CMW and Music Canada Live Announce 1st Annual Live Music Awards

Canadian Music Week 2016 (CMW) announces the first annual Live Music Industry Awards.  Join us on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel to celebrate the best of the live music business sector.

Created by Canadian Music Week in partnership with the International Festival Network (IFN) […]

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Music Canada Live Welcomes New Government

Music Canada Live and Canada’s live music stakeholders congratulate Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party, and look forward to working with them on continuing the entrench the value of live music here at home and around the world.

“The Liberal Party’s arts and culture platform, their commitment to […]

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Three Things: David Pay, Music on Main (Vancouver)

Photo: Sven Boecker

David Pay is the founder and Artistic Director of Music on Main in Vancouver. The Georgia Straight writes that his programming “espouses the values of range, diversity, and excellence — words that should be a mantra for all arts producers in our post-millennial, multicultural […]

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Music Canada Live: Making a Difference

Music Canada Live supports live music in Canada. Here’s an example of how…

In June, an East Coast festival promoter faced a challenge. His insurance company pulled his (3rd annual) heavy metal festival’s policy mere weeks before the event, citing concern over the liquor selling arrangement and the fact […]

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Member Profile: Lula Music + Arts

Lulaworld Opening Night 2014 – Kobotown, Photographer: Anna Encheva

Meet Tracy Jenkins of Lula Music & Arts Centre, home to great live salsa, jazz, Brazilian, African and world music.  Lula is a unique experience for concert goers with dinner and dance lessons occurring every weekend as well […]

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Canada’s Upcoming Federal Election

Music Canada Live will be actively working with the industry to ensure that key issues that impact the live and broader music sectors are on the election agenda. Everyone can play a part in helping to make sure our elected representatives understand the value and importance of the […]

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Three Things: Winnipeg Folk Festival – July 9 to 12, 2015

Legendary British Songwriter Robyn Hitchcock with The Sadies, Geoff Hilhorst of the Deep Dark Woods, and Chris Frayer, Winnipeg Folk Festival Artistic Director after their commissioned performance of The Bands 3rd album “Stage Fright” a performance exclusive to Winnipeg Folk Fest which is known for unique, […]

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