The Indy Music Festival

The 6th International Soul Music Summit presents The Indy Music Festival


Jaguar Wright at the 2006 ISMS

Artist Submissions Now Being AcceptedThe 6th International Soul Music Summit & Peachtree Village International Film Festival will be held August 18th through 21st at The W Hotel (Midtown). The 2011 ISMS is pleased to offer yet another new and exciting opportunity to get your music heard, The ISMS Indy Music Fest IIf you are an independent songwriter, singer, hip hop artist, DJ, and/or spoken word artists, then you can register for the ISMS as a performer and have an opportunity to perform at Official ISMS Showcases in select venues before an audience of prominent industry taste makers & music lovers. The ISMS is also introducing its first installment of the ISMS Compilation CD of past performers and music from attendees of The 6th International Soul Music Summit.We want to see and hear you perform!

GUIDELINES 

  • Submission period begins on January 17th and runs through May 31st, 2011.
  • Early submission is advised. Slots will be filled as applications come in.
  • All applicants will be notified no later that June 17, 2011 if they have been selected for this year’s festival. Please register ASAP.  Artist space is limited to available performance slots.
  • All submissions received after May 31st will NOT be considered.
  • All packages becomes property of The ISMS~IMF and will not be returned.
  • Artist Submission to perform is for participants of the ISMS.  All Artists Applicants must be a registered attendee as a Performer/Artist for The 2011 The International Soul Music Summit.  Payment for Registration is non-refundable.
  • No folders or excessive promotional materials please.
  • All submissions without proof of registration will NOT be eligible for consideration. Please include the Receipt for Order number on your Music Submission Sheet
  • You must be an artist seeking to perform in order to register through the Artist Registration format. Your Music Submission Package must be received no later than May 31st, 2011.  Any packages received after May 31st will not be eligible and will not be returned.
  • It is the sole responsibility of all bands, to provide their own transportation to and from the festival. ISMS is not responsible for any personal or financial sacrifice the participants may have to endure, as part of their performance and participation at the event. Bands will NOT be compensated for their performances.
  • Each selected artist that will be performing on the “Indy Music Fest” stages will receive: Major Promotion and Advertising with: Radio, Newspaper, Magazine, Internet with national coverage, E-Blasts, Viral Promotion (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace), Posters, Flyers, Press Release, Newsletters, Websites, and inclusion on the Official ISMS~IMF Compilation CD’s and much more.
  • All participating artists will be required to complete and sign any and all Artist Waivers and any other performance agreements, prior to their actual stage performance at the event. (ISMS~IMF reserves the right to make any and all changes to the: Artist Rules And Regulations, Performance times, Entertainment, Band line-ups, Event Times, Vendors, The Venue Location, any and all Activities, Advertising and Promotion, etc., at any time)
  • After each artist has completed their performances, a specific area will be provided for each artist to sell, market and promote their own merchandise, as well as network their talents to music industry professionals at the event. All proceeds received, will be 100% retained by those participating artists. Any contacts that are made are also, specifically between the interested party and the artists. (ISMS~IMF does not have any control, authority or interest, with any potential contracts or other potential opportunities, offered, implied or secured at the event, as may be negotiated between the artist and the interested parties)
  • All artists are required to provide their own music equipment, musicians, any special equipment and accompaniment needs. (ISMS~IMF will be providing the basic backline on most stages)  A house band will be available.
    Gordon Chambers
HOW TO SUBMIT
See details on How To Submithere.

Chinah Blaq at the 2007 ISMS
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
  • Who is eligible for Artist Showcase consideration?
Any and all artists are encouraged to apply. You must be a The ISMS~IMF
  • How much does it cost?
Costs vary depending on the size of your group. Discounts and Early Bird Registration for the ISMS can be found here.
  • What needs to be included in my package submitted via mail?
1. Your most recent or upcoming CD.
2. Submit a page with link(s) of live video performances located online accessible by a website link
3. The songs submitted must be an original work written or co-written by you.
4. Due to the volume of submissions we receive, we ask you to send only a one-sheet bio, live video link sheet with your CD.
  • What if I’m already registered through the ISMS website as a Attendee, will I be able to register as a performer as well?
Yes. Please send a copy of your paid registration with your music submission.
  • Can I just perform and not attend the ISMS?
No. All performers must be a registered participant of the ISMS.
  • Will I be refunded my registration if I cannot attend?
No. ALL transactions are non-refundable.
  • How do I submit my information?
Click to here to Register as a Performer/Artist, then follow the step-by-step instructions on booking your room, submitting your Artist Profile, and where to send your music.
  • Will I have to register for both The ISMS and the IMF?
No. The Indy Music Fest is simply the live entertainment portion of The International Soul Music Summit. Once you have registered for the ISMS as an Artist/Performer, you will receive a 3 Day Pass to all panels, workshops and Official ISMS events.

Eric Roberson at the 2006 ISMS
The International Soul Music Summit is a perfect opportunity to network and make connections!Please register ASAP because space is limited.

The International Soul Music Summit introduces its first compilation CD to be distributed to attendees of The 6th ISMS-PVIFF. To have your music included, you must be a registered attendee of the ISMS as an Artist/Performer. click here for more info: http://www.indymusicfest.com/compilationcd.htmlThis CD will comprise of artists from the soul, r&b, hip hop and spoken word genre’s.www.soulmusicsummit.net

The International Soul Music Summit introduces its first compilation CD to be distributed to attendees of The 6th ISMS-PVIFF. To have your music included, you must be a registered attendee of the ISMS as an Artist/Performer. click here for more info: http://www.indymusicfest.com/compilationcd.html
(disclaimer: this is an example of the cd cover)
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