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Blues Summit 9

Blues Summit is Canada’s not-to-be-missed biennial forum for all members of the blues music community including artists, presenters, agents, festival bookers, event organizers, radio hosts and industry representatives of all kinds. The conference provides an opportunity for members of the community to connect as well as for artists to showcase in front of blues industry professionals.

Blues Summit Nine will take place February 1-4, 2019 in Toronto, ON, Canada at the Marriott Courtyard Toronto Downtown (475 Yonge Street, Toronto). Guests who would like to benefit from the special TBS room rates starting at $139 for their stay during the Summit, can contact the TBS Office at until January 18, 2019.

Blues Summit 9 will close with the 22nd Annual Maple Blues Awards on the night of Monday, February 4 at Koerner Hall. Tickets are on sale now!




Learn more about this unique blues community event from musicians, community members and the organizers who bring everything together.


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Key delegates (artistic directors, media representatives, radio hosts, journalists, etc) can request a dedicated “drop box” that will be used to collect CD submissions from musicians, managers and agents throughout Blues Summit 8. Drop boxes can be accessed through the Registration Office for the duration of the conference. Musicians and showcasing artists are invited to place a CD in the boxes of any key delegates who they would like to share their music with.

If you are an artistic director, radio host, journalist, etc and would like a dedicated drop box, please contact the office by Thursday, January 18, 2019 at 5:00pm with the following information and we will prepare one for you:

  • First & Last Name
  • Description (ex. Who are you? What does your organization do? What is your radio show’s mandate?)
  • Organization/Festival/Radio Station
  • Location (City, Province/State, Country)
  • Email Address
  • Website

For more information on drop boxes, check out our Blues Summit FAQ

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The Toronto Blues Society acknowledges the annual support of the Ontario Arts Council, the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council and the Department of Canadian Heritage, and project support from FACTOR< and the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canada Music Fund) and of Canada’s Private Broadcasters, The Canada Council for the Arts, the SOCAN Foundation, SOCAN, the Ontario Media Development Corporation, and the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.