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Collingwood Live & Original Music Forum

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Event Name: Collingwood Live & Original Music Forum
Event Date(s): September 22, 2018
Location: Collingwood
EVENT_TIMES: 7-9pm
Website: Click here to visit
Description: The Collingwood Live & Original Music Initiative has evolved and is now offering a series of events for songwriters and music creators to develop their craft and to make Collingwood a recognized home for creativity and musical interaction. The 2018 series includes the L&O Music Forum, the L&O Music Crawl, and L&O Music Labs.

Day One

Early Registration & Networking Social
Friday, September 21, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Simcoe Street Theatre, 65 Simcoe Street, Collingwood, ON L9Y 1H7

Day Two
Registration
Saturday, September 22
10:00am
Living Stone Golf Resort, 19 Keith Ave, Collingwood, ON L9Y 4T9

Workshops moderated by Jeff Woods.

A. Tales from the Road
Welcome breakfast with featured artist, Irish Mythen, sharing her experiences as a touring singer-songwriter.
Speaker: Irish Mythen
Saturday, September 22
10:30am – 12:00pm
Living Stone Golf Resort, 19 Keith Ave, Collingwood, ON L9Y 4T9

B. The Business of Music
Marketing your music, legal and licensing aspects of music creation and distribution, protecting your rights as a musician
Speakers: Mike Tilka, Blair Packham, Patrick Ballantyne, Zack Leighton
Saturday, September 22
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Simcoe Street Theatre, 65 Simcoe St, Collingwood, ON L9Y 1H7

C. Stage Craft
Developing a stage presence, building confidence and your persona, effectively interacting with audiences
Speakers: Irish Mythen, Lorraine Lawson, Stephen Stanley
Saturday, September 22
3:00pm – 4:30pm
Simcoe Street Theatre, 65 Simcoe St, Collingwood, ON L9Y 1H7

Live & Original Music Crawl
Teaming up with the popular Collingwood Art Crawl, the L&O Music Crawl is a showcasing opportunity that pair musical artists with both unique and conventional settings located in Downtown Collingwood.
Performers: 40 selected from public submission process
Saturday, September 22
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Collingwood Downtown

Day Three
Registration
Sunday, September 23
10:00am
Living Stone Golf Resort, 19 Keith Ave, Collingwood, ON L9Y 4T9

Workshops moderated by Jeff Woods.

D. Making a Living at Music
Breakfast and panel discussion on profitable avenues for your music beyond touring, and what today’s music climate looks like
Speakers: Bambalamb Kidd, Shane Cloutier
Sunday, September 23
10:30am – 12:00pm
Living Stone Golf Resort, 19 Keith Ave, Collingwood, ON L9Y 4T9

E1. Recording Readiness - BREAKOUT SESSION OPTION 1
Maximizing time in the studio, what to expect, what to ask for, and how to find a great producer.
Speakers: Tim Thorney, Josh Maitland, Adam Fair
Sunday, September 23
12:30pm – 2:00pm
Collingwood Public Library, Rooms B&C, 55 Ste. Marie St, Collingwood, ON L9Y 0W6

E2. Performance Critique & Coaching Session - BREAKOUT SESSION OPTION 2
Delegates are invited to perform one song for a panel of coaches who will provide feedback and suggestions for polishing and improvement.
Coaches: Lorraine Lawson, Irish Mythen
Sunday, September 23
12:30pm – 2:00pm
Simcoe Street Theatre, 65 Simcoe St, Collingwood, ON L9Y 1H7

F. Song Craft
The art of songwriting, drawing inspiration, the process of writing
Speakers: Blair Packham, Marc Jordan, Stephen Stanley, Shane Cloutier, Irish Mythen
Sunday, September 23
2:30pm – 4:00pm
Simcoe Street Theatre, 65 Simcoe St, Collingwood, ON L9Y 1H7

G. Setting the Course for Music in Collingwood
Round table and wrap up session. Review of L&O Forum and discussion of music initiatives in 2019. Delegate and non-registered guests welcomed to participate.
Sunday, September 23
4:30pm – 6:00pm
Simcoe Street Theatre, 65 Simcoe St, Collingwood, ON L9Y 1H7

*Speaker list subject to change without notice.