Performance Opportunity: MB Live at The Cube | Deadline: June 30

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Submission Deadline:  4PM, Friday, June 30, 2017

The Exchange District BIZ and Manitoba Music are partnering to present a series of noon hour concerts at The Cube stage in Old Market Square. The series will celebrate Manitoba artists over the month of August in the setting of Winnipeg’s historic and bustling Exchange District. All events are free and open to the public.

Performances must be family-friendly in language and content. We welcome submissions from high energy Manitoba bands or solo artists with full-band accompaniment who are prepared to perform a one-hour set of mostly original music for an outdoor audience.

Four acts will be selected, and artists will be compensated for their performance. The final performer selection will rest with the Exchange District BIZ.

To be considered for a performance, you must:

  • Have a current release (demo/EP/full-length/single)
  • Be available to perform over the noon-hour (12– 1PM, plus soundcheck) on at least one of the following dates:

August 2
August 9
August 16
August 23

Be prepared to perform a one-hour set with mostly original music that is family-friendly and high-energy
Be a Manitoba Music member

Preference will be given to artists who:

  • Appeal to a wide audience
  • Have cultivated a local audience and local media coverage
  • Have a track record of strong live performances
  • Have a strong social media presence

To submit:

  • Fill out the submission 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 all social media

Submissions will be evaluated based on:

Professional history
Demonstrated audience following

For more info, please contact:

Andrea Davis, Membership & Administrative Assistant
Manitoba Music

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