Showcase Opportunity: Alberta Music at Folk Unlocked

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 3PM MT, Sunday, November 22 2020

Alberta Music is teaming up with BreakOut West, SaskMusic, Manitoba Music, and Music BC to present a pre-recorded showcase at Folk Alliance International’s Folk Unlocked Virtual Conference, February 22 – 25, 2021. This is an opportunity for two acts (solo artists or bands) to perform for and network online with influential music industry professionals from the Canadian and international folk and roots community.

Presented by Folk Alliance International, Folk Unlocked is a four-day virtual event for the entire international folk community to come together for panels, workshops, showcases, affinity and peer group meetings, exhibit spaces, networking, and mentorship.

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)
  • Be an Alberta Music member and current resident of Alberta
  • Be available for an on-camera performance video shoot in early December

The safety of all involved is our priority and all guidelines from local health authorities will be communicated and strictly followed.

To submit:

  • Fill out the submission form below

Submissions will be evaluated by a jury based on:

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