Storytelling Festival Announces Expansion of Programming

  May 8, 2018 (St. John’s, NL) – The St. John’s Storytelling Festival is thrilled and delighted to announce the expansion of their programming through 2018, including solo and group shows, workshops, storytelling in schools, and much more. They’re starting it off right with Spring Into Story, featuring local teller Christine Hennebury and welcoming to … Continued

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Member News | May 1, 2018

Chris Ryan Signs Publishing Deal

Sound of Pop is pleased to announce they have signed a publishing deal with Newfoundland & Labrador based Country-Americana artist Chris Ryan. The deal includes Chris’ current catalogue, encompassing his self-titled debut album, as well as songs being written for his forthcoming release.

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Member News | April 30, 2018

Mark Bragg Signs Publishing Deal with Arts & Crafts Music

Arts & Crafts Music is a full-service, international music publishing company conceived to maximize the potential of our writers through highly personalized creative services, sync representation, and advanced royalty accounting systems. Their roster includes Broken Social Scene, Timber Timbre, Dan Mangan, and Cold Specks. Mark Bragg is a performing songwriter based in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. … Continued

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News | April 27, 2018

Job Opportunities at MusicNL!

This program is funded by Advanced Education and Skills through the JCP Program. Applicants must be currently unemployed and must be on EI now, have been on EI in the past three years or have received maternity EI benefits in the past 5 years


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News | April 26, 2018

MusicNL Bell Media Songwriting Challenge 2018!

The MusicNL Bell Media Songwriting Challenge is a professional development initiative presented by MusicNL in conjunction with the Canadian Council of Music Industry Associations (CCMIA). Now in its fourth installment, the Songwriting Challenge sees a group of 15-20 participants attend a weekend-long songwriting retreat facilitated by local and nationally-acclaimed songwriters. Participants attend daily workshops in … Continued

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News | April 24, 2018


The Folk Music Ontario Awards are presented annually at the Folk Music Ontario Conference. Winners perform at the Awards Showcase and are recognized at the Awards Brunch.

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Opportunities | April 20, 2018


MusicNL and the Nickel Independent Film Festival are pleased to announce the two selected songs. Competition for this project was fierce, with 36 submissions for 2 opportunities. We would like to thank all the applicants for providing such a robust group to choose from.

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Member News | April 20, 2018

Quote the Raven Sign Publishing Deal

Quote the Raven is a folk-pop-roots duo from Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada. Kirsten Rodden-Clarke and Jordan Coaker started their musical partnership in 2013 and released their debut EP “Misty Mountains” in the spring of 2016, with influences including Civil Wars, Milk Carton Kids and duet projects by Norah Jones/Billy Joe Armstrong and Alison Krauss/Robert Plant.

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Opportunities | April 18, 2018

MusicNL to present stage at NXNE, June 14, 2018

MusicNL will be accepting expressions of interest for a stage taking place on Thursday, June 14, 2017. Submissions will be reviewed by a committee and successful applicants will have the opportunity to perform as a part of NXNE and attend an industry mixer. All applicants will be given assistance to apply to FACTOR for travel funding.

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