency, Coachella, Glastonbury Festival, SXSW, CMJ, Brooklyn Vegan, XLR8, The Guardian, Paste Magazine, XL Recordings, Kill Rock Stars, The Agency Group, Ryko discs, CAA, CMW, Spiegel, and many more.

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

  • “M for Montreal” in the subject line
  • A short rationale for how this showcase fits your career development plan
  • A link to your profile page, updated with:
    • Current music
    • Short artist bio (approximately 200 words)
    • Current high resolution image (300 dpi) uploaded to “Files” section

Submissions will be evaluated based on:

  • Music
  • Track record
  • Strength of team
  • Export readiness
  • Rationale for the showcase

For more info, please contact:

Sean McManus, Program Manager
Manitoba Music

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