Welcome Jane Cada-Sharp!

Music Canada Live is pleased to announce a new addition to the team :

Jane Cada-Sharp, former General Manager of Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alberta, has taken on the role of Membership Consultant for Music Canada Live.  With more than 20 years spent in the world of events, […]

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Paul Shaffer to host 2017 Live Music Industry Awards

Canadian Music Week announces Paul Shaffer as host of the 2017 Live Music Industry Awards.

Toronto, Jan 13, 2017 – For 33 years Paul Shaffer served as David Letterman’s musical director and sidekick.

Paul began his career in 1972 as musical director of the […]

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2016 Year In Review

As 2016 comes to a close, we take a look back at highlights of Music Canada Live’s second year in operation. Thank you to our founding members, members and many stakeholders who continue to support the association and recognize the value and power of a united, clear voice for Canada’s […]

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ONtour Request For Bids

Music Canada Live would like to share information with its Ontario music industry contacts on a procurement opportunity recently posted on the Province of Ontario’s online bidding portal for procurement competitions within the government of Ontario and Broader Public Sector (BPS) Entities .



A Request for Bids (RFB) […]

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BC Music Fund: New Programs Announced for Live

On Thursday, December 15th Creative BC and the Province of British Columbia announced additional BC Music Fund programs. A total of $3.8 million has been allocated for three new programs: live music, research and industry initiatives. Of this, $2.5 million has been directed to Live Music-specific programs which will […]

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Anniversary of Bench Mark Study Celebrated by the Live Music Sector

Exactly one year ago on December 8, 2015, Music Canada released “Live Music Measure’s Up: An Economic Impact Analysis of Live Music in Ontario“.

“The release of Live Music Measures Up in December 2015 was a critical turning point for live music in Ontario, and across the country.” says Erin Benjamin, […]

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New BC Music Fund programs

Creative BC, with industry consultation and feedback,  has developed six new funding programs to support all aspects of BC’s Music Industry, including a live music program.

This Live Music Program supports BC-based live music events, creating engagement opportunities for audiences and artists. Funding also supports business development initiatives for […]

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We’re Behind The People, Behind Live Music

Exactly 2 years ago to the day, Music Canada Live set up shop. Founded in 2014 as a champion for the collective mission of the live music industry, Music Canada Live has worked to be the expert resource for our members, including concert promoters, festivals, presenters, venues, agents, ticketing companies, […]

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