If you are ever asked to play for an artist at the annual Folk Music Ontario conference your answer will be an emphatic yes! Paid or not you should go! I guarantee an experience you will never forget.
In October I had one of my best musical experiences since my return to music. I played bass for Rant Maggie Rant as well as Barry James Payne’s group String Bone at the Folk Music Ontario Conference (FMOC) at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga.
In a nutshell the FMOC is 3 day event for musicians to showcase their talent to other industry people be it musicians, agents or festival artistic directors. There are official invite only showcases during the early evening hours and unofficial private showcases that take place after hours between 11:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. on a couple of floors of the hotel. Read More