Showcase Opportunity: Manitoba Music at Folk Alliance | Deadline: Nov 9

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4pm, Thursday, November 9, 2017

Manitoba Music is accepting submissions from artists planning to attend the Folk Alliance International conference in Kansas City, USA February 14-18, 2018 to perform as part of the BreakOut West private showcases. This is an opportunity to perform for and network with influential music industry professionals from the Canadian and international folk and roots community.

The Folk Alliance International conference is an annual event that draws together music industry professionals from throughout the world to share ideas, network, and celebrate folk and roots music and dance. Held over five days, the conference includes over 1750 registered attendees, workshops, panels, and meetings, over 100 industry exhibitors, plus special events, receptions, official showcases, private showcase performances, and an exhibit hall.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must:

  • Have a current or upcoming release (demo / EP / full-length)
  • Be export-ready (able to capitalize on opportunities in Canada and internationally)
  • Have financial capacity to undertake travel and accommodations (Export Showcase Program support is available, but will not cover full costs)
  • Have a valid passport and the ability to cross all international borders
  • Be a Manitoba Music member and current resident of Manitoba

To Submit:

  • Fill out the submission form at
  • In the submission rationale please indicate your interest and availability for:
    • Private showcases the evenings of February 15, 16, 17
  • Update your Manitoba Music profile with:
    • Current Music
    • Current high resolution image (300 dpi) uploaded to “Files” section

Submissions will be evaluated based on:

  • Music
  • Rationale for the showcase
  • Track record
  • Export readiness

For more info, please contact:

Claire Boning, Program Assistant
Manitoba Music

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