Live and Original Music Forum

Live and Original Music Forum

Manager of Culture and Events for the Town of Collingwood, Karen Cubitt, was at the Collingwood Downtown Farmers’ Market on Saturday September 15th talking about the many events including the Live & Original Music Forum

The Simcoe Street Theatre and Living Stone Golf Resort will host the Collingwood Live & Original Music Forum from September 21st to 23rd.

The L&O Music Forum is a conference-style event featuring workshops, mentorship opportunities, learning experiences and opportunities for collaboration.

Information sessions will include The Business of Music, Stage Craft, Song Craft and Recording Readiness. The three day forum will feature a variety of guest speakers including Shane Cloutier, Marc Jordan and Jeff Woods.

The Business of Music

The business of music is an important aspect of a performers career. Marketing your music, legal and licensing aspects of music creation and distribution, protecting your rights as a musician will all be discussed.

Developing a stage presence, building confidence and your persona, effectively interacting with audiences is another information session that will be of great value to up-and-coming musicians.

The art of songwriting, drawing inspiration, the process of writing discussions on profitable avenues for your music beyond touring, and what today’s music climate is all about will be a part of this informative three day event.

Canadian radio icon Jeff Woods will provide interesting insights into how music is delivered to audiences on all platforms.

Jeff Woods

Jeff Wood’s is one of Canada’s most successful radio broadcasters. His success also extends to media management as he has programmed several major market radio stations. He is known as Canada’s leading vintage rock authority. Woods has been a key part of the conversation around music for over three decades. He is the creator and host of The Legends of Classic Rock, heard internationally over 14 seasons, by a million weekly listeners across Canada and around the world. His many one-on-one interviews include artists like The Rolling Stones, The Eagles, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, Rush, Ozzy Osbourne, The Band, Pearl Jam, Santana & David Bowie.

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