Application form: Artists on board program

Important note: all applications will be responded to within a six (6) week period. Please take note that, due to internal constraints, VIA Rail is unfortunately unable to accommodate requests for additional feedback regarding applications not retained.

 

Please note that unless otherwise stated, all fields are mandatory.

Main applicant information

Format: +1 (555) 666-7777
Format: yourname@example.com
(Street number, street name, #apt)
Format: A1A 1A1 or 12345
Are you a Canadian Citizen?:
Have you previously participated in the Artists on board Program?:
Have you previously applied to the Artists on board Program?:
Is there a 2nd applicant?: (Note: a second musician may not be added at a later date)

Second Applicant Information

Format: +1 (555) 666-7777
Format: yourname@example.com
(Street number, street name, #apt):
Format: A1A 1A1 or 12345
Are you a Canadian Citizen?:
Has second applicant previously participated in the Artists on board Program?:
Has second applicant previously applied to the Artists on board Program?:

Band information

Note: If your standard performances are not generally presented to our ‘audience’ demographics, please provide further indication of your repertoire and flexibility by including specific comments in the provided space below, attaching additional samples, including references, etc. Assessment is based on relevance to our product (destinations) and passengers. All requests must be complete when sent.
Please note that only PDF or Word files are accepted. Your form will not get sent if you attempt to upload other types of files. Additional supporting materials such as samples, press kits, etc, should be sent to the program email after submitting this application.
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: doc docx pdf.

Desired Travel Itinerary

Type of itinerary requested:

I understand that...

The train is a unique environment wich requires flexibility, specifically relating to timing, location & content of performance:
Performers must be professionally engaging in order to connect with and interest passengers:
Each performance should be as unique as possible, since audience members may repeat:
Passengers demographics vary and, therefore, performances should be geared to a diverse audience:
Performances must be acoustic only:
Accommodations are subject to on board availability at time of booking:
Meals may not be included in the provided accommodations (meals are subject to accomodation):
Any change to the requested itinerary will result in the reassessment of the application:
VIA may use your name, photos and video material made in the context of your performance and/or that you may send to VIA, for communications, advertising or other purposes, and may link to your website (if applicable):

I agree to...

Provide three (3) 45-minute on board performances per day of travel:
Provide up to two (2) 20-minute station performances per one-way trip:
Include covers songs, with a particular focus on Canadian material, in each set:
limit alcohol consumption while on board and abstain from all consumption during performances:
Adhere to the proposed attire (Business-casual or semi-casual attire):
Provide a post-trip report and picture:

I agree not to...

Video tape, record or take pictures of passengers or VIA employees:
Verbally promote the sale of any merchandise including CDs:
Solicit passengers, neither verbally, nor through the use of a tip jar: