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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New Member Discounts

As a part of our ongoing commitment to providing member benefits Music Canada Live members now can access the following discounted conference packages:

Breakout West: Eligible Members receive 10% off Breakout West
Folk Music Ontario: Members receive 25% off FMO Conference Registration
Halifax Pop Explosion: Members receive 20% off wristbands
Mundial […]

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What Happens When You Call The Unison Assistance Hotline?

Provided by Unison Benevolent Fund

The Unison Benevolent Fund is an assistance program – created and administered for the music community, by the music community – designed to provide discreet relief to music industry professionals in times of crisis. There are two distinct types of support available through the […]

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Recipient of the 2016 Estelle Klein Award, Anne Lederman

Anne Lederman is a fiddler, singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, researcher and teacher. She will receive Folk Music Ontario’s 17th annual Estelle Klein Award, which recognizes individuals or groups who have made a significant lifetime contribution to the folk music community in Ontario.

Originally from Manitoba, Anne has recorded 5 CDs […]

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5 Key Themes from the Canadian Event Safety Summit

Courtesy of Sam Slattery, Capital Presents & Janet Sellery, Sellery Health & Safety // Canadian Event Safety Alliance

On May 18, 2016, over 100 event professionals gathered in Toronto for the Inaugural Canadian Event Safety Summit. Representatives from production suppliers, event production companies, festivals, roadhouses, municipalities, colleges and […]

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Folk Music Ontario Conference Celebrates 30 Years

Ottawa-based Folk Music Ontario will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of its annual conference on October 20-23, 2016 at the Delta Ottawa City Centre.

The conference is open to festival directors and support staff, music presenters and related industry affiliates (agents, managers, publicists, buyers, promoters, etc.), artists, and music […]

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Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils Showcase Applications Now Open

The Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils (OSAC) is currently accepting applications for artists to showcase October 14 and 15 2016 in Saskatoon with possible tour dates in the 2017/2018 season. Please visit www.iwanttoshowcase.ca or www.osac.ca for complete details.
Application deadline is Monday April 25 at Midnight Mountain Time.

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