Canadian Music Week Announces 2017 Conference Dates

Our members, Canadian Music Week, are pleased to announce the 35th installment will take place April 18-22, 2017. Recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. The Canadian Music Week festival spans 4 nights of performances, with over 800 […]

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Article: Over Half of Canadian Music Spending On Live Music

“While music listening in Canada remains as popular as it ever has been, driven by new music services and great new music by homegrown superstar artists (Drake, Bieber [and] The Weeknd to name a few)”, says market research firm Nielsen in its third Music 360 Canada report, released on Thursday, “what continues […]

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Women In Music Live Music 101

Music Canada Live is proud to sponsor Women In Music Canada ‘s Live Music 101 Event on Wednesday June 22 at Adelaide Hall.

Established in 2012, Women in Music Canada is a federally registered non-profit organization dedicated to fostering equality in the music industry through the support and advancement […]

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Creative BC announces Advisory Committee to support BC Music Fund

Creative BC has appointed an Advisory Committee for the newly created BC Music Fund. This new fund, announced back in February, was created to help Creative BC foster economic development of the music industry. It aims to do so through direct investment opportunities, job creation, increased live music […]

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Winners Announced for the 1st Live Music Industry awards


Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce the winners of the 1st Annual Live Music Industry Awards, which took place today at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Presented by El Mocambo, The Live Music Industry Awards celebrate the best of the live music business sector and highlight CMW’s […]

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Breakout West’s Western Canadian Music Awards Nominees Announced

Members, Breakout West have announced their full list of nominees for both the creative and industry awards at this year’s Western Canadian Music Awards during the Breakout West conference and festival.

Congratulations to all who are nominated.  We’d like to extend special congratulations to our members with nominated talent including:

United Talent […]

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Live Music Industry Urged to Participate in Heritage Consultation

On April 22nd the Department of Canadian Heritage announced the launch of consultations regarding the review of major cultural policy frameworks including the Broadcasting Act, Copyright Act, Telecommunications Act, CRTC, CBC, NFB, Telefilm Canada, Canada Council for the Arts and the Canada Music Fund.

Minister Joly seeks to establish […]

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Music Canada Live Seeking Submissions for Marketing Initiative

Music Canada Live, the voice of the live music industry in Canada, is seeking a creative plan to raise awareness of its efforts.  We are requesting proposals from  creative firms to fulfill these marketing initiatives.

See below link for full details:

Music Canada Live Marketing RFP


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ECMA announces landmark partnerships to help strengthen future of Atlantic Canadian music sector

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) unveiled a series of landmark partnerships with the music industry associations from five regions, Music Canada, and Music Canada Live this weekend in an effort to help strengthen the future of Atlantic Canada’s music sector.

The cross-provincial effort brings together MusicNL, Music Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative, Music / Musique […]

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East Coast Music Awards Winners Announced

Members East Coast Music Association completed their East Coast Music Week and awards in Sydney NS.  Music Canada Live wants to congratulate East Coast Music Association on a successful event as well as our members with talent who took home awards.

We’re happy to extend our heartfelt congratulations to […]

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