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Gig Planning 101

  • The Origin Arts & Community Centre 57 Lyndale Ave, Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada (map)

There are many ways to be involved in music other than being a musician!

If you are passionate about music and supporting artists, and are yearning to have a platform to showcase music you love, we have the perfect workshop for you! Girls+ Rock Ottawa presents Gig Planning 101 in partnership with Debaser.


The Gig Planning 101 Workshop will provide you with an overview of:

  • How to organize your first show
  • What it takes to put on a successful show
  • How to budget for fees and expenses
  • Considerations for curating your lineup and putting together a program
  • How to create an offer, and negotiate with artists and agents


Receive a Gig Planning Toolkit that includes:

  • Steps that outline how to book, manage and promote a show
  • Lists of venues and local bands
  • Considerations for creating a safer and inclusive space

Facilitated by Rachel Weldon and Amanda Lowe Warnakulasuriya, two experienced local promoters who put together some of the the freshest lineups in town.

Earlier Event: May 19
Jam it out!
Later Event: June 16
Jam it out!