The East Coast Music Association (ECMA), Music/Musique NB, MusicNL, Music NS, and Music PEI are pleased to be presenting the “Canadian Music. East Coast Style.” virtual showcase spotlight at the 2021 edition of Folk Alliance International “Folk Unlocked” conference from February 22 - 25.
The 2021 FAI “Folk Unlocked” four-day virtual event will bring together the international folk community to connect with one another in a series of engaging conference panels, showcases, peer group meetings, networking, and mentorship sessions.
The “Canadian Music. East Coast Style.” showcase spotlight will feature eight export-ready artists from Atlantic Canada with two acts from each province selected through a submission and jury process. These 15 minute pre-recorded virtual showcases will be coordinated and filmed working with music industry partners to deliver high-quality video footage. Selected artists will be notified by Monday, November 30th.
This virtual showcase opportunity is open to all export-ready artists from the acoustic, folk, roots, bluegrass, Americana, Celtic, and World music genres. Artists must have released a recording in the last 24 months or have an upcoming recording in the next 12 months to apply.
Submissions are now open - https://podio.com/webforms/253...
Deadline for submissions: Monday, November 23rd, 5 PM AST/ 5:30 PM NDT
We would like to acknowledge the financial support of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), FACTOR, The Government of Canada, and of Canada's private radio broadcasters, and the New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Governments.