Performing Arts Tax Working Group

Withholding tax issues? Non-resident taxation have you confused? You are not alone. In order to achieve greater efficiency and better risk management in the administration of non-resident taxation, arts organizations, including Music Canada Live, came together several years ago to form the Performing Arts Tax Working Group. While progress […]

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British Columbia Live Music Research – Update

On January 9, Music Canada Live launched the first of two live music roundtables. Held in Victoria, this was an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss the state of the BC live music industry and provide invaluable insight into the challenges and opportunities therein.

The BC Music Industry Survey was also launched, […]

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British Columbia Ticketing Legislation

On January 7th, 2018, the British Columbia government announced a review of its ticketing legislation.  The government is researching options to keep access and pricing fair for consumers.  Music Canada Live will continue to advise the government as it undertakes this important process.

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Music Canada Live is a proud sponsor of the annual MEGAPHONO conference (a proud Music Canada Live member) in Ottawa, February 8-10.  This is an excellent opportunity for artists, booking agents, record labels, music publishers, film/TV music supervisors, managers, publicists and other industry folks to network, learn about various aspects of the […]

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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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