Showcase Opportunity: Manitoba Music at Folk Music Ontario | Deadline: Aug 11, 2016

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4PM, Thursday, August 11, 2016

We are now taking submissions from artists interested in participating in Manitoba Music showcases at the Folk Music Ontario conference in Ottawa, October 20-23, 2016. This is an opportunity to perform for and network with influential music industry professionals from the Canadian and international folk, roots, and traditional music community. The conference includes speakers and seminars, performer showcases, and jam sessions. Approximately 750 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 and current resident of Manitoba

To submit:

  • Fill out the submission form at
  • Update your Manitoba Music profile with:
    • Current music
    • Current high resolution image (300 dpi) uploaded to “Files” section

Submissions will be evaluated based on:

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

For more info, please contact:

Ruben Ramalheiro, Market Development Coordinator
Manitoba Music
P: 204.975.4218


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