CALLING ALL BANDS & MUSICAL ARTISTS FROM CANADA AND AROUND THE WORLD

for immediate release December 15th, 2004

NXNE Call For Early Bird Artist Submissions
BANDS REGISTER NOW AND SAVE MONEY

http://www.nxne.com

Toronto, Canada – December 15, 2004 – Attention all emerging music artists across Canada and throughout the world: The North By Northeast Music & Film Festival and Conference (NXNE), the biggest and most prestigious music festival of its kind in Canada, has started accepting artist and band showcase submission packages for performance slots at NXNE 2005.   

Don’t put it off until the last moment. Yes the absolute deadline is January 14, 2005 but if you enter your application now you save 33% on the processing fee by submitting before December 31, 2004,  and this time you won¹t be like the hundreds of other bands that all wait till the last minute.  Earlier the better. 

North By Northeast continues its promise and dedication to the emerging artist and will take over clubs, outdoor venues, theatres and special stages throughout downtown Toronto, Canada from June 9  11, 2005.

All aspiring musical stars of tomorrow are invited to send in their demos for showcase consideration.   With last year’s festival being the most successful yet, and all music industry eyes on Canada’s wealth of talent, 2005 could be the year YOU get to perform in front of a huge crowd of national and international music industry movers and shakers, as well as thousands of enthusiastic music fans.

Besides networking, attending informative seminars and performing, when you submit your application package all Canadian entries are automatically eligible to win one of three amazing contests that NXNE hosts:

The Edge 102 New Rock Search Showcase 2005
The Galaxie Rising Stars Award (which nets the winner a cash prize of $3000.00) and…
The NXNE Fan Choice Award sponsored by Universal Music Canada.

HOW TO GET YOUR OFFICIAL SHOWCASE APPLICATION FORM AND DETAILED INFORMATION ON SUBMISSIONS:
Visit the official NXNE web site at www.nxne.com to submit your application through SonicBids or by downloading the application form,
OR
Contact: NXNE Headquarters
189 Church St., Lower Level, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 1Y7
Phone (416) 863-NXNE (6963) / fax: (416) 863-0828 / info@nxne.com

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For All Publicity Related Inquiries Contact:
NXNE PUBLICISTS
Sue McCallum, True North Records
(416) 596-8696 ext 225 True North
(289) 314-4380 cell
sue@truenorthrecords.com
Or
Bobbi Beeson, Siren Promotions
(416) 260-2473
(416) 949-8508 cell
bobbi@sirenpromotions.com