The Music Roundtable

Artist’s Legal Services and eOne have joined forces to present a FREE Music Roundtable at the Rivoli on Thursday, January 30th.  This will be a networking event to connect emerging artists with experienced industry professionals.  Reserve your spot here.

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Digital Media at the Crossroads

Music Canada Live is proud to be a sponsor of the fourth annual DM@X conference that will be held on January 27 at the University of Toronto.  The focus of this year’s conference will be on:

Strengthening Canadian Content Creation, Discovery and Export

How to Find and […]

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SOCAN Research:  Most Young Canadians Want to Live in Music Cities

On January 9, SOCAN released research findings indicating that seven in ten city-welling Canadians under the age of 35 feel it’s important to live in a neighbourhood with a vibrant local arts scene that includes live music.  We couldn’t agree more. Read more about the research and SOCAN’s […]

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Neilsen’s 2017 Canada Music Year-End Report

Neilsen’s 2017 Canada Music Year-End Report tells a good news story of an industry that experienced record consumption, growth in live music attendance and a new class of emerging artists.  Stay tuned for an announcement of a special discount to purchase the study for Music Canada Live Members.

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2017 Pollstar Year End Edition

The 2017 Pollstar Year End Edition was a “record crushing year for the concert business”, marking revenue increases of 15.8% for the top 100 worldwide tours.  Congratulations to our members for their amazing successes in 2017:

Live Nation, ranked #1 worldwide in theTop 200 Rankings for Promoters
BC Place, ranked #1 […]

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Welcome Kate Kristiansen!

Music Canada Live is delighted to welcome Kate Kristiansen as our Communications Consultant:

Owner of an independent marketing consultancy with over 19 years’ experience across—small business, corporate, non-profit, entertainment: venue, promoter, and agency, along with arts and culture organizations. “Live music is so important to the cultural and economic […]

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2018 – Priorities and Planning

In 2018, Music Canada Live will continue to work to ensure that we:

Develop and deliver programs and activities deemed priorities by members
Be an effective and persistent advocate on behalf of our members and live music
Bring the live music sector together on key issues and challenges, and be the united […]

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2017 Year in Review – Partnerships

Over the course of 2017 Music Canada Live fostered existing and new key and innovative partnerships.  From sitting on panels, sponsoring awards, to creating full blown events we made a lot of friends this year! Thank you to each and every partner for your role in celebrating and championing […]

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2017 Year in Review – British Columbia Music Study

On October 18, 2017, Music Canada Live announced that it is conducting an Economic Impact Assessment of BC’s Live Music Sector.  The study is being facilitated by Nordicity and will focus on the live music sector by profiling BC-based venues, festivals and promoters.  In addition to analyzing the economic […]

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2017 Year in Review – Secondary Ticketing

Secondary ticketing legislation and educating governments was a major preoccupation of the association in 2017. We expect other provinces to look to Music Canada Live for continued leadership on behalf of the sector. 

The Ticket Sales Act – Ontario

Bill 166 – The Ticket Sales Act was passed on December 13. […]

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