Alberta Music News

Annual General Meeting

You are invited to the Annual General Meeting of the Alberta Music Industry Association:   TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2019 6:30 PM – DOORS 7:00 PM – MEETING Reception to follow CALGARY Southern Jubilee Auditorium, 1415- 14 Avenue NW – Lower Level EDMONTON Northern Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 – 87 Avenue NW – Lower Level   A…

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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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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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Edmonton & Nashville: Sister Cities

1990: A committee established by Nashville Mayor Bill Boner was in the process of beginning the search for sister city candidates when a member of the city council in Edmonton contacted Mayor Boner’s office and proposed a sister city relationship between Nashville and Edmonton. The city council member was enthusiastic about the possibility and had…

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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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20 EDMONTON ARTISTS SHORTLISTED FOR EDMONTON MUSIC AND FILM PRIZES

Alberta Music and the Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) are pleased to announce the shortlists for the 2018 Edmonton Music and Film Prizes. The Music Prize recognizes Edmonton-based musicians or musical collectives who have released a full-length recording in the past 18 months. The 10 shortlisted artists were determined from the 29 nominations by…

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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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New Member Benefit! Alberta Blue Cross Credit for Members

We’re pleased to announce an exciting new member benefit! Alberta Music has partnered with the ATB Financial Branch for Arts & Culture to offer our members discounted Alberta Blue Cross health plans. If you are an Albertas Music member, you can receive a $150 credit when you sign up for a new individual health plan. The offer is valid…

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