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03-17-2009, 05:06 PM
Call for Submissions: Second Stage Music and Art Festival


The 5th Annual Second Stage event, as part of Rotaryfest, will take place on Saturday, July 18, 2009 from 1:00 pm until midnight on Queen Street in Sault Ste. Marie. The Second Stage is a celebration of the community’s original art and music.

This event is sponsored by TenarisAlgomaTubes.

If you are a community-based musician/band who performs their own original music or an original visual artist and are interested in showcasing your talents at this homegrown festival, please follow the guidelines below.

Please submit the following materials along with the participant application form.

MUSICIAN/BAND

1. Work sample: Professional released CD, CD sampler, MP3, DVD. A minimum of three original songs for which you/or band members own the copyright should be submitted. Make sure that your submissions have good sound quality.
2. Supporting material: Please have the following in your press packet:
a. Biography. Tell us about yourself/band. Introduce band members
b. Photo. Professional printout quality or high quality jpg.
c. Any press clippings (optional)
d. Links: Website, MySpace, Facebook, YouTube video links, fan links

*Preference given to artists who have released/ or will be releasing music professionally (ie pressed CD, iTunes, etc.)

VISUAL ARTIST

1. Work sample: Three to Five images - Photographs of art, copies, prints of material
2. Supporting material: Please have the following in your press packet:
a. Biography. Tell us about yourself and relevant activities, shows, and highlights of work.
b. Photo. Professional printout quality or high quality jpg.
c. Any press clippings (optional)
d. Links: Website, MySpace, Facebook, YouTube or other relevant links

*For Visual Artists selected to participate there will be a $50.00 deposit due by May 31, 2009, returned in full upon completion of the event

All materials submitted (including CD, DVD, photos, press kit) will be retained by the Second Stage Selection Committee, and will become the property of the Center. The materials will not be returned to you whether or not you are selected. Any expenses you incur during the application process – including postage, shipping, materials preparation (videotape, photos, etc.) – are your sole responsibility. Only one entry per band is allowed.


Application Process Opens on: Monday, March 9, 2009
Application Deadline: Friday, April 3, 2009.


Please drop off or mail submissions to:
Second Stage Selection Committee,
c/o The Rotary Club of Sault Ste. Marie
364 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 1Z1

Or upload submission package to our website at www.secondstage.ca

The Second Stage Selection Committee will review all submissions. Selected bands, musicians and artists will be notified by email no later than April 30, 2009. If you have any questions regarding the submission process please contact Scott Kennedy, Rotary (Second Stage), at subwavesault@hotmail.com


Visit our website at: www.secondstage.ca or www.rotaryfest.com

fenderbass
03-17-2009, 11:27 PM
I played Rotaryfest last year and had a blast. I was on the main stage though. I made this a sticky note till the dates pass for entry....Sure wish I was playing again this year.

Mitchell
04-12-2009, 11:26 PM
Is it too late now? I just got together a really promising rock/hard rock band.

fenderbass
04-13-2009, 08:03 AM
I think the date is past for the entry..