MARIA is planning the release of Manitoba Roots, a promotional compilation CD, in October of 2006. It will be targeted to the folk, roots, and traditional music industry professionals. The CD will be distributed in Canada to 700 folk festival presenters, managers, labels, and other professionals through the annual Ontario Council of Folk Festivals conference in Ottawa this fall. It will also go to roughly 200 media nation-wide, as well as distributed to key industry present at the North American Folk Alliance Conference to be held in Memphis, TN in February. MARIA gets these CDs into the hands of managers, labels, agents, festivals, publishers, campus and club buyers, radio programmers, publicists, music journalists, as well as many others who can help your career.
YOU MUST BE A MARIA MEMBER TO APPLY. For more information on MARIA membership, email email@example.com, or call 975.5190.
To have your track included for consideration, please submit:
· Press kit
· CD with track name, number, and length clearly indicated
· 20-word bio
· Contact information: artist contact name, phone, email, website
· Completed Grant of Rights form
· Submissions will be rejected if incomplete
Submit by noon, August 18, 2006 to:
Dawn Bourbonnais, Programs and Operations Assistant
1-376 Donald Street
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2J2
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com if you have any questions.