Kudos and Congratulations

…to Ticketmaster’s Patti-Anne Tarlton, for being recognized by Billboard as one of the most powerful executives in the industry;

…to the legendary Horseshoe Tavern for 70 years of incredible live music;

—and to our own Erin Benjamin, for receiving one of Ontario’s Attorney General Yasir Naqvi’s #OC150 Awards for her service in the Ottawa […]

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Member Spotlight – You Will Love It Live

Prior to starting her artist management and booking agency ‘You Will Love It Live’ about three years ago, Genevieve Demerchant spent over fifteen years working in marketing and development for the live performing arts sector.

Her focus for You Will Love It Live is to support performing artists in […]

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Ontario Chamber of Commerce Releases New Tourism Report

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce have released a new report, a follow-up to their 2012 tourism report, Closing the Tourism Gap. It examines the state of Ontario’s tourism industry and seeks to answer the question: What steps can Ontario take to create a long-term tourism advantage?

In particular, the […]

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Music Canada’s Graham Henderson: A Manifesto for Artist Rights

Graham Henderson, President and CEO of our members Music Canada, delivered an impassioned speech entitled “The Broken Promise of a Golden Age : How creators got squeezed out in the digital era, and what can be done to restore their rights. on Nov 1 at the Economic club […]

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Hamilton Recap: Ambitious City

On Thursday, November 10, Music Canada Live’s Networking & Outreach Manager Lara Farcasan joined several other music industry leaders for Ambitious City, Hamilton Chamber of Commerce’s panel discussion for Hamilton’s Music Strategy.

Along with guest speaker, Graham Henderson, President of Music Canada, this panel, moderated by Alan Cross, […]

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London Ontario Music Venues Summit

As first of its kind, The London (ON) Venue Summit brings together venues from across the city in an effort to understand the concerns, issues, aspirations and potential for live music here in London, ON. The venue summit will offer venue owners and management an opportunity to engage […]

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Nova Ontario Arts Council’s New Online Grant Application System

Beginning mid-December 2016, applicants will be able to apply online to 2017 granting program deadlines. The new application process will be easier for applicants – eliminating the paper-driven steps that included photocopying and postage. This process will be more straightforward, efficient and cost-effective for both applicants and OAC.

In […]

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