At press time this event was just about to take place. We knew we had 31+ registered performers plus the multi-talented Stuart Cameron on board, as well as a full panel of industry experts. We just know the show was a success. Next month we’ll have a full report on both the event and the winners. Here’s the deets!
What: The CMAO DemoRama LIVE is an open mic focusing on live performances of original songs, followed by a song critique (optional), “Best Of” competition (optional), DemoRama LIVE Best Of Showcase, panel of industry experts, featured artists, sponsor prizes, etc.
Where: The Free Times Café in Toronto
When: Sept 21st, 2013 – doors open at noon with a 1pm start time
Who: Juno Award winner Stuart Cameron from “The Heartbroken” is our Special Guest & Expert Panelist (see details below). Expert Panelists include Randy Stark (Jason Blaine, Clayton Bellamy), Juno Award winner Bruce Good (The Good Brothers) & Peter Linseman (Kate Todd, Megan Morrison).
How: Go to www.cmaontario.ca and sign up at the Eventbrite link where participants can decide their involvement:
b) performing 1 song + song critique
c) competing for Best of the CMAO Open Mic & LIVE DemoRama.
Stuart Cameron is a founding member of Toronto band The Heartbroken. He also continues to perform, produce, and write with
various international artists. He has toured the world twice over and recorded extensively with renowned artists Willie Nelson, Melissa Etheridge, Ashley MacIsaac, Crash Test Dummies, Amanda Marshall, Matthew Good, The Chieftains, Ron Sexsmith, and many more. He has received many accolades including a Juno for his musical accomplishments. The CMAO DemoRama LIVE event will travel to towns and cities throughout Ontario each month, with a Best of CMAO DemoRama LIVE showcase(s) at The Free Times Café in Toronto (or larger venue TBA) in the spring of 2014. The winner of the Best of CMAO DemoRama LIVE will receive a pair of VIP tickets to the 2014 CMAO Award Show, VIP reception passes, sponsor prizes TBA as well as the winner announced during the 2014 CMAO Award Show.