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 […]
Live on the Web: How Live Streaming can enhance the experience for concert-goers, artists and fans (and your bottom line too).
Way back in 2003, Dave Ferri and his crew did their very first Live Stream from Orchard Studio. Non-stop Canadian bands and artists performed live for people around the world. It was such a huge success that OrchardTV was born and continues to showcase amazing talent (such as […]
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 […]
What is the Ontario Live Music Working Group (OLMWG)?
The purpose of the OLMWG is to support the ongoing development and implementation of a province-wide Live Music Strategy.
How is Music Canada Live involved?
Music Canada Live Executive Director, Erin Benjamin has been appointed as co-chair, working along-side Assistant Deputy Minister of […]
Courtesy of Richard Fortin / Knox Insurance – Tour Cover (MCL Member)
Question: What’s the purpose of insurance for live events? How does event insurance work?
Answer: Everything you can imagine and more could go wrong at an event or outdoor festival site – from adverse weather, accidents involving staff […]
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 […]
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 […]