Blues Summit 6
Maple Blues Awards tickets are sold separately through the Koerner Hall Box Office. For more details: http://torontobluessociety.com/about-maple-blues-awards/
The conference will be extended to include an additional evening of showcases on Friday Jan 18, featuring a line-up from Electro Fi Records and additional showcasing artists in Monarchs Pub as well as the Market Garden. Saturday Jan 19 will feature an opening reception in Monarchs Pub followed by SOCAN Songs and Stories, which will preceed the showcases scheduled for later that night. On Saturday and Sunday, there will be an additional acoustic showcase room on the 27th floor of the hotel (Deck 27). The keynote brunch on Sunday will feature a speech by Holger Petersen (more information below) followed by a festival speed pitch for artists to speak directly to festival directors, and then an afternoon of panels. There will be additional panels on Monday, leading up to the 16th annual Maple Blues Awards taking place at Koerner Hall at 7pm (ticketed separately from the conference). The weekend will be an opportunity to network with the blues industry inside the walls of the Delta Chelsea Hotel in the heart of downtown Toronto. If you are planning to attend, keep your eyes on the delegates page to see who will be attending, and start making your connections in advance of the conference!
For information about the Maple Blues Awards, click the logo below:
Blues Summit 5 – 2011