MUSIC SHOWCASES

MFM promotes Northern Ontario’s best and brightest through live music showcases at regional, provincial and national events. Check below for more info on showcase eligibility, jury process and current opportunities.

Download: 

Guidelines for Northern Ontario Showcase Opportunities (335.2 KB)

 

Carden Cove at the Folk Music Ontario Conference, 2014.  Photo courtesy of Kirvan Photography.

 

PAST MUSIC SHOWCASES

Northern Ontario Music & Film Awards 2017 (Sudbury)

May 25-27, 2017

MFM is thrilled to present a number of music showcase opportunities at this year's Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards (NOMFA) conference in Sudbury, May 25-27, 2017. Artists who wish to submit MUST be based in Northern Ontario. 

To be considered for a showcase, please fill out the application form and provide a link to your Northern Ontario Music Portal profile before April 20. If you do not yet have a profile, you can create one at cionmusic.ca.

Individuals and groups chosen to perform a music showcase at NOMFA 2017 will receive a modest honorarium in addition to free accreditation to the NOMFA conference, including access to panels, workshops, exclusive industry networking events and the NOMFA ceremony on May 27. All submissions will be reviewed by an industry panel and selected artists will be notified by May 3.

NOMFA Music Showcase Application Form

 

MFM Showcase at Folk Music Ontario 2016 (Ottawa)

October 20-22, 2016

MFM was thrilled to present three showcases at the 2016 edition of Folk Music Ontario (FMO) conference in Ottawa. MFM acknowledges the financial support of the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC), FedNor, the City of Greater Sudbury, FACTOR, the Government of Canada and of Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters.

Sponsored Daytime Showcase Featuring: Rose-Erin Stokes, Nick Sherman, Murder Murder & Hidden Roots Collective

Private Nighttime Showcase Featuring: Hidden Roots Collective, Murder Murder, Nick Sherman, Lisa-Marie, Jennifer Holub, Jean-Paul De Roover, Josh Turnbull, Martine & Rose-Erin Stokes

MFM and MusicOntario present: "Communities Connect" (Thunder Bay)

Tuesday May 24, 2016

5-11PM @ THE FOUNDRY (242 Red River Road)

5PM Meet n' Greet w/Panelists

6PM Music Business Panel

8PM Artist Showcase featuring Emily Kohne, Greenbank & Nick Sherman

MFM and MusicOntario present: "Communities Connect" (Sudbury)

Thursday May 26, 2016

5-11PM @ The Laughing Buddha, 194 Elgin Street, Sudbury

5PM Meet n' Greet w/Panelists

6PM Music Business Panel

8PM Artist Showcase featuring Spencer Jose, McLean & Jennifer Holub

Les Frenchs + Northern Rendezvous at Canadian Music Week (Toronto)

Wednesday May 4, 2016

En collaboration avec l'APCM, MFM est heureuse d'annoncer sa toute première vitrine musicale (bilingue) au Canadian Music Week à NightOwl en Toronto.

In collaboration with APCM, MFM is proud to announce it's first ever (bilingual) showcase at Canadian Music Week at NightOwl in Toronto.

Northern Ontario Showcase at Folk Music Ontario (Toronto)

October 16 & 17, 2015

MFM will be presenting a showcase of emerging Northern talent at this year's Folk Music Ontario conference. This showcase was programmed by guest curator, Indiecan Records.

Northern Ontario Showcase at Cinefest Sudbury (Sudbury)

Wednesday September 23, 2015

MFM will be presenting a showcase of emerging Northern talent at this year's Cinefest Sudbury International Film Festival. This showcase will be programmed by guest curator, Indiecan Records.

Northern Ontario Showcase at Folk Music Ontario (Toronto)

October 17 & 18, 2014

MFM will be presenting a showcase of emerging Northern talent at this year's Folk Music Ontario conference. Applicants will be chosen based on criteria outlined in the guidelines above, as well as genre suitability for the event.

This showcase is completely acoustic.

Deadline to apply: 5PM on September 4, 2014.

Northern Ontario Music Showcase at Cinefest Sudbury + Mentorship with Simon Walker (Sudbury)

September 18, 2014

MFM presented a showcase of emerging Northern talent at this year's Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival. Headlining this showcase was Toronto's The Wooden SkyApplicants will be chosen based on criteria outlined in the guidelines above, as well as genre suitability for the event. 

Additionally, MFM has partnered with the Canadian Independent Recording Artists’ Association (CIRAA) to offer one Northern Ontario artist or act the opportunity to be mentored by Simon Walker from The Wooden Sky.

Deadline to apply: 5PM on August 28, 2014.

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