MusicOntario @ Folk Music Ontario 2016

Wed 19th - Sun 23rd October 2016
MusicOntario @ FMO 2016 at a glance!

Friday, October 21, 2016: 2:30 – 3:30 pm: MusicOntario Management panel in association with MMF (Frontenac Room) 4:30 – 6:00 pm: MMF Managers Huddle - Best practices with Jake Gold (Suite 1819) -- RSVP to jordan@musicmana‎ 5:00 – 7:00 pm: OMIC reception with MusicOntario (Suite 1803)

Saturday, October 22, 2016: 12:00 – 2:00 pm: MusicOntario Official Showcases (Richelieu Room): 4:30 – 6:00 pm: MusicOntario reception w/ OMIC (Suite 1819)


MUSICONTARIO COMMUNITIES CONNECT: FOLK MUSIC ONTARIO THE MGMT PANEL: DIY OR SIGN A DEAL WHEN 20% OF NOTHING IS FOLK ALL?! Presented in conjunction with Music Managers Forum (MMF) Canada October 21, 2016, 2:30-3:30PM @ Delta Ottawa City Centre, Frontenac Room (101 Lyon Street N., Ottawa, ON)

MusicOntario Communities Connect is all about bridging the gaps between Ontario’s vibrant music markets! During our Community Development Research Project (CDRP), we asked musicians, artists and industry professionals across the province what types of support and education they hoped to have access to regionally (you can read the full results at Folk and roots music cover a unique terrain in the music industry, and in some ways there are fewer rules to follow or paradigms to aspire to, and the community itself provides a solid professional support system. However, what’s the next step when an artist hits a wall and begins to struggle to handle the DIY workload, or is unsure of how to break through to the next stage of their career? It’s an overwhelming crossroads in any artist’s professional development: is it time to find a manager, or to devise new strategies for delegating tasks and managing the both the biz and creative workloads at hand? This panel is for up-and-coming artists, both DIY and artist entrepreneurs, as well as those who are looking to expand their teams with a dedicated manager. Featuring both industry veteran managers and successful, experienced self-managed artists, this session will help you get a lay of the land ahead and assess the best road to take. PANELISTS Amie Therrien (BalsamPierMusic) web: // twitter: @balsampiermusic Jake Gold (The Management Trust) web: // twitter: @themgmtrust Peter Katz (Artist) web: // twitter: @@peterkatzmusic Brian Hetherman (MusicOntario & Curve Music) – Moderator web: // twitter: @curve_music


MUSICONTARIO OFFICIAL SHOWCASES AT FOLK MUSIC ONTARIO 2016 October 22, 2016, 12:00-2:00PM @ Delta Ottawa City Centre, Richelieu Room 12:00-12:15: Abigail Lapell 12:25-12:40: Lynne Hanson 12:50-01:05: Oh Susanna 01:15-01:30: Murder Murder 01:40-01:55: Amanda Rheaume


MUSICONTARIO RECEPTION IN ASSOCIATION WITH OTTAWA MUSIC INDUSTRY COALITION (OMIC) October 22, 2016, 3:30 – 5:30PM @ Delta Ottawa City Centre, Suite 1819 Join us for a chance to network, relax and enjoy some refreshments before the long evening of showcases ahead!

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