Artist Call: SaskMusic Aboriginal Music Week Showcase

Indigenous artists in Saskatchewan! SaskMusic is presenting a showcase at the Pyramid Café in Winnipeg MB as part of Aboriginal Music Week 2011. They are seeking submissions.

From Call for Submissions Aboriginal Music Week Showcase:

Artists will be selected by a peer assessment jury. We will be offering a travel/performance honorarium (exact amount to be determined at a later date but be advised it may not cover 100% of your costs).

To be considered you must:

  • Be of First Nation, Inuit, or Métis ancestry
  • Live in Saskatchewan
  • Have a current or upcoming professional release (demo / EP / full-length)
  • Have professional promotional material (photos, bio, website or MySpace)

For groups or duo’s: At least half of the band members are of First Nation, Inuit, or Métis ancestry.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please send an email to: Derek Bachman, [email protected] and include the following:

  • Artist Name
  • Style of music
  • Number of people that would be performing
  • Contact info (artist, manager, and/or booking agent)
  • 2 MP3 songs representing your strongest material
  • Artist bio including any recent touring/performances
  • OR
  • if all of this is available on your website, just give us your web address and the names of 2 songs that the jury should listen to.

Submission deadline: August 26, 2011, 5 pm.