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VERY PRAIRIE SCHEDULE

Thursday November 28 2019: The 2019 Saskatchewan Music Awards, The Broadway Theatre
  • 7:00pm   Doors open

  • 7:30pm   Saskatchewan Music Awards (Please see your registration confirmation for discount code) 

  • 9:30-late   After party doors open, Amigos Cantina (entrance free with awards show stamp, or $5 at the door until capacity reached.)

Friday November 29 2019
The Refinery Arts and Spirit Centre, 609 Dufferin Ave
  • 9:30-10:00am Doors open, registration

   Panels: Upstairs, 9:45am-2:40pm

  •  9:45-10:35am Music, Mental Health & Wellness (Michael Dawson, Jade Harper, Megan Nash, moderated by Amanda Scandrett)

  • 10:45-11:35am Funding (Stephen Carroll, Adrienne LaBelle, Karen Jarowicz, Lisa Lanigan, moderated by Lorena Kelly)

  • 11:45am-12:35pm Marketing & Promotion as an Independent Artist: Best Practices & Big Mistakes (Adam Lewis, Sarah Murphy, Bled Celhyka, Tony Tarleton, moderated by Brittany MacFarlane)

  • 12:45-1:35pm Musicians vs Black Box: Royalties in The Streaming Era (Stephen Carroll)

  • 1:45-2:35pm Management: How Do You Function Without It, When Do You Need It & What Do They Do? (Bled Celhyka, Brendan McCarney, Adrienne LaBelle)

​     One-on-ones: Downstairs, 1:00-2:00pm

  • Choose "one-on-one," social media review, or bio review on your registration form to apply. These chats happen at the same time as panels upstairs, so you'll be ducking out of a panel at your appointed time(s). If you requested a bio review, please bring 2 printed copies along.
    Mikey Bernard, Tony Tarleton, Karen Jarowicz, Lisa Lanigan, Adrienne Labelle

Amigos Cantina (all ages, side room)

  • 3:15-4:00 How To Sell Out Without Selling Out (Mark Heise)

  • 4:00-5:00pm Networking mixer

 

 

 

Saturday November 30 2019
The Refinery Arts and Spirit Centre, 609 Dufferin Ave
  • 9:30-10:00am   Doors open, registration

   Panels: Upstairs, 10:00am-5:00pm

  • 10:00-10:50am DIY Deep Dive: Building labels, festivals, companies and community from the ground up (Chris Dimas, Lenore Maier, Brendan McCarney, Gabrielle Giroux) 

  • 11:00am-12:00pm Album Release Strategies; the lead up, the drop, how to keep it alive (Tony Tarleton, Andrea Kessler, Sarah Murphy, Adam Lewis)

  • 12:00-12:30pm break

  • 12:30-1:30pm Music Export (Mikey Bernard, Marco Noni, Tony Tarleton, Jade Harper, Adam Lewis, moderated by Geoff Smith)

  • 1:40-2:40pm Festivals (Deborah Aiken, Mikey Bernard, Sarah Litt, moderated by Kara Golemba)

  • 2:50-3:50pm Tour Strategies (Marco Noni, Sarah Litt, Andrea Kessler) 

  • 4:00-5:00pm Ask Me Anything: Opportunity for attendees to ask questions we may not have answered over the weekend (Mikey Bernard, Sarah Murphy, Jade Harper, Adam Lewis, Bled Celhyka)

   One-on-ones: Downstairs, 1:00-3:00pm
  • Choose "one-on-one," social media review, or bio review on your registration form to apply. These chats happen at the same time as panels upstairs, so you'll be ducking out of a panel at your appointed time(s). If you requested a bio review, please bring 2 printed copies along.

  • 1:00-2:00pm Andrea Kessler, Sarah Murphy, Marco Noni

  • 2:00-3:00pm Adam Lewis, Jade Harper, Bled Celhyka, Brendan McCarney

 

Sunday December 1 2019
The Sheraton Cavalier Hotel
  • 10:30am-1:00pm   Women In Music Saskatchewan Brunch and Panel Discussion (all registrants welcome to attend, please RSVP on registration)
    Panel 11:30am-12:30pm Panel with Sarah Murphy, Sarah Litt, Andrea Kessler, Jade Harper, moderated by Amanda Scandrett

 

*schedule subject to change

Our host hotel is the Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon.
Very Prairie Hotel Reservation Link
Last Day to Book (pending availability): Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Room rate $139 CAD per night with 1/2 price parking

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