Growing the Music Industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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 he 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 […]

MusicNL Announces Award Show Co-hosts

For Immediate ReleaseNews ReleaseJanuary 26, 2021 For more information contact:Mia Penney(709) 754- 2574mia@musicnl.ca PETRINA BROMLEY & PHIL CHURCHILL TO HOST MUSICNL AWARD SHOW 2021 Come From Away’s Petrina Bromley and Phil Churchill of The Once will co-host MusicNL’s 28th Award Show.  Available world-wide, the Award Show streams Sunday, February 7th at 7 p.m. on MusicNL’s YouTube channel and […]

The Show Must Go On

THE SHOW MUST GO ON WITH DAMHNAIT DOYLE ST. JOHN’S, NL – There is no easy road to recovery, and life as a musician can include unique challenges. But today, there are more and more artists turning away from the drug and alcohol-fueled lifestyle that often follows life on the road. Join us Thursday, January […]