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MusicOntario & The Hideout to Present the Bout Panel Series

MusicOntario is joining forces with The Bout @ The Hideout in 2019 to present a series of panels designed to equip emerging bands and artists with some of the tools they will need to build their careers in the music business.

The Bout is an annual competition created in 2018 by Toronto live music venue The Hideout to bring together talented local musicians, generate support and awareness for live music in Toronto, and, most importantly, provide a welcoming atmosphere for artists to showcase their music. After a stellar launch year, The Bout team have doubled the prize money to $20,000 in cash prizes, which will be paid out to the winners, with $12,000 going to 1st place.

Here's the schedule:

Thursday, January 24, 2019:
Stretching-A-Buck: Cashflow tips for independent musicians & bands

Thursday, February 28, 2019:
Lifecycle of an album: Strategies for getting the most out of your next release

Thursday, March 28, 2019:
Festivals & Conferences: Perfecting the art of networking, showcasing and selling yourself

Thursday, April 25, 2019:
Pack your bags & road cases: Breaking into the international marketplace

Register for free HERE.

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Michael Raine is the Senior Editor at Canadian Musician. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Radio weekly podcast.