Music Canada Live Announces Toronto Regional Advisory Council

March 6th, 2017

In light of growing concern around the health, sustainability and future of Toronto’s live music venues, Music Canada Live is immediately convening a  Regional Advisory Council (RAC) to examine challenges facing Toronto’s venue community.  Live music venues not only represent a critical aspect of Toronto’s cultural […]

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2017 Live Music Awards Nominees Announced

Canadian Music Week & Music Canada Live are proud to announce the nominees for the 2nd annual Live Music Industry Awards. These outstanding individuals from across the Canadian music and live industries will be honoured on Wednesday, April 19th,  2017 at 4:oo PM at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, […]

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ECMA and Music Canada Live Announce Partnership

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 – The ECMA and Music Canada Live are pleased to announce a new partnership for the 2017 East Coast Music Awards: Festival and Conference in Saint John, NB – April 26-30.

The partnership comes after the ECMA and Music Canada Live’s work throughout 2016 to […]

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City of Toronto Statement on Venue Closures

Music Canada Live thanks City of Toronto Mayor John Tory and Councillor Josh Colle (Chair of the Toronto Music Advisory Committee, TMAC) for their commitment to working to identify strategies to support live music venues.

A statement, released yesterday, responds to concerns of multiple venues closures. “We are dedicated […]

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Live Music Industry Awards – Nomination Deadline Extended


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The second annual Live Music Industry Awards will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel to celebrate the best of the live music business sector.

For more information, contact Music Canada […]

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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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