Alberta Industry News

Edmonton Arts Council Grant Recipients 2019

From the Edmonton Arts Council… “Many of Edmonton’s exceptional musicians have been making waves locally and nationally. Artist project grants ensure songs from Edmonton artists continue to be sung and help to get their work out to a wider audience. With many artists receiving large project grants, keep an eye out for new music from members…

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AMPIA and ALBERTA MUSIC Announce Edmonton Film & Music Prizes

For Immediate Release   October 15, 2019, EDMONTON, ALBERTA – The Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) and Alberta Music, in collaboration with the Edmonton Arts Council, are pleased to announce the 2019 Edmonton Film Prize & Edmonton Music Prize. The calls for entries are now open! The Edmonton Film Prize launched in 2012 offering an…

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Alberta Artists at BreakOut West 2019

BREAKOUT WEST SOCIAL LINKS Facebook.com/breakoutwest Instagram.com/breakoutwest Twitter.com/breakoutwest Official hashtag >> #BREAKOUTWEST   TICKET INFORMATION Kick Off Concert price: $30.00 Ticket link: https://bit.ly/2MBdyD2 Festival Wristband price: $20.00 Ticket link: https://bit.ly/2MBdyD2 Conference delegate price: $190.00 – $265.00 Ticket link: https://bit.ly/30lP7N0   SPOTIFY PLAYLIST LINKS Western Canadian Music Award Nominees: https://spoti.fi/2MGVozR Full Festival Playlist: https://spoti.fi/2L6xV7D Indie/Alternative Playlist: http://bit.ly/indi_alt Roots/Country Playlist: https://spoti.fi/2kqrD9A Urban/Hip-Hop Playlist: https://spoti.fi/2lAawCr Rock/Punk Playlist: https://spoti.fi/2lAaPgz…

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Edmonton’s Bid for the JUNOs 2022

Thank you to all of you who attended the Edmonton City Council meeting to show support for bringing the Junos to Edmonton in 2022! With your help, the Bid Committee’s presentation was successful, and they will be moving forward with the proposal. The next step in the plan will be securing funding from other sources, including the…

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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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