Dan Mangan facilitates a City of Victoria Music Symposium on touring as part of the Rifflandia Festival

September 8, 2022

As part of Victoria’s Rifflandia music festival, Vancouver singer-songwriter and Side Door cofounder Dan Mangan will facilitate a City of Victoria Music Symposium titled Life on the Road: Touring Wellness.

The event–which takes place on September 17 at 10 am at the Victoria Event Centre–will feature discussions with publicist Neesha Hothi of Neesh Communications, accountant Donna Branston of DMCL, recording artist Kandle, producer-performer-facilitator Francis Arevalo of Creative BC and Music BC, and artist/agent Grant Paley of the Midnight Agency.

Other free workshops, all of which take place at Hermann’s Jazz Club, include: Insights on International Music Markets: Seeing the Global Picture (September 16, 10-11 am); Market Spotlight: Breaking Through to the UK Music Community (September 16, 11 am-noon); Live from the UK: Insights into Booking, Showcasing and Touring (September 16, 12-1 pm); and Learn about Creative BC Funding Programs (September 17, 10-11:30 am).

This article was originally published in The Georgia Straight by Steve Newton on September 6, 2022.