Canadian Music Week in partnership with Music Canada Live and the International Festival Network (IFN) are now accepting nominations for the inaugural Live Music Awards, taking place during Canadian Music Week on May 7, 2016 from 11:00am to 12:30pm during the conference’s Music Summit.
The Live Music Industry Awards have announced the categories that will be honoured as part of the event on Saturday, May 7, 2016, 11:00am-12:30pm. The awards and categories aim to honour outstanding individuals and achievements in the live music business sector.
Starting March 15, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). This will include, of course, foreign artists touring in Canada.
The eTA requirement will affect travelers from roughly 50 visa-exempt countries, including France, the United Kingdom, and many […]
The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) announced today that Country Music Week 2015, hosted in the City of Halifax, exceeded economic impact estimates, delivering $11.8 million in economic activity to the Province of Nova Scotia. The event generated a total of $5.5 million in new money (GDP).
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.
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 […]