Red MacCormack Recording Grant, accepting applications


The Rivertown Music Club will begin accepting applications for 1 $500 Recording Grant given in loving memory of Red MacCormack, beginning today, July 23, 2008 and ending Saturday October 4, 2008.

Past winners include; Kristen Key, G. Burton, Turnbull ACs, 500 Miles to Memphis, The Sundresses, Straw Boss, Junior Revolution and Liz Bowater.

Applications will be accepted in person at any of the following, upcoming RTMC events;

Saturday August 30 at Southgate House, Dog Days of Summer Show

Saturday October 3 at Southgate House, First Annual White Trash Bash.

or by mail at 816 Main Street #1, Covington, KY 41011

These grants are to be used to offset the costs of producing and recording original music by local artists/bands.

To Apply:
–You must be based out of The Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Area
–You must be 18 years of age.

Provide the following:

–Send a sample of 2-3 songs on CD (can be bare bones-nuthin’ fancy-we just need to be able to hear your songs). Please include typed lyrics.
–Provide an estimated budget for your recording project. Show us you’ve done the ground work—i.e. estimated cost for studio time, packaging, mastering, etc. If you have already started on your project include copies of receipts.
–Band Bio and Website information.
–The Grant winner will be announced in November of 2008.

Recipients are asked to agree to two terms if awarded a grant;

1. The project will be completed and released within one calendar year of receiving the funds.
2. Recipient must agree to mention The Red MacCormack Recording Grant, in the liner notes of the project. If this is a problem do not apply for the funds.

Winner will be determined by a committee organized by The Rivertown Music Club.

Questions can be directed to Kelly at [email protected]