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Upcoming FREE Webinar: “Get Your Songs on the Radio – Expert Advice from Alan Cross”

Monday, June 13th, 2016

ImprimirCanadian Musician magazine has announced its next free webinar, which will feature CM Editor Andrew King hosting music and radio guru Alan Cross as they discuss how radio programmers think and how and why bands can get their songs on the radio. This free one-hour webinar with be held live on Tuesday, July 5th and 7 p.m. ET.


There’s nothing like tuning in and hearing YOUR song all over the radio. Sure, there are more ways than ever for people to consume music, but terrestrial radio is still one of the biggest drivers of music discovery and a potentially lucrative revenue stream for artists.

Being added to regular rotation by a radio station is certainly no easy feat – especially in today’s industry, where the competition for any kind of attention is fierce. But Canadian broadcast industry veteran Alan Cross has plenty of great advice to give you the best chance of landing a spot on the charts. He has decades of experience behind the mic and choosing which songs hit the air and which don’t, and is sharing that valuable advice in this FREE webinar.

You’ll learn:
-what makes a great radio single
-how to best pitch your music to stations
-how stations choose what gets added to rotation
-how radio play can benefit your career

…and much more!

Visit for tips to get the most our of your webinar experience, PLUS a list of recommended titles for further reading from our staff and presenters.

About The Presenters: 

Alan Cross is an internationally known broadcaster, writer, blogger, and speaker. He’s STILL hosting the nationally-syndicated radio show, “The Ongoing History of New Music,” and runs his popular music blog, A Journal of Musical Things. For more, visit or follow @alancross on Twitter.

Andrew King is the Editor of Canadian Musician, as well as Canadian Music Trade, Professional Sound, and Professional Lighting & Production magazines. He also co-hosts Canadian Musician Radio. He has given presentations and sat on panels at events including ECMA, the Halifax Pop Explosion, and many others.




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