Western Canadian Music Awards

WESTERN CANADIAN MUSIC ALLIANCE HISTORY February 25, 2020 . Uncategorized . Leave a comment The music industry associations of Manitoba, Alberta, and Saskatchewan staged independent music festivals and conferences known as All Indie Weekend in the prairies from 1995 to 1999. With this common project, these three industry associations have worked in tandem towards the shared vision of developing the infrastructure of …

Prince Edward County Jazz

Every summer, the Prince Edward County Jazz Festival brings together top jazz talent, from local heroes to international stars in our beautiful wine-country setting.  With the generous help of local sponsors, the PEC Jazz Festival has gained a reputation as the true jazz-lover’s festival.  From classic to cutting edge modern and everything in between, the PEC …

Toronto Blues Society

A Brief History of the Toronto Blues Society BACKGROUND Formed in 1985 by a group of enthusiasts who saw legendary blues nightclub Albert’s Hall spike blues interest and wanted to protect the stability of Toronto’s blues with an organization. This group included Derek Andrews, David Barnard and John Valenteyn, who wanted to ensure that blues music, an indigenous North American art form, was …

Caribana

The Official Caribana Of Toronto Our Mandate Two of the original objectives of the founders was to first, create a scholarship fund for our youth and second, build a Cultural Centre. The Caribana Arts Group are redefining these objectives, among others, as priorities for the organization and for community development Our Working Mission To achieve …

National Music Festival and National Conference

What We Do We are an organization of volunteers serving music Festivals across Canada, and through them, over 500,000 young classical musicians. CONNECT AND COLLABORATE WITH STAKEHOLDERS We reinforce connections and collaboration between, and with, our local and provincial music festival associations to support excellence in musicianship from grass roots to elite levels. NATIONAL MUSIC …

Interested in Funding?

FACTOR’s programs provide financial support to Canadian recording artists, labels, songwriters, publishers, event producers and distributors. Whether an artist is looking to record a demo or a full-length sound recording, market an existing album, or go on tour at home or internationally, there is funding available. FACTOR is committed to reflecting the diversity of the Canadian …

CMW Canadian Music Week Festival

Now in its 38th year, Canadian Music Week is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s music, media, mp3 indir and entertainment industries. Combining multifaceted information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; awards shows and the nation’s largest new music festival which spans 5 nights of performances (May 19 – 23), hundreds …

Small World Music

In February 2014, Small World opened the doors to the Small World Music Centre at Toronto Artscape’s Youngplace facility. Located on Shaw Street near Queen West, it is an accessible community hub for global music and the people who play it and enjoy it. A high-quality listening room with flexible seating for 70 – 100 standing, it is an …

APAP Is The National Service

Who We Are Serving thousands of member organizations and individuals since 1957, APAP works to strengthen the field and advance careers through professional development, grant support, advocacy, networking and the annual APAP|NYC conference. Our History Founding Our story begins in the 1950s when college and university concert managers directed their interests toward the educational role …

Socan

MUSIC. PEOPLE. CONNECTED. SOCAN SERVES MUSIC CREATORS, MUSIC PUBLISHERS AND VISUAL ARTISTS, ENSURES USERS ARE LICENSED TO PLAY, AND COLLECTS/DISTRIBUTES ROYALTIES IN CANADA AND WORLDWIDE. WHO WE ARE We believe that Canada’s music creators and visual artists are responsible for a truly priceless source of our national pride and culture. Canada’s songwriters, composers and music …