Manitoba Music Performance Opportunity: Canada Day at The Forks | Deadline: Feb 1

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Canada Day at The Forks (Photo: J.Senft Photography)

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4PM CST Thursday February 1, 2018

Manitoba Music is coordinating live performances on multiple stages including the main stage at The Forks on Canada Day, Sunday, July 1, 2018. One of Manitoba’s most popular summer destinations, The Forks attracts thousands of visitors on Canada Day. This year’s concerts will celebrate and promote Manitoba artists with multi-genre concerts featuring solo artists, bands, and DJs, on stages around The Forks. This event is free and open to the public.

Performances must be ‘family-friendly’ in language and content. We welcome submissions from high energy bands and solo artists in all genres. Artists will be compensated for their performance.

To be considered for a showcase, you must:

Have a current release (demo / EP / full-length)
Be available to perform on the afternoon and/or evening of July 1, 2018
Be prepared to perform a minimum 30 minutes set of primarily original music
Be a member of Manitoba Music

Preference will be given to artists who:

Have received recent radio play in Canada
Have cultivated a significant local audience and local press
Appeal to a wide audience

To submit:

  • Fill out the submissions form at
  • Update your Manitoba Music profile with:
    • Current music (up to three mp3s – may be selected for Manitoba Music’s streaming playlists)
    • Current high resolution image (300 dpi) uploaded to “Files” section
    • Current bio

Submissions will be evaluated based on:

  • Music
  • Professional history
  • Demonstrated audience following

For more info, please contact:

Andrea Davis, Membership & Administrative Assistant
Manitoba Music

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