Music Canada Live’s third annual general meeting was held on Monday, September 18th in Toronto’s Velvet Underground, continuing its tradition of bringing together Canada’s live music stakeholders to dialogue on key issues, activities, highlights and successes of the association. This year featured a compelling interview with Vice Media’s […]
Exactly one year ago on December 8, 2015, Music Canada released “Live Music Measure’s Up: An Economic Impact Analysis of Live Music in Ontario“.
“The release of Live Music Measures Up in December 2015 was a critical turning point for live music in Ontario, and across the country.” says Erin Benjamin, […]
Music Canada Live salutes Premier Christy Clark and her BC Government today as they announced plans for a one-time $15 million dollar investment towards the creation of a BC Music Fund today during the launch of Music Canada’s BC’s Music Sector: From Adversity to Opportunity report. “With thanks […]
MUSIC CANADA Releases “Live Music Measures Up: An Economic Impact Analysis of Live Music in Ontario”
Music Canada has released “Live Music Measure’s Up: An Economic Impact Analysis of Live Music in Ontario” today at a special launch held in Toronto.
“What we have now,” said Music Canada Live Board Chair Jesse Kumagai, “owing incredible thanks to Music Canada for their initiative, is a snapshot that confirms what we’ve all suspected for years – […]
Music New Brunswick releases economic impact report, concert promotion and performance take centre stage
“The live music sector was by far the most important source of revenue and income for music artists, businesses and professionals in New Brunswick. Accounting for nearly 70% of revenues for music businesses and professionals, live music is exceedingly vital for the industry and highly concentrated; with the […]
UK Music publishes Measuring Music 2015 – an annual economic study that reveals the true scale of the UK music’s vast contribution to the UK economy.
The live music sector saw the biggest area of growth in both GVA and employment in 2014. This is as a result of […]
Statistics Canada reports that the total operating revenue for promoters (presenters) of performing arts, sports and similar events, spectator sports, independent artists, writers and performers and for agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers and other public figures was $7.7 billion in 2013 with total operating expenses of $6.9 billion…
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The Taskforce has also found signs of market failure within the music industry. The research and development function that grassroots music venues undertake has not been properly supported. There is now a need to rebuild London’s grassroots venues and invest in new talent so that all parts of […]
Board and Members gathered in Toronto on June 18th to celebrate the achievements of the association in its first year of operation. “Launching Success”, the inaugural annual report, highlights the activities of the 2014_15 fiscal year and underscores immediate priorities identified in the strategic plan. Read the […]
Today at MIDEM, Music Canada and IFPI release the long-anticipated Music Cities report. Click here to read more.