Call for Submissions: Open Mic Night Hosts | Deadline: August 8

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 5PM, Thursday, August 8, 2019

Manitoba Music is presenting another season of Open Mic Nights with the Winnipeg Folk Festival at The Handsome Daughter. Each event is hosted by a different artist, and hosts will be offered an honorarium. Submissions are now open for artists who are interested in hosting. Please fill out the form linked below.

To be considered as a host, you must:

  • Be available from 6-10PM on at least one of the following (indicate all availabilities in your submission):
    • September 17, 2019
    • October 15, 2019
    • November 19, 2019
    • December 17, 2019
  • Be able to perform up to 10 songs of original music
  • Be a Manitoba Music member
  • Be 18 years of age or older, or have accompaniment of legal guardian

Preference will be given to artists who:

  • Are solo performers
  • Have cultivated a local audience and local media coverage
  • Have a track record of strong live performances
  • Have a strong social media presence
  • Have not previously hosted our Open Mic Nights
  • Perform in a genre suitable to primarily acoustic open mics
  • Have an updated Manitoba Music profile (with music, artist bio, high res image, links to social media)

To Submit:

Fill out the submission form here:

Submissions will be evaluated based on:

  • Music
  • Quality of promotional materials
  • Social media presence
  • Momentum, demonstrated in your bio and recent accomplishments in existing or other projects

For more info, please contact:

Ashley Bieniarz, Administrative Assistant
Manitoba Music

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