Mississauga Music Panel

Finding Success during a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for everyone. One of the hardest hit industries was the music industry, which saw live music shut down across the board as artist revenues dwindle. This virtual round table will explore how 4 local artists not only persevered during this time but thrived in their careers. Learn about the mindsets, strategies & tools they are using to weather the storm.

Host: Demetrius

Owner of antiskeptic entertainment, Demetrius Nath has led countless marketing & promotions campaigns for music (Alexisonfire, Arkells, Bush, Cancer Bats, City and Colour, Dolly Parton, Feist, Melanie C, Paul Brandt, The Sheepdogs, Tokyo Police Club, The Used & Underoath), film (Bon Jovi, Jeff Dunham, Twilight, UFC), brands (Junos, Simon & Schuster, Urban Behavior, Yogen Fruz) & events (Boots and Hearts, Edgefest, Polaris Awards, Virgin Festival, WayHome). He is also the founder of the not-for-profit initiative Mississauga Music, curating & organizing Mississauga Music Awards & Week working alongside community partners such as the City of Mississauga, Living Arts Centre & Mississauga Arts Council. During his spare time, he is the singer-songwriter & front man in the hard rock band MAYBE MAY. In addition, he is passionate about seafood. Everything Mississauga Music is here: http://www.mississaugamusic.com/ including social handles, http://www.maybemay.com/



Indigenous Representation In the Arts

Although we are surrounded by the arts and conversations around change, Indigenous representation doesn’t seem to make it to the forefront unless it is tokenized. Host Jace Martin from the Darren Ross Agency is joined by 4 great panelists to talk about the representation that is needed and in the right way. Panelists include Jim Cressman from Invictus Entertainment, Candance Scott-Moore from 50/50 Performing Arts Collective, Matt Maw from Red Music Rising and Elaine Bomberry, a JUNO winner and Promoter.

Host: Jace Martin