Performance Opportunity: Canada Day at The Forks | Deadline: Feb 7

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Canada Day at The Forks (Photo: BNB Studios)

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4PM CST Thursday February 7, 2019

Manitoba Music is coordinating live performances for Canada Day at The Forks this summer. One of the province’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 genre-spanning concerts featuring bands, solo artists, and DJs, on two stages at The Forks, including the main Festival Stage. 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, 2019
  • Be prepared to perform a minimum 30 minutes set of primarily original music
  • Be a member of Manitoba Music and current resident of Manitoba

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)
    • Links to social media pages
    • Current high resolution image (300 dpi) uploaded to “Files” section
    • Current bio

Submissions will be evaluated based on:

  • Music
  • Social media presence
  • Professional history
  • Demonstrated audience following

For more info, please contact:

Andrea Davis, Membership & Administrative Coordinator
Manitoba Music


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