December 15

BMO WINTERSET AWARD CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

The BMO Winterset Award was established to honour the memory of Sandra Fraser Gwyn, award-winning social historian who died in Toronto on May 26, 2000. An ardent advocate and promoter of Newfoundland and Labrador culture, she was granted an honorary degree from Memorial University, made a member of ArtsNL’s Hall of Honour, and an Officer … Continued

September 13

Showcase at Folk Alliance International

The Folk Alliance International Conference is the world’s largest gathering of the Folk music industry and community (crossing a diverse array of genres including Appalachian, Americana, Blues, Bluegrass, Celtic, Cajun, Global Roots, Indigenous, Old Time, Traditional, Singer-Songwriter, and Spoken Word). 2018 FAI Conference DATE: February 14-18, 2018 LOCATION: Westin Crown Center Hotel, Kansas City, MO, USA UPCOMING … Continued

July 5

Folk Music Canada – Showcase at 2017 Americana Music Conference

Showcase application: AmericanaFest  As part of its ongoing work to promote Canadian folk music to new export markets, Folk Music Canada is encouraging export-ready artists to apply for the two following opportunities: Americana Music Showcase – Friday September 15, 2017 DEADLINE: July 5, 2017 11:59 PST (ie by end of day Wednesday July 5, 2017) Cost … Continued

June 23

CANADIAN FOLK MUSIC AWARD SUBMISSIONS DUE JUNE 23/17

  The 13th edition of the Canadian Folk Music Awards weekend takes place November 18 and 19, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario. For the first time ever, the weekend’s focus events will take shape as two hosted Gala showcase open-to-the-public evenings. Final deadline is June 23, 2017   Submissions are open to Canadian artists and groups … Continued

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