Breakout West Now Accepting Submissions

BreakOut West is heading to Regina, SK – October 13 – 16, 2016 and submissions are now open!


BreakOut West Festival

Western Canadian Music Awards

Western Canadian Music Industry Awards

Breakout West has revamped WCMA categories – check them all out here.

The new categories better reflect […]

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Music PEI Now Accepting Submissions

Submissions are now open for 2016 Music PEI Awards and Showcases for the May Run Music Festival. Apply using the official submission forms listed below.

Application deadline is February 19, 2016 at 5:00 pm AT. You must be a current Music PEI member to apply.

Click here to submit for […]

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Music Canada Live’s 2015 Look Back in FYI Music News

FYI Music News recently published a look back at our first year of operation with Executive Director, Erin Benjamin.

“It’s been an action-packed first-year, due in large part to the generous support from and partnership with Music Canada as well as the Ontario Media Development Corporation.  And momentum is […]

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Toronto Music Advisory Council Noise By-Law Review

The City of Toronto continues it’s noise by-law review in the month of February with a critical consultation taking place Feb 17th, 6:30pm – 8:00 pm, Committee Room 1, City Hall.  The deadline for written submissions with expression concerns and recommendations maintains the same date of Feb 17. […]

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New Destination Canada Program Launched, Deadlines Announced

“Connecting America” is Destination Canada’s marketing initiative launching in the US in the spring of 2016. With businesses and destinations across the country, Destination Canada is looking to engage American travellers, inviting them to Look Up, and motivating them to see Canada as the destination to visit on their […]

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3 Cheap Touches That Improve Artist Experience in Your Small Venue

Courtesy of Brad Ferguson / Production Manager,  FOH Tech

As a former tour manager and front of house technician, I’ve been in a lot of different venues in a lot of different places of all sizes and conditions.  While each venue offers a unique experience for both fans and artists alike, […]

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Why Hire an Apprentice?

What you need to know

Tradespeople and their apprentices are also key components of the landscape of live music. Some of the many skilled trades involved in music festivals across Ontario include heavy equipment operators who prepare the land and transport the equipment, carpenters who build the elaborate stages […]

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