Internal Funding


December 7

FUNDING: Artist Development

This funding supports artists in all stages of project development from creation to marketing. Diverse artists and genres in demos, EP's, full-length sound recordings, marketing and promotion materials are eligible.

FUNDING: MUSICNL MARKET ACCESS

This touring funding is designed to assist export-ready, independent artist development outside of the province; to increase awareness locally, nationally and internationally of provincially produced music as an art form and as a viable industry

FUNDING: MUSICNL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

This funding program is designed to provide assistance to members to improve creative skills, to gain greater knowledge of the music industry and to conduct business that seeks to promote and market MusicNL members outside the province

External Funding


May 31

FACTOR: Artist Development /Juried Sound Recording

May 25

FACTOR ARTIST DEVELOPMENT (MAY 25)

The Artist Development Program offers a $2,000 subsidy toward one year of artist development activities including sound recording, touring & showcasing, video production, marketing and promotion.

May 25

FACTOR JURIED SOUND RECORDING (MAY 25)

The Juried Sound Recording program contributes toward the cost of acquiring, producing and marketing a full length album. Submissions are assessed by an independent jury of music industry professionals. With your application, you must submit:

April 6

CANADA COUNCIL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

April 6

CANADA COUNCIL CONCEPT TO REALIZATION PROJECT GRANTS

Awards and Showcases


September 19

A3C FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS (SEPT 19)

Founded in 2005, the A3C Festival & Conference has grown from a local showcase to become one of the most important hip-hop events of the year, which is commonly referred to as “Hip-Hop’s Family Reunion." All 3 Coasts (A3C) gather annually in Atlanta to connect, create and build together.

August 15

Folk Alliance International SHOWCASE APPLICATIONS OPEN

The Folk Alliance International showcase applications are now open.

August 7

HILLSIDE FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS (AUG 7)

Set in a beautiful, accessible conservation area with campgrounds on Guelph Lake, our summer festival is world-renowned as one of Canada’s most progressive, environmentally conscious, completely non-commercial community celebrations. We create a village on Guelph Lake Island that we fill with music, dance, drumming, food, crafts, and more. Join us on the Island this summer! July 13 – 15, 2018

August 1

TORONTO INDIE MUSIC AWARD SUBMISSIONS (AUG 1)

TIMA is a homegrown annual award ceremony and series of showcases with a mandate to provide independent musicians with a platform to attain the knowledge and tools for success. It was created in 2004 by Dani Oliva to support independent musicians. TIMA is free for musicians that reside in the Province of Ontario.

July 31

ICELAND AIRWAVES SUBMISSIONS (JULY 31)

Other Opportunities


May 31

Invitation for Canadian Musicians to join the Canada C3 Expedition!

Canada C3 – A Canada 150 Signature Project   From Geoff Green, C.M. Expedition Leader, Canada C3 Founder & Executive Director, Students on Ice Foundation; “It is my pleasure to invite Canadian musicians to join the Canada C3 – Coast to Coast to Coast expedition, a Canada 150 signature project taking place in 2017, led by … Continued

May 27

Mr. H Presents… Make Music Happen Conference 4

   Mr. H Presents… Make Music Happen Conference (4) at Corner Brook Regional High   Contact: Paul Heppleston B.A., B.Ed. Company: Mr. H Presents Phone: 709-640-7625 Email: paul.heppleston@gmail.com Location: Corner Brook Regional High Date: Saturday, May 27th and Sunday, May 28th Mr. H Presents, in partnership with MusicNL, is holding the fourth Make Music Happen songwriting … Continued

May 19

MusicNL Is Hiring!

MUSICNL IS HIRING FOR MUSICNL WEEK 2017!   VOLUNTEER, YOUTH ENGAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION – 1 POSITION Duration:       52 weeks Wage:           $524.00 per week Employer:      Music Industry Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (Music NL) We will need one (1) candidate who will identify the volunteer requirements for the full … Continued

May 15

FolkNorth 2017 – Dec 1-3 – Toronto – Showcase Applications Open Until May 15

3 Days,  30 Showcases, 30 Export Buyers December 1 to December 3, 2017 Toronto, ON As part of its ongoing work to build the Canadian folk music industry, Folk Music Canada is proud to announce the second edition of FolkNorth, an export-focused showcase event taking place in Toronto from December 1 to 3, 2017.    The … Continued

May 5

Bell Media Songwriter’s Challenge

The Bell Media Songwriter Challenge is an opportunity for songwriters across the province of Newfoundland and Labrador to hone their skills via a series of engaging workshops and panels with renowned industry professionals. The two-day event culminates in a Songwriters’ Circle that is open to the public on Sunday, June 4, 2017.

April 28

CCMA SPOTLIGHT PERFORMANCE CONTEST

MusicNL is running a contest in tandem with the Canadian Country Music Association ® (CCMA®) for your chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play alongside Canada's brightest country music stars and most cherished legends during the Canadian country music industry's largest annual event.

MusicNL Open Mic Night @ the ship pub

MusicNL and the legendary Ship Pub have gotten together to host a weekly open mic where anyone of any style can come and share their music. Whether you are a first time performer wondering how to break into the scene or a seasoned vet just looking to test out and workshop a new tune, this is the stage for you!

ECMA Conference in Saint John, New Brunswick

The 2017 ECMAs – Industry Conference powered by Marcato Our Music Means Business. The 2017 ECMAs Industry Conference is the premiere destination for all Atlantic Canadian artists and industry professionals. It is a place for artists and members to connect with international guest delegates and educators, offer mentorship and be mentored by peers and industry experts, and … Continued

MUSIC VIDEO INCUBATOR: A PARTNERSHIP PROJECT OF THE NICKEL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL AND MUSICNL

UPLOAD APPLICATION HERE CALL FOR PARTICIPATION MAY/JUNE 2017 The Nickel & MusicNL Music Video Incubator is an exciting new project to help local artists create high quality music videos. Evolving out of the 48 HR Challenge, this incubator encourages networking across disciplines, and fosters the development and talent of filmmakers in our province while also … Continued

Open Mic @ The Ship

Every Monday night, MusicNL presents a weekly open mic night at The Ship Pub (265 Duckworth Street)   Every week, one of our members will kick off the night with a couple songs, then open up the stage to anyone who wants to get up and play a tune (or two or three!).   It’s a … Continued

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