Toronto NOV 6-11
Manchester SAT OCT 13
MANCHESTER OCT 14
TORONTO NOV 7 - 12
2:00 – 5:00 PM Artist Interviews
WED NOV 8 • The Hideout
1:00 – 1:40 PM ARTIST ORIENTATION The Indie Week team will let you know how to get the most out of your time at Indie Week. These tips will be invaluable to help you reach your next step in the business.
Meet the Industry: Toronto's Bookers, Festivals and Venues
2:00 – 2:40 PM City of Toronto Toronto has always been a city known for live music but recently there have been some issues. This will be an open discussion with those in the know to how we can make things even better.
3:00 – 3:40 PM Festivals and Bookers of Toronto If you want your band to play these are people you will need to impress and get to know. They are the ones who will book your for their festivals and get you on the right bill at the clubs.
4:00 – 4:40 PM Meet the Venues There is lots of competition for live music in Toronto and these local venue owners and operators will give you the tips you need to know to perform at their clubs.
5:00 – 6:00 PM Urban Panel Being an independent artist trying to make it in Canada, it’s vital to know the steps you need to take to get to where you want to be. With talented producers that have worked with big names, an entertainment lawyer, PR Publicist, and owner of a robust Advertising Management agency like Rebel Wailer Inc, these are the layers you have to peel back to gain the ultimate knowledge bank in order to succeed.
6:00 – 8:00 PM Music Ontario Mixer A chance to socialize with the speakers, discuss business, swap business cards and make a new connection.
2:00 – 5:00 PM Band Photos
This project is funded in part by FACTOR, the Government of Canada and Canada’s private radio broadcasters. Ce projet est financé en partie par FACTOR, le gouvernement du Canada et les radiodiffuseurs privés du Canada.
Indie Week would like to thank the Ontario Music Development Corporation for their support.