Break Out West; Day 4

Sleeping did not happen, yet again, for any decent length of time. However, I did wake up far less tired than yesterday. Fingers crossed for tonight. I went to 3 panels today, the first of which covered the ins and outs of making the trip across the border for tours and festivals. Having gone through this in 2012, I remember the process pretty well. In fact, I dedicated an entire blog series to the conception and execution of that U.S. tour because it was such a huge deal. The legal end of it is pretty interesting. In a nutshell, there’s a fantastic organization called the CFM (Canadian Federation of Musicians) who act as the middle man between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the …

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