Folk Music Canada is thrilled to announce the line up for the #FMCTopNotch showcase to be presented as part of the official programming for AmericanaFest on Friday, September 23, and its business mission within the concurrent Americana Music conference.
These activities will be part of the 17th Annual Americana Music Festival & Conference, which gathers thousands of artists, fans and industry professionals from all over the world from September 20 to 25 in Nashville, TN and includes more than 200 performances. New in 2016, Folk Music Canada is partnering with CIMA to organize 100 business to business meetings between Canadian music entrepreneurs and key Americana industry members, as well as a networking reception. Participating Canadian businesses include: Balsam Pier Music, Black Hen Music, Borealis Records, Mavens Music, Meta4Music.
As part of its showcasing endeavours, Folk Music Canada is proud to be presenting the following artists at the 2016 edition of AmericanaFest:
Steve Dawon (Vancouver, BC) http://www.stevedawson.ca
The Small Glories (Winnipeg, MB) http://www.thesmallglories.com
Corin Raymond (Toronto, ON) http://www.corinraymond.com
Kaia Kater (Toronto, ON) http://kaiakater.com
The Bombadils (Montreal, QC) http://thebombadils.com
Sarah Jane Scouten (Montreal, QC) http://www.sarahjanescouten.com/
The showcase runs from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM at the InDo Nashville, 633 Fogg St. Nashville, TN.
The Folk Music Canada #FMCTopNotch Showcase features top Canadian folk talent; listen to the playlist on SoundCloud here: https://soundcloud.com/folkmusiccanada/sets/fmctopnotch-americana-2016
For all the news and real time updates from Folk Music Canada about events and artists, please follow FMC on @folkmusiccanada (Twtitter and Instagram) and and tag #FMCtopnotch on all your social media channels about Canadian Folk artists and music during the Americana Music Festival & Conference.
Folk Music Canada is a member-driven organization that supports and promotes the Canadian folk music community, and is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance, diversity and cultural value of all types of folk music in Canada.
Thank you to our funders and partners for their support.
This project has been made possible in part by FACTOR, the Government of Canada and the Roadmap for Canada’s Official Languages 2013-2018 : Education, Immigration, Communities, and by Canada’s private radio broadcasters.
Ce projet a été rendu possible en partie grâce au FACTOR, le gouvernement du Canada et à la Feuille de route du Canada 2013-2018 : éducation, immigration, communautés, et des radiodiffuseurs privés du Canada.
We also acknowledge the promotional support of our event partner, SpinCount Promotions and Publicity.
Kimberly Sinclair | SpinCount