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Grossmans Tavern is one of the city’s longest-running live music venues, since 1956 and Toronto’s self-described “Home of the Blues.” Rock, folk, roots and jazz acts are also at home here, and the club’s legion of past performers…

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The Amy Louie Grossmans Music Scholarship (ALGMS) – 2018 Applications are open

ALGMS is an artist development bursary created in memory of the late Amy Louie, a member of the family that has owned Grossman’s Tavern in Toronto since 1975.

 

An annual fundraiser is hosted to present the scholarship winner $2 000 to a group or individual from the Greater Toronto Area to help advance their career.

 

2018 applications closed on September 14, 2018.

 

All submissions will be considered. A full explanation of the project and the need for funding will need to be included.

 

Priority will be given to submissions by performers and musicians that have a current relationship with Grossmans Tavern.

 

The proposal criteria should include the following:

 

  • applicants name, band name, email address, phone number and mailing address
  • links to the applicants website, Facebook and other social media
  • links for listening to the applicants music.

 

Submissions may be submitted by email to algms@grossmanstavern.com c/o The Amy Louie Grossmans Music Scholarship The proposal should be 200 words or less, attached and documented in Word or PDF format.

 

The submission period is August 6, 2018 to September 14, 2018.

 

The successful applicant will receive half the scholarship funds at the beginning of the project and the remainder on its completion. An expense budget will need to be presented prior to receipts of the funds.

 

The successful applicant will be required to participate in the 7th annual fundraiser to support ALGMS, at Grossmans, Tuesday, September 25, 2018. The scholarship presentation will be made at the fund raising event. They will also be required to help organize the 8th annual fundraiser as well as host the event in 2019.

 

The successful applicant will be chosen by a panel consisting of members of the Louie family, music industry professionals and individuals with long standing connections to Grossmans Tavern.

 

Questions regarding the submission process can be sent to algms@grossmanstavern.com

 

Past recipients include:

2017- Dan McKinnon
2016- Bad Luck Woman & Her Misfortunes
2015- Chloe Watkinson & Park Eddy
2014- Jerome Godboo
2013- The Responsables