“The live music sector was by far the most important source of revenue and income for music artists, businesses and professionals in New Brunswick. Accounting for nearly 70% of revenues for music businesses and professionals, live music is exceedingly vital for the industry and highly concentrated; with the […]
The Government of Ontario, through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, is seeking public input as it works to develop its first cultural strategy for the province. This strategy will also serve as a guide for future government support for the cultural sector, through the principles and […]
The Ontario Live Music Working Group, in partnership with Music Canada Live, is currently seeking expressions of interest from Ontario-based 2016 summer festivals and/or series to participate in a collaborative marketing initiative. The goal of the marketing initiative is to promote the Province of Ontario as a live music destination for […]
Music Canada Live is pleased to announce the launch its first advocacy program, the Regional Advisory Council Program with the first Council’s in BC and Quebec. The program has been inspired by recommendations from the Music Cities framework, and the work of Music Canada.
Statistics Canada reports that the total operating revenue for promoters (presenters) of performing arts, sports and similar events, spectator sports, independent artists, writers and performers and for agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers and other public figures was $7.7 billion in 2013 with total operating expenses of $6.9 billion…
The Taskforce has also found signs of market failure within the music industry. The research and development function that grassroots music venues undertake has not been properly supported. There is now a need to rebuild London’s grassroots venues and invest in new talent so that all parts of […]