Alberta Industry News

About Re:Sound, the Canadian Not-for-Profit Music Licensing Company

“Re:Sound is the Canadian not-for-profit music licensing company dedicated to obtaining fair compensation for artists and record companies for their performance rights. Businesses are legally required to pay a licensing fee when broadcasting or playing recorded music in public. Re:Sound is authorized under the Copyright Act, to provide music users with the licence(s) they need.…

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Representation in Music: #IWD Panel

Women people work in the music industry in every kind of capacity. What are some of their experiences and stories? What are their challenges and successes, and what barriers do they still face? An hour-long panel filmed in our Edmonton office on International Women’s Day, 2019. Panel participants—Rhea March (CJSR/Sarah McLachlan School of Music), Amanda…

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Project WILD 2019 Applications Now Open!

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR PROJECT WILD ARTIST DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM  APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE ONLINE FROM MARCH 1 – APRIL 1 www.projectwildcountry.com   March 1, 2019 (Calgary, AB) – Heading into the fourth year of accelerating the careers of Albertan artists, Alberta Music and WILD 953 have once again come together to launch the 2019 season of Project…

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3 FINALISTS FOR EDMONTON MUSIC PRIZE 2018 ANNOUNCED

Announcing the 3 finalists for the 2018 Edmonton Music Prize… In alphabetical order: Audrey Ochoa Marco Claveria Nuela Charles The winner and the runners-up will be announced at the 2018 Edmonton Film and Music Prizes Reception on February 5. Prizes of $10,000 will be awarded to the winners, along with $1,000 to each of the runners-up.…

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Job postings with Breakout West

APPLY TO WORK WITH BREAKOUT WEST Western Canadian Music Alliance is seeking applications for the roles of Creative Content Manager and Logistics Manager. LOGISTICS MANAGER: The Logistics Manager is a new position, which will report to the Executive Director and work closely with the Creative Content Manager, Technical Producer and other contract staff to carry…

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JOB POSTING: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (TEMPORARY), WESTERN CANADIAN MUSIC ALLIANCE

Western Canadian Music Alliance is seeking applications for a 13-month interim position for the role of Executive Director. The Executive Director of the Western Canadian Music Alliance works for the Board of Directors and oversees the finances and day-to-day operations of the organizations and event staff of core BreakOut West event and educational and marketing…

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Alberta Music at Halifax Pop Explosion

Alberta Music will be on the ground at Halifax Pop Explosion, from October 17 to 20. Several Alberta Music artists have official showcases, listed below, in addition to the Alberta Music members who are performing as part of the BreakOut West showcase. Cartel Madras BreakOut West Showcase: Friday, October 19th, 7:30 PM Location: The Carleton Cartel Madras is…

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Edmonton Music Prize 2018 – Submissions Open!

The Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) and Alberta Music, in collaboration with the Edmonton Arts Council, are pleased to announce the 2018 Edmonton Film Prize & Edmonton Music Prize. The calls for entries are now open! The Edmonton Film Prize launched in 2012 offering an annual cash prize. This year will be one $10,000 prize…

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Alberta Music Week brings boost for music industry

Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda is supporting Alberta’s musicians, producers and music industry by declaring July 19-26, 2018 Alberta Music Week. For the first time, Alberta Music Week recognizes and celebrates the contributions and accomplishments of Alberta’s musicians, producers and performers. The declaration comes with $300,000 in additional funding for music in Alberta. The…

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Alberta Music at the Great Escape

As part of the BreakOut West partnership with The Great Escape Festival, the following Albertan artists have been invited to showcase in Brighton, UK. nêhiyawak nêhiyawak hails from amiskwaciy (Edmonton) on Treaty 6 territory. Comprised of Kris Harper, Matthew Cardinal, and Marek Tyler – three Indigenous musicians coalescing at the intersection between traditional and contemporary music.…

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