Backstage Pass: Contracts and Creative Law

Join us for our Edmonton and Calgary sessions with Byron Pascoe from Edwards Creative Law where we will cover the most common music contracts that people in the music industry are either asked to sign, or want to provide to others to sign. These include producers, co-writers, band members, beatmakers, managers, featured artists, record labels, and publishing company contracts.

Time: 6pm – 8pm
Location: Alberta Music Office
9804 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 0C5
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Location: The Pioneer
117 8th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1B4

Byron Pascoe

Byron Pascoe is an entertainment lawyer and partner with Edwards Creative Law. Byron focuses on music law and works with recording artists, producers, managers, music service businesses and festivals. Before law school, he was a television and new media producer. Based in Ottawa, Byron works with clients across Canada. In Ottawa, he organizes the music professional development series Independent Music Business. He is also a board member of City Folk, is active with the national network of legal clinics for the arts; and was awarded the Impact Award at the inaugural Ottawa Music Awards.

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Edwards Creative Law – Canada’s Entertainment Law Boutique™

We’re entertainment lawyers who understand the business of creative industries. We guide creators and business professionals as they navigate the legal complexities of working with others—purchasing, financing, creating, licencing, and protecting creative properties,  buying and selling creative services. We act for clients from across Canada and around the world – working in Canada with Canadians. We advise on and structure their commercial transactions, their employment and independent contractor relationships. We incorporate and administer their corporations. And, if necessary, we resolve their disputes.

***Must be an Alberta Music member to attend. Alberta Music Memberships begin at $45 for ONE FULL YEAR, find out more here.


This program is supported by FACTOR and the Government of Alberta.