News | May 10, 2017

ECMA 2017 Travel Subsidy

Please submit your ECMA travel expense Claim and a description of your activities during East Coast Music Week 2017 in Saint John, New Brunswick to info@musicnl.ca by May 19, 2017. Travel subsidies will be available for all MusicNL members supporting them to attend the ECMA Conference up to a maximum of 50%. Under this program a percentage … Continued

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Member News | May 8, 2017

MAKE MUSIC HAPPEN CONFERENCE!

Mr. H Presents, in partnership with MusicNL, is holding the fourth Make Music Happen songwriting conference, an annual event during which aspiring songwriters develop their ideas with well-established artists. Through a variety of workshop sessions, students will work with professionals to hone their craft, receive guidance on writing and performing, and have a chance to showcase their talents with their peers.

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Opportunities | May 4, 2017

MUSICNL WEEK 2017 TO HONOUR 25 YEARS AND FEATURE EXPORT BUYERS PROGRAM

MusicNL recognizes the need to attract key industry members from international markets to Newfoundland and Labrador and seek out relevant professionals for the export development program to be presented at MusicNL Week 2017. In honour of the 25th anniversary, MusicNL will be inviting 25 export buyers from Europe, Canada and the United States to attend MusicNL Week and seek out talent from this region. MusicNL invites export ready artists to apply for export showcases. As in past years, there will be juried showcases for which applicants are not required to be export ready. Applications for nominations and showcases will be open from May 15 to June 30, 2017. Details on eligibility for the various programs can be found online at www.musicnl.ca

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Member News | April 7, 2017

Just Dropped: Informants release ‘Uprising’

With major success from Informants’ EP, Ezekiel, Newfoundland worship band is releasing their new full-length album Uprising. The band has funded the release partially through their IndieGoGo campaign, which raised over $16k. This project encompasses all the creativity of the four members of the band, as well as their message.

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| March 31, 2017

Music canada live: advocacy alert

A major announcement regarding the Ottawa music industry was made today during the “Ottawa as a Music City” panel, produced by the 2017 JUNO Host Committee. Mayor Jim Watson announced that the city will, in collaboration with the industry and the municipality, commit to the development and execution of a music strategy for the region.

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| April 6, 2017

UNISON BENEVOLENT FUND OFFERS INSURANCE TO MUSIC WORKERS

Unison exists to make sure short-term crisis don’t become career-enders for Canadian music workers—but we are not alone in that goal! We are proud to announce two new partnerships with organizations that share that purpose: Arts & Entertainment Plan® and Front Row.

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Opportunities | June 14, 2017

MUSICNL BELL MEDIA SONGWRITING CHALLENGE!

GEAR UP FOR THE MUSICNL BELL MEDIA SONGWRITING CHALLENGE!

The annual MusicNL/Bell Media Songwriting Challenge will take place June 2-4, 2017. The 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.

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