Member News | January 29, 2018

Newfoundland and Labrador Artists receive ECMA nods, Showcases

East Coast Music Association (ECMA) nominees and showcasers were announced today! We would like to extend our congratulations to our ECMA nominees and showcasers.   NOMINEES Matthew Byrne  Roots/Traditional Recording of the Year Earle and Coffin Blues Recording of the Year Duo Concertante Classical Recording of the Year Jason Benoit Country Recording of the Year Rozalind MacPhail Electronic Recording of the … Continued

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Member News | January 18, 2018

ECMA, Music/Musique NB, MusicNL, Music NS, and Music PEI Present the “Canadian Music. East Coast Style. Spotlight” at the 2018 Folk Alliance International Conference

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA), Music/Musique NB, MusicNL, Music NS and Music PEI are pleased to be presenting the “Canadian Music. East Coast Style Spotlight” at the 30th anniversary of the Folk Alliance International Conference (FAI) in Kansas City, Missouri from February 14th – 18th.     FAI 2018 official showcasing artists include Matthew … Continued

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News | January 17, 2018

MusicNL Board Member recognized for “exceptional merit”

The MusicNL Board of Directors would like to extend sincere congratulations to fellow Board Member, Shelley Senior, for being appointed Queen’s Counsel. Ms. Senior is in her second term with the MusicNL Board and currently serves as Secretary to the Board. The honorary title of Queen’s Counsel recognizes senior lawyers for exceptional merit and contribution to … Continued

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Opportunities | January 18, 2018


Submissions are now being accepted for the Indigenous Music Awards presented by Casinos of Winnipeg held at the Club Regent Event Centre in Winnipeg, MB, on May 18, 2018.   Entries from Indigenous recording artists and music industry professionals from around the world can be submitted online until February 14, 2018, for over 20 award … Continued

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Member News | January 9, 2018

Katie Power Releases new song ” Dream”

  I am so excited to share with you my very first newly released single “Dream” Recorded back in the fall with Ian Foster here in St. John’s, this song is the lead single off my debut album “Believe” which is coming up in June 2018! A combination of blues, folk, and soul. Inspirational, uplifting … Continued

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News | December 20, 2017

MusicNL Holiday Hours

MusicNL Holiday Hours The MusicNL Office will close on December 20th and reopen January 2nd, 2018. 

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Member News | December 18, 2017

Scott Gilbert Releases Christmas Single, ” Lights are Shining”

    Scott Gilbert Releases New Christmas Single “Lights Are Shining” Local rocker Scott Gilbert releases an original Christmas tune, “LIGHTS ARE SHINING”, recorded at Rock Island Studios in Greens Harbour, NL. The track brings Gilbert’s signature driving rock and roll grooves juxtaposed by genuine lyrics that summon that inexplicable warm feeling of Christmas. Gilbert … Continued

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Member News | December 6, 2017


NL singer/songwriter Colleen Power has dedicated a live music video to Afterwords Bookstore, an iconic fixture in downtown St. John’s for more than 45 years that went out of business in recent weeks. “It’s hard to imagine downtown without Afterwords, and it’s just as hard to imagine walking by the shop without seeing (owner) David … Continued

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