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Blues Summit 9: Apply to Showcase


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.

Blues Summit 9 will close with the 22nd Annual Maple Blues Awards.


To submit your application to showcase at Blues Summit 9, process your submission fee then complete the form below and click “submit.” Each band may only submit ONE application. Blues Summit Eight showcase artists are not eligible to perform at Blues Summit Nine. Priority will be given to “market ready” artists who have developed a team to assist their touring and career development. Please include all relevant details in your application. We will continue to accept submissions until Friday, July 27th, 5pm (EST time). Selected artists will be contacted in August 2018. Applicants must be available to showcase in Toronto February 1-4, 2019 between the hours of 8:00pm-1:00am. Showcase slots will be 20-30 minutes.

If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact TBS Office Manager Hüma Üster at or 416-538-3885 (Toll free: 1-866-871-9457).


A mandatory submission fee ($20 TBS Charter Members, $30 Public) is required for all applications. Submission fee payments can be processed over the phone via credit card (TBS Office 416-538-3885), by sending a cheque to TBS Office Address (910 Queen St. W. Suite B04, Toronto M6J 1G6) OR online via PayPal. PLEASE NOTE: Your application will not be considered if you have not paid the submission fee.

Submission Fee Price Guide
Regular Price: $30
TBS Charter Members Price: $20

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