“Assessing the live music industry in BC has never been more important. There’s a wealth of talent, vision and drive in the province that will benefit from informed direction for positive growth, and this study is a big first step toward that goal.” – Nate Sabine, Director […]
The Office of the Attorney General (ON) released the new Ticket Sales Act (formerly the Ticket Speculation Act) proposed legislation on October 5, 2017, as part of a larger consumer protection bill. Key highlights in the proposed legislation include:
Banning ticket “bots”
Capping the resale price of tickets at 50% above […]
…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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Music Canada Live would like to continue to encourage our members and supporters to take advantage of the “Have your say” section of the web-portal for Canadian Heritage’s consultation on “Canadian Content in a Digital World”. It presents users with both a long consultation paper and a shorter […]
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.