When festivals wish to bring in international artists, their task is facilitated and the tour costs are reduced if they can book the same artists, especially if the dates and locations of the shows are close enough. This collaborative practise, called “group booking”, has been used over the last decades by over 15 North American world music festivals.
With the COVID crisis, this Consortium of World Music Presenters – which includes members from Albuquerque to Boston, Chicago and Toronto – has teamed up to launch a collective series of online shows. Called the Global Music Month (GMM), the event starts …read more
Source:: Radio Canada International