The Ontario Music Fund (OMF), administered by the Ontario Music Office, is aimed at strengthening and stimulating growth in Ontario’s music companies and supporting this growing sector. The fund is designed to drive activity and investment and to support Ontario’s music companies and organizations in expanding their economic […]
Music Canada Live salutes Premier Christy Clark and her BC Government today as they announced plans for a one-time $15 million dollar investment towards the creation of a BC Music Fund today during the launch of Music Canada’s BC’s Music Sector: From Adversity to Opportunity report. “With thanks […]
From Coachella, Glastonbury, and Stagecoach to Governors Ball, Lollapalooza, and Ultra, music festivals clearly play a role in the economies of cities. They bring in huge numbers of tourists and revenue, attract large audiences, create significant platforms for musicians, and help to build city brands.
Jonathan R. Wynn—a sociologist […]
FYI Music News has published Music Canada Live’s concerns over the Canadian Dollar exchange.
“While Canadians are poised to enjoy a great summer of music from some very big names as concerts and festivals are being announced, this flurry of activity shouldn’t be seen as an indication that all […]
TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2016: Music Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Terrill as Executive Vice President. Terrill, who joined Music Canada in August 2010, has been promoted to the new position from her previous role as the organization’s Vice President Public Affairs. Music Canada is […]
“From getting his foot in the door at Billy Idol’s management company in New York in 1982 to becoming the head of Publicity & Radio Promotion at Attic Records before joining Warner, Steve has been in the industry for more than 30 years,” Kane said, according to FYI Music News. “His […]
Days after The City of St. John’s announced it would cut funding to The Arts by 50%, today, at the first council meeting of the new year, the City of St. John’s council reversed its decision.
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As part of the Ontario government’s first Cultural Strategy consultation, Music Canada Live was pleased to submit the following letter;
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The Collaborative Marketing Initiative initiated by the Ontario Live Music Working Group, in partnership with Music Canada Live has continued work on the pilot project, the goal of which is to promote the province of Ontario as a live music destination to key/specific markets outside of Ontario.
After receiving multiple submissions from summer music festivals and series, we […]
The Toronto Music Advisory Council (TMAC), in collaboration with the City of Toronto, has released a draft of a Toronto Music Strategy for public consultation. When complete, the strategy will help guide the growth and development of Toronto’s music sector going forward.
The Toronto Music Strategy identifies six major strategic areas for focus […]