ECMA and Music Canada Live Announce Partnership

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 – The ECMA and Music Canada Live are pleased to announce a new partnership for the 2017 East Coast Music Awards: Festival and Conference in Saint John, NB – April 26-30.

The partnership comes after the ECMA and Music Canada Live’s work throughout 2016 to produce a study examining the strengths and weaknesses of the Atlantic Canadian music industry. The study is set to be released in Spring of 2017.

Music Canada Live is the voice of Canada’s vibrant live music industry, working to advance and promote its many economic, social and cultural benefits.

Founded in 2014 as a champion for the collective mission of the live music industry, Music Canada Live is an expert resource for members, including concert promoters, festivals, presenters, venues, agents, ticketing companies, industry associations and suppliers. Advocacy efforts focus on policy advancement, funding, public awareness, research, and activities that unite, highlight and galvanize the work of the live music sector.

The partnership will see the organizations working alongside one another to better understand, support and tell the story of the live music industry in Atlantic Canada throughout the Festival and Awards.

Join ECMA and Music Canada Live in celebrating Live Music at the Industry Awards Reception when they announce the winner for the Venue of the Year Award on April 30 from 1pm – 3pm at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Saint John – Royal Ballroom A&B.


Music Canada Live Members receive 15% Discount on ECMA conference tickets. Contact Music Canada Live for more details or to redeem this offer.