Alberta Music News

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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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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Album Promotion Project 2018 – Listen Now!

Check out the artists participating in this year’s Album Promotion Project! Their most recent albums will be available for sale at the Alberta Music tent at Interstellar Rodeo, and the Merch tent at the Edmonton and Calgary Folk Music Festivals, as well as during the Alberta Music showcase at K-Days. Vissia, Winnie Brave, Kane Incognito, Ryan Langlois, SHAG, Josh Sahunta,The…

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Call for Volunteers! Album Promotion Project

We’re looking for a few good people to help us sell Alberta Music artists’ albums at this year’s summer events! Volunteers for Interstellar Rodeo will receive a complimentary pass to the festival (July 20-22) Volunteers for K-Days will receive a complimentary gate admission (July 24) *Must be a current Alberta Music member APPLY NOW

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Nominee Information – Board of Directors 2018

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: NOMINEE INFORMATION There are seven nominees on the ballot this year. Please take a minute to read through their information, as it will play an important role on how you vote at our AGM on Tuesday, June 5th. Thank you!   Peter Chapman (780) – Stony Plain Records Vision for Alberta Music: “Alberta…

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NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018 You are invited to the Annual General Meeting of the Alberta Music Industry Association on TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2018 @ 6:30 PM (DOORS) 7:00PM (MEETING) RECEPTION TO FOLLOW   CALGARY ATB’s Branch for Arts and Culture 102 – 8 Ave SW   EDMONTON ATB’s Branch for Arts and Culture…

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