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Cafe Oto starts grant scheme for promoters and artists

Cafe Oto is starting a grant scheme for promoters and artists, and has an open call out for submissions. Four proposals will each receive £1500 to put on their event or series of events, plus free use of Cafe Oto for up to four evenings, and support with promotion and organisation. The promoter will also receive 100% of the ticket sales.

Proposals should include a one page outline explaining the event, plus links to the artists you plan to invite and a budget taking into account the £1500 grant and projected ticket sales.

Oto wants to hear from people with no previous experience booking shows, and events of any description are welcome, although all artists involved in proposed events must be based in the UK. Send submissions and questions to promotersandartistsfund@otoprojects.org. Deadline for submissions 1 May.