Member News | February 21, 2018

Peter Willie Youngtree to Participate in Canadian Songwriter Challenge in PEI

The Canadian Songwriter Challenge project pairs PEI songwriters with peers from across Canada to collaborate and co-write, culminating with presentations of the collaborations to delegates in an exclusive Listening Session.   Peter Willie Youngtree’s mixing of old folk and country motifs with modern sounds, combined with his contemplative lyrics, has earned him comparisons to Bob … Continued

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Member News | February 21, 2018

MUSIC NL MEMBER ROZALIND MACPHAIL ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH GEMEINHARDT MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, LLC

  MusicNL member, and ECMA Nominee, Rozalind MacPhail is pleased to announce a new artist partnership with Gemeinhardt Musical Instruments, LLC. It’s turning out to be a big year for NL’s flute looper, Rozalind MacPhail. She is the first-ever Canadian artist sponsored by the Gemeinhardt family, one of the music industry’s largest exclusive manufacturer of … Continued

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Member News | February 14, 2018

SOUND OF POP SIGNS HAPPY BEATS TO PUBLISHING LABEL!

    For Immediate Release February 13, 2018   NS-based Music Publishing Company Sound of Pop signs Newfoundland’s Michael Kirby (AKA Happy Beats) to Publishing Deal.   Sound of Pop signs 2017 Music NL “Electronic Artist of the Year” Happy Beats for 2016 and 2017 Albums   Wolfville, NS {February 13, 2018} Sound of Pop … Continued

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News | February 6, 2018

LEGAL CLINIC FOR ARTISTS ( FEB 21)

Date: Wednesday, February 21 Time: 1:30PM to 5PM Location: Neal Building, 50 Harbour Drive (Fourth Floor) Price: Free Are you an artist with a legal question? Get pro bono (yes that means free!) one-on-one legal consultation with a lawyer. Artists, artisans and cultural workers of all disciplines are invited to participate! Entertainment Law • Intellectual … Continued

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Member News | January 29, 2018

Newfoundland and Labrador Artists receive ECMA nods, Showcases

East Coast Music Association (ECMA) nominees and showcasers were announced today! We would like to extend our congratulations to our ECMA nominees and showcasers.   NOMINEES Matthew Byrne  Roots/Traditional Recording of the Year Earle and Coffin Blues Recording of the Year Duo Concertante Classical Recording of the Year Jason Benoit Country Recording of the Year Rozalind MacPhail Electronic Recording of the … Continued

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Member News | January 18, 2018

ECMA, Music/Musique NB, MusicNL, Music NS, and Music PEI Present the “Canadian Music. East Coast Style. Spotlight” at the 2018 Folk Alliance International Conference

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA), Music/Musique NB, MusicNL, Music NS and Music PEI are pleased to be presenting the “Canadian Music. East Coast Style Spotlight” at the 30th anniversary of the Folk Alliance International Conference (FAI) in Kansas City, Missouri from February 14th – 18th.     FAI 2018 official showcasing artists include, Matthew … Continued

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News | January 17, 2018

MusicNL Board Member recognized for “exceptional merit”

The MusicNL Board of Directors would like to extend sincere congratulations to fellow Board Member, Shelley Senior, for being appointed Queen’s Counsel. Ms. Senior is in her second term with the MusicNL Board and currently serves as Secretary to the Board. The honorary title of Queen’s Counsel recognizes senior lawyers for exceptional merit and contribution to … Continued

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Opportunities | January 18, 2018

SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR THE 2018 INDIGENOUS MUSIC AWARDS!

Submissions are now being accepted for the Indigenous Music Awards presented by Casinos of Winnipeg held at the Club Regent Event Centre in Winnipeg, MB, on May 18, 2018.   Entries from Indigenous recording artists and music industry professionals from around the world can be submitted online until February 14, 2018, for over 20 award … Continued

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Member News | January 9, 2018

Katie Power Releases new song ” Dream”

  I am so excited to share with you my very first newly released single “Dream” Recorded back in the fall with Ian Foster here in St. John’s, this song is the lead single off my debut album “Believe” which is coming up in June 2018! A combination of blues, folk, and soul. Inspirational, uplifting … Continued

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