| April 1, 2020

FACTOR Business Policies and Program Updates 2020-2021

FACTOR announced some business polices and program updates for 2020-2021. Some highlights include: Songwriter Development Program $2,000 subsidy per year for professional songwriters toward a year of various songwriting initiatives such as travel for co-writing sessions, songwriting camps and workshops, and eligible showcases. This program has a rolling deadline. Applicants must submit their application at … Continued

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News | March 24, 2020

MusicNL Letter to The Honourable Steven Guilbeault Regarding COVID-19

March 24, 2020 The Honourable Steven Guilbeault Minister of Canadian Heritage cc. The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minsiter The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development Member for Labrador: Yvonne Jones Member for Coast of Bays-Central-Notre Dame: Scott Simms Member for St. Johns East: Jack Harris Member … Continued

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News | March 25, 2020

MusicNL Letter to The Honourable Bernard Davis Regarding COVID-19

March 25, 2020 The Honourable Bernard Davis Minister for Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation Government of Newfoundland and Labrador cc. Charles Bown, Deputy Minister Carmela Murphy, Assistant Deputy Minister Melanie Martin, Manager of Culture Dear Minister, We are deeply concerned for Newfoundland and Labrador musicians, and all artists and arts organizations affected by cancellations of … Continued

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| March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Updates

Office Hours Given the current and evolving COVID-19 situation, for the health and safety of all persons, the MusicNL office will be closed until further notice. Where possible, the use of technology will be used by MusicNL staff and leadership in the best effort to continue with business as usual. We encourage you to contact … Continued

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Member News | March 13, 2020

Live at Heart Newfoundland 2020

Live At Heart Newfoundland is a global music business conference held on the Burin Peninsula, and is the new sister company of Live At Heart in Orebro, Sweden (liveatheart.se). The 2020 Conference & showcase will be held from May 26 – June 1 (Conference dates are May 27 – May 31, May 26 and June … Continued

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| March 10, 2020


Before a big gig there has to be a Soundcheck and at VOCM that’s no different Greg Smith hosts Your VOCM Soundcheck week nights at 5:45 p.m. highlighting new music, upcoming gigs and taking a look at the stories behind the songs. Have a story to share? A show to promote? Release a new project? … Continued

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News | February 26, 2020


musicnl & The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival present: Women of Music & Film Join MusicNL and the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival us as we commemorate International Women’s Day 2020. The partnership is the first of its kind for MusicNL, bringing together a diverse group of female leaders and representatives in the … Continued

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| February 12, 2020

MusicNL 2019 Awards Celebration Photographs

© Bud Gaulton Photography. Check out our photos from MusicNL 2019 AGM, MusicNL “Celebrates The Songwriters” and The 2019 MusicNL Award Show. If you would like high resolution photos for promotional use, please contact us at info@musicnl.ca.  

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