UnisonFund Holiday Schmoozefest Music Industry Party

The Unison Holiday Social is a chance to celebrate the season (and network!) with notable Canadian music professionals and artists at Toronto’s Spice Route Bistro+Bar.

A $25 ticket goes to support Unison’s programs.

About Unison:  Unison Benevolent Fund is a non-profit, registered charity that provides counselling and emergency relief services to […]

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Group Marketing Project Opportunity

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 […]

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Regional Advisory Council Program Launches

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.

The purpose of a Regional […]

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Event Industries Churn $7.7B, Stats Canada Reports

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…

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Sheffield positioned as one of the UK’s leading ‘Music Cities’

Sheffield has the potential to be the UK’s leading Music City, according to a new report commissioned by the University of Sheffield.

Music: A snapshot of Sheffield’s music sector (PDF, 2.8MB), was compiled and written by Sheffield’s Sensoria Festival. Building on Sheffield’s famous musical heritage, the report outlines how […]

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