Call for Submissions: Manitoba Aboriginal Artists, Volume 6 | Deadline: May 29

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4pm, Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Manitoba Music’s Aboriginal Music Program will release a new promotional music sampler in August 2013. This multi-genre collection will represent new Manitoba releases by export-ready artists of Aboriginal ancestry, and will be targeted to music industry professionals and media in all areas of popular music.

The compilation will be distributed digitally and as a CD to industry professionals and journalists including at music industry conferences and in support of Manitoba Aboriginal Artist export trade missions.

To be eligible to submit, artists must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a history of professional touring
  • Have a strong online presence
  • Be a professional Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) music artist or group
  • Be a current resident of Manitoba
  • Have a current or upcoming professional release (EP/full-length)
  • Have professional promotional material (photos, website, music videos)
  • Be a member of Manitoba Music

To have your track included for consideration, please submit ALL of the following:

  • Mastered CD with selected track clearly indicated (identify the release date)
  • Two high resolution promotional photographs (digital on CD)
  • The following information (use this form):
    • Artist name, song title, songwriting/publishing credit, track length
    • Genre classification (maximum three words)
    • 20-word artist bio (for use in liner notes)
    • Public contact information: name, company, phone, email, website
    • If applicable, label and publisher contact information (as above)
    • Link to your profile on the website
  • Completed Grant of Rights form (Right click and save as), or by emailing, or similar from the label or publisher)

Email submissions will not be accepted. Submissions will be rejected if incomplete.

For more information about Manitoba Music membership, visit or contact Donna Evans at 204.975.4217,

Submit hard copy by 4pm, Wednesday, May 29, 2013 to:

”Manitoba Aboriginal Artists”
Manitoba Music
1-376 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB
R3B 2J2

For more information, please contact:

Alan Greyeyes, Aboriginal Music Program Coordinator
P: 204.975.0284

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