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Alberta Music Anniversary Virtual Performances

     We celebrated our big 35th anniversary with a province-wide performance event in Alberta towns and cities. Artists on the 2020 tour performed live in groups of three in Edmonton, Stony Plain, & Canmore, before having to cancel in person events in Calgary and Lethbridge due to COVID. It’s time to celebrate yet another…

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International Women’s Day Femme Producer Workshop

Join us as we celebrate International Women’s Day with Emily Bachynski of Bitter North Studios. Emily will be leading a femme producer workshop on March 8th, 2021 from 1:30 to 3:00pm. This workshop is for women and non-binary artists to learn about production in a safe, explorative environment. A virtual seminar exploring Music Production and…

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International Women’s Day Guitar Setup Workshop

Join us as we celebrate International Women’s Day with Leila Sidi of TunaTone Instruments. Leila will be leading a virtual guitar setup workshop on March 11th, 2021 from 6:00 to 7:30pm. This workshop is open to all members of Alberta Music, but will be geared towards beginners. *Must be an Alberta Music member to attend.…

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International Women’s Day Virtual Showcase

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Alberta Music is putting together a virtual showcase to highlight the incredible talent across the province! Five artists will be selected and asked to submit a 3-song video. This is a paid performance opportunity for women and non-binary artists. The pre-recorded showcase will be shared on Monday, March 8th in…

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For the Love of Live

Today, @canadian_live has launched #ForTheLoveOfLIVE // #PourLAmourDeLaSCENE, an awareness campaign to bring attention to the damage COVID-19 shutdowns have caused Canada’s live music industry for the artists, festivals, venues, promoters, clubs, concert halls, arenas, talent agencies, unions and many others working in the supply chain that connect Canadians with extraordinary live music experiences. They’re calling…

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Alberta Focus 2021

The Alberta Focus showcase puts Alberta’s finest, export-ready artists in front of international music industry professionals from the US, Australia, Germany, and markets across the UK. This showcase is an excellent opportunity for Alberta Music members to build on their networks here at home and also with the international community. Eight (8) export ready artists will be…

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BreakOut West at Folk Unlocked 2021

Returning for another year and thrilled to be partnering with Folk Unlocked, BreakOut West and the Western Canadian Music Alliance are proud to present eight artists representing the diverse range of the Western Canadian folk, roots, blues and world music community. Under the BreakOut West banner – one of Canada’s premiere music industry conferences and showcase festivals –…

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RISE UP Calgary Song Contest Winner

In December of 2020, RISE UP Calgary Song Contest was announced and over 100 talented Calgary musicians submitted their original songs to be licensed and performed for ongoing RISE UP initiatives. The song needed to embody the resilience and spirit of the City of Calgary. We are happy to announce the winner: Congratulations Emily Triggs for…

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RISE UP Calgary Song Contest Finalists Announced

RISE UP Calgary Song Contest finalists announced! Congratulations Bebe Buckskin, Emily Triggs, Lisette Xavier and Tre Digga. The four finalists will showcase their songs at a safely distanced Hotels Live concert on January 28, with the winner announced on January 29!   Bebe Buckskin The honeyed snarl of Metis/Cree artist Bebe Buckskin is a reckoning force. Somewhere…

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RISE UP Calgary Song Contest

  RISE UP Calgary is searching for a produced original song, written and performed by a local artist, to be licensed and performed for ongoing RISE UP initiatives. The song should embody the resilience and spirit of the City of Calgary.  Apply below!    Timeline:  Contest opens December 15th and closes January 15, 2021 @4:30PM…

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