Call for Submissions: CCMA Discovery Program 2014

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WHAT: After an incredibly successful CCMA Discovery Program 2013, the Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) is pleased to announce that submissions for the CCMA Discovery Program 2014 is NOW OPEN and will close on Thursday, February 27 at 2:00 PM EST.

WHO: If you are an up-and-coming Canadian country music act who is eager to learn more  about the Canadian music industry, explore mentorship opportunities with established Canadian country music artists, would like to showcase your talent and compete for the coveted prizes associated with the CCMA Discovery Award, this Program is tailor made  for YOU!  Check ccma.org/discovery for eligibility requirements.

WHERE: Six (6) CCMA Discovery Program selected acts will be flown to Toronto by the CCMA for a week (May 25 to 30) to discover more about the music business and artist development through a wide range of opportunities.  This September, with full concert production and backed by a house band, each selected act will also have the opportunity to perform in front of the music industry and fans alike at this year’s Country Music Week, September 4-7 in Edmonton, Alberta.

HOW: For more information and to APPLY NOW, check out ccma.org!

PSA: 30  second Public Service Announcement is available for download here:  https://www.dropbox.com/s/ntv7a9fpbys9u8f/CCMA%20DISCOVERY.mp3

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES:

To speak with Don Green, President/CCMA and to access testimonials from CCMA  Discovery Program 2013 candidates Tim Chaisson, Jack Connolly, MacKenzie Porter, Blake Reid, The Reklaws and CCMA Discovery Program 2013 WINNER, Wes Mack…

 Please contact:

Fabienne Parsons, CCMA
416-947-1331 ext 210
fparsons@ccma.org