News | January 16, 2020

ECMA 2020 Nominations Press Conference

Join the East Coast Music Association on Thursday, February 6 at The Rockhouse in St. John’s, NL, where the 2020 East Coast Music & Industry Award Nominations will be announced! Feauturing live performances by Weary, Rube & Rake, along with more exciting news about #ECMA2020. Follow along on Twitter: ········ Once the announcements are … Continued

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News | December 19, 2019


Travel subsidies will be available for all MusicNL members supporting them to attend the MusicNL Awards Celebration 2019, up to a maximum of 50%. Under this program a percentage of per diems, travel (if using a private vehicle, see the Government of NL Auto Reimbursement Rates) and accommodations (receipts required) will be provided. Members travelling must be a current … Continued

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News | December 6, 2019

Member Voting for the MusicNL Awards 2019 is now open!

Click here to vote (Members only)   MusicNL members can now vote on the 2019 MusicNL Awards. Log into your account and click the link to help decide which short-listed nominee will win in each respective category. Voting closes on December 31, 2019 at 11:59pm. For more general information about MusicNL memberships, see our website or … Continued

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News | December 4, 2019

MusicNL Announces 2019 Awards Nominees Short List

Wednesday, December 4 2019 – St. John’s: MusicNL is excited to announce the 2019 MusicNL Awards short list nominees. Leading the way are Jenina MacGillivray, Nick Earle, Rozalind MacPhail, and Rum Ragged with four nominations apiece. Other multiple award nominees include Adam Baxter, Carolina East, Eastern Owl, and Galaa (3 each) followed by Dion Todd, … Continued

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News | November 27, 2019


  Our dedicated team of industry professionals and musicians who make up the volunteer jury have adjudicated 27 award categories. The scoring process is based on a rubric consisting of various elements such as artistic merit, composition, originality, production, and accomplishments. Jurors strive to meet the highest standards of professionalism by providing objective scores and … Continued

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News | October 23, 2019

MusicNL Open Mic @ The Ship

More and more singer/songwriters are signing up to play a few tunes every Monday night @The Ship Pub from 8:00pm-11:00pm.
It’s a great way to network and share your tunes. Great atmosphere and I loved hearing everyone’s new originals.

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News | October 23, 2019

Who’s on tour!

Nick Earle, Chris Kirby and Rosemary Lawton are hitting the road sharing a few West Coast dates. Be sure to check them out!

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News | October 4, 2019

An Update from the Interim Board (October 4th)

October 4, 2019   Dear MusicNL Members,   Further to previous correspondence dated August 30, 2019 and September 13, 2019, I write to you today in response to further questions MusicNL has received.   Why are there no professional musicians on the board? There was no conscious choice to exclude professional musicians on the Interim … Continued

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News | September 13, 2019

An Update from the Interim Board

September 13, 2019   Dear MusicNL Members, Further to my last correspondence dated AUGUST 30, 2019 I write to you today in response to questions MusicNL has received and to provide additional information to you about the financial situation of MusicNL and the anticipated impact of our current situation. How bad is the financial situation? MusicNL’s financial … Continued

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