Backline's 12-week accelerator program provides coaching, mentoring, industry networking, and grants to cohorts of three musicians and/or bands. It ends with a showcase, where the Backline artists perform for music industry professionals, supporters and community members.
Musicians and bands of any genre may apply. A panel of national music industry professionals interview and select the participants. Learn more about the program and selection process here.
Backline hosts quarterly workshops in each market focused on navigating the music business and how to make money as a musician. Workshops feature local and national industry experts and are be free and open to all. The first Cleveland workshop will be announced later this year.
Annual concert where Backline musicians play for an audience of mentors, community members and music industry professionals. The showcase happens at the end of each calendar year and includes all artists from the year’s cohorts.
Backline Cleveland Spring 2020
Tentative Program Dates:
April 1, 2020 - June 19, 2020
Tentative Application deadline
February 3, 2020 at 11:59PM CT
The application period will begin in January of 2020.
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