Manitoba Music Performance Opportunity: Canada Day at The Forks | Deadline: Nov 30

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Canada Day at The Forks 2016 (Photo: J.Senft Photography)

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4PM CST Wednesday November 30, 2017

Manitoba Music is coordinating live performances at The Forks on Canada Day, Saturday, July 1, 2017. One of Manitoba’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 multi-genre concerts featuring solo artists, bands, and DJs. Part of this year’s Canada 150 celebration, 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, 2017
  • Be prepared to perform a minimum 30 minutes set of primarily original music
  • Be a member of Manitoba Music

Preference will be given to artists who:

  • Have received recent radio play in Canada
  • Have cultivated a significant local audience, social media following, 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)
    • Current high resolution image (300 dpi) uploaded to “Files” section
    • Current bio
    • Current video
    • Links to social media

Submissions will be evaluated based on:

  • Music
  • Professional history
  • Demonstrated audience following

For more info, please contact:

Manitoba Music
P: 204.942.8650

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