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Music Celebration Week 2024: Sep. 4 - 7

MusicNL is the Music Industry Association of Newfoundland and Labrador!

MusicNL Elects New Board of Directors

On Sunday December 5th at the Emera Innovation Exchange MusicNL elected their new board of directors. Great Governance is a priority in the new 2022-2025 Strategic Plan. The newly elected board will preserve and strengthen stakeholder confidence, provide the foundation for a high-performing organization and ensure the organization is well positioned to respond to a changing external environment. New directors include: Derrick Sturge Heather Stamp-Nunes […]

Mental Health Survey

MusicNL and It’s Mental are excited today to announce the release of a mental health survey which will be one of the building blocks for the creation of a new peer support network for the music sector in Newfoundland and Labrador. Other building blocks include equipping upwards of 30 individuals in the sector with Mental Health First […]

Federal Budget Invests in the Music Sector

MusicNL pleased with the Federal Government’s investment in the music sector in Budget 2021. Supporting Musicians and Music Venues. To help Canadian musicians, concert venues, producers, and distributors, Budget 2021 proposes to provide $70 million over three years, starting in 2021-22, to Canadian Heritage for the Canada Music Fund. This includes up to $50 million in 2021-22 to help the […]

MusicNL honours The Nain Brass Band and The Nain Moravian Church Choir with its 2020 Life Time Achievement Award

On Sunday, February 7th, The Nain Moravian Church Choir and the Nain Brass Band will be celebrated with MusicNL’s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. Two hundred and fifty years ago, in August 1771, a remarkable relationship began on the north coast of Labrador between the people of Nain and the arriving Moravian missionaries. Based on a shared […]

Two Legendary NL Recording Studios Receive MusicNL Honorary Awards For Industry Builder Of The Year

Each year the MusicNL Board of Directors present a number of Honorary Awards that acknowledge special achievement in the province’s music industry. This year the “Denis Parker Industry Builder Award” goes to two pioneer recording studios in the province:  Jack Winsor’s Echo Music and Recording Studio in St. John’s and Clode Sound Productions in Stephenville.  […]

MusicNL Honours Two Renowned Venues for Outstanding Contribution to Live Music

St. John’s, NL – The 2020 Honorary MusicNL Legacy Awards celebrate two music venues for their outstanding contribution to live music: The Strand Lounge in St. John’s and Wheeler’s Lounge in Noel’s Pond, Stephenville. For decades these two venues, strategically located on opposite sides of the Island, became the go-to performance spaces for local and touring musical […]