June 2nd, 2015 Last Updated on: June 2nd, 2015
It's June and now's the time when folks will be looking for new music to play on their upcoming summer roadtrips. It is pow wow season after all! The folks over at The Native Trailblazers Radio Show want to help get your music out to the masses. Read more below to find out how you can submit your music to be played on the air!
Native Trailblazers Radio Host Vincent Schilling—Akwesasne Mohawk author, speaker and award-winning journalist—is holding the Fifth Annual June Jamz Native Indie Showcase on Blog Talk Radio for the month of June. Schilling has hosted Native Trailblazers since 2009, which has since attracted over half a million of listeners. The show has also been twice nominated for an Aboriginal’s People’s Choice Music Award and is up again for a possible award in 2015.
The Native Trailblazers Radio program was also selected as one of BlogTalkRadio's featured shows last year and is listed as one of the top 300 shows out of the thousands of shows on Blogtalkradio.
“I am excited to invite Native and Indigenous artists to participate in June Jamz,” says Schilling. “Folk, Rock, Country, Reggae, Hip Hop, Electronic and Traditional — any genre at all is welcome, even spoken word.”
“We are also accepting songs from anywhere all over the world where Indigenous people reside and create music,” he said, noting submissions to June Jamz from previous years have come from all over the United States and even into Canada and New Zealand.
Native Trailblazers June Jamz episodes will also feature cameo appearances from key players in the industry, including established artists and as booking agents.
“After the fourth Friday in June, we will ask our listeners to vote on their favorite artists and we’ll play the top five on a later show. The number-one artist will earn their own show and promotional support,” he said.
“From the look of things already,” said Schilling. “This is going to be another amazing month of music by Indigenous Indie artists who may or may not have gotten airplay so soon.”
The Deadline to submit to June Jamz is Friday June 12th. Interested artists can fill out the application and email their radio-friendly songs to via the Native Trailblazers website at www.NativeTrailblazers.com.
ARTISTS WISHING TO SUBMIT FOR 2015 can submit their music of any genre along with the following information below to [email protected] – winners receive sponsorship packets to include the indie bible, PR packets, official awards from the show and other assorted prizes.
- ARTIST OR BAND NAME / SONG(S) NAME / ALBUM NAME AND DESCRIPTION / MUSIC WEBSITE
- SOCIAL MEDIA and WEB SITES (include links)
- BIO TO INCLUDE TRIBAL AFFILIATION
The Native Trailblazers radio program airs live every Friday night at 7pm EST at www.blogtalkradio.com/NativeTrailblazers. Follow the show and the hosts on Twitter: @DelSchilling, @VinceSchilling, and @NativeTrailblaz.
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