Showcase Opportunity: Manitoba Music at NXNE

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Deadline: Sunday April 17, 2022 at 11:59PM

Manitoba Music is returning to legendary Toronto music discovery fest NXNE June 14 - 19, 2022 and applications are now open to showcase! This is an opportunity to perform for and network with influential Toronto music industry professionals. The festival celebrates community and new music with showcases, panels, and more. Manitoba Music will work with the participants to identify key industry to invite. The showcase lineup will put a strong focus on gender diversity and IBPOC and LGBTQ2S+ voices.

Artists for this opportunity must:

  • Have a current or upcoming release (single / EP / full-length album)
  • Be export-ready (able to take advantage of opportunities in Canada and internationally)
  • Be available to perform and participate in meetings in Toronto between June 14 and 19, 2022
  • Be a Manitoba Music member and a current resident of Manitoba
  • Be 18 years of age or older (including all band members)
  • Have the financial capacity to undertake travel to and accommodations in Toronto (funding may be available but will not cover full costs)
  • Be prepared to participate in the promotion of the showcase on social media
  • Update their Manitoba Music profile with current music, links, promotional pictures, bio, etc.

Submissions will be evaluated by a jury based on:

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

For more information, please contact:

Claire Boning, Membership & Events Coordinator
Manitoba Music
Treaty 1 Territory

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