CMAO DemoRama LIVE (DemoRama / Open Mic)

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CMAO DemoRama LIVE (DemoRama / Open Mic)

The CMAO DemoRama LIVE is a “must attend” open mic that is different from the rest which includes open mic, song critique (optional), “Best of” competition (optional) , “Best of ”Showcase, panel of experts, featured artists, sponsor prizes, etc.

The CMAO DemoRama LIVE event will travel through Ontario each month with a Best of CMAO DemoRama LIVE showcase(s) at The Free Times Café in Toronto (or larger venue TBD) 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 TBD as well as the winner announced during the 2014 CMAO Award Show.
CMAO DemoRama LIVE (DemoRama/Open Mic):

  • Open mic – 1 song live performance + song critique from expert industry panel (including CMAO directors & guest artist).
  • Sign up at event posting on Eventbrite where participants can decide their involvement a) attending, b) performing 1 song + song critique c) competing for Best of the CMAO Open Mic & LIVE DemoRama.
  • Two participating artists or songwriters will be chosen at each open mic (privately by our panel) and will move to the Best of CMAO DemoRama LIVE finals.
  • The 16 best (2 chosen per month per town/city) will perform at the Best of CMAO DemoRama LIVE at The Free Times Café in Toronto over 2 nights in the spring of 2014, where each finalist will play a 15 minute set.
  • The winner will receive 2 VIP tickets to the 2014 CMAO Award Show, VIP reception passes, sponsor prizes TBD and the winner will be announced during the award show.
  • A CMAO featured artist will kick off each event with 2 songs and also open the second half after a 15 minute break.
  • First DemoRama LIVE is at The Free Times Café in Toronto on Sept 21st, 2013 – doors open at noon with a 1pm start time.