Call for Submissions: Indigenous Day Live Music Meetings & Showcase | Deadline: May 30

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Manitoba Music is presenting an industry showcase and conference in Winnipeg in partnership with the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network’s Indigenous Day Live celebration, June 21-22. The two-day session will include a day of professional development activities on June 21, including one-on-one meetings, panels, and roundtable discussions, and a showcase component on the afternoon of June 22 at The Forks.

This is an opportunity for up to six up-and-coming First Nation, Métis, or Inuit acts to perform for music industry delegates from across Canada as well as community members.

Participants will be selected by a jury of industry professionals to participate. PA, staging, and sound technician will be provided. A small honourarium will be provided to participants for their performance.

Artists considered for this opportunity must:

  • Have a current or upcoming release (demo / EP / full-length)
  • Have a track record of paid performances in the last year
  • Have artist profile pages on social media (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter)
  • Be a Manitoba Music member and a current resident of Manitoba
  • Identify as First Nation, Métis, or Inuit artist or group
  • Be available June 21-22, 2019
  • Be able to perform up to 30 minutes of original material live
  • Update your profile page with current music, images, bio, and links to social media

NOTE: Each submission will be reviewed by a jury. The jury will review the information that you submit along with everything on your artist profile page.

Submissions will be evaluated based on:

  • Quality of recorded music
  • Quality of promotional materials
  • Rationale for the opportunity
  • Online presence and fan engagement

Submissions are now closed.

For more info, please contact:

Ila Barker, Indigenous Music Development Coordinator
Manitoba Music

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