Edmonton Music Prize 2022

  The Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) and Alberta Music, in collaboration with the Edmonton Arts Council, are pleased to announce the 2022 Edmonton Film Prize & Edmonton Music Prize, as part of the Edmonton Arts Prizes. The Edmonton Arts Prizes celebrate artists from a range of artforms and practices, recognizing and investing in…

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Backstage Pass – Intro to the UK Market

  Are you export ready? Join Danny Keir from ENKI Music Services for a deep dive on the UK market, taking place virtually on November 24, 2022 @ 12pm MT. We will cover release strategies and campaigns, growing a team based in the UK, and touring in the UK. Danny will provide resources on how to use…

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Better Together Thursdays

  On November 3rd and 10th, join us for Better Together Thursday – this is an open house to any and all folks needing help submitting their FACTOR Juried Sound Recording applications. Drop in to our Edmonton and Calgary offices from 11am-3pm for advice, edits, or if you need someone to lend an ear! Register…

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Backstage Pass – Festival Applications

  BACKSTAGE PASS: BUILDING YOUR TOOLKIT – FESTIVAL APPLICATIONS   Join Alberta Music on November 9, 2022 @ 6:00PM for Backstage Pass! For this virtual session, we’re focusing on Festival Applications. With winter around the corner, now is the perfect time for artists to begin preparing applications for festivals. Connect with festival organizers and industry folks who have…

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Canada House @ Reeperbahn

  We’re thrilled to be back at Reeperbahn Festival from September 22-23, 2022! Visit the Canada House stage for performances from phenomenal Canadian artists, including Nuela Charles and Skinny Dyck. Join us at UWE Reeperbahn  to celebrate Canadian talent!   Thank you to FACTOR for their support in this initiative.

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Alberta Focus

  Alberta Focus returns to Calgary, Alberta on September 27, 2022. Join us at The Palomino Smokehouse at 7:00pm for a FREE show celebrating some talented Alberta artists!   Take in performances by: VISSIA Nuela Charles Ryland Moranz Kyle McKearney Clea Anais   Thank you to FACTOR and the Government of Canada for their support on…

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CCMA Winners

  The Canadian Country Music Award winners have now been announced! We’d like to extend a big congratulations to all of the winners, including the following Albertan artists:   Tenille Townes – Entertainer of the Year, Ford F-150 Album of the Year, Spotify Female Artist of the Year, Single of the Year, Songwriter of the…

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Backstage Pass – Summer Social Events

  Welcome to Backstage Pass! We’ve hung up the hat on our Download program and will be providing the same opportunities for networking, education, and collaboration under Backstage Pass. To kick off our new year of Backstage Pass programming, please join us at our upcoming Summer Social events, in Edmonton and Calgary. Our Summer Social…

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Now Hiring: Program Coordinator

  Alberta Music is seeking applications for the role of Program Coordinator. This role is responsible for the administrative and logistical elements of our new Backstage Pass program. This is a contract position open to individuals from either Calgary or Edmonton.   Program Coordinator – Backstage Pass Type: Part-Time Contract Compensation: $1000 / month Location:…

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MAPL!E GRANT PROGRAM

  The NCRA/ANREC (Non-profit radio in Canada) has set up a system that allows artists and labels to upload their music and submit it directly to 75+ radio stations (Campus/Community/Indigenous and Podcasters) and their programmers (and growing)! This system is a non-profit system and replaces the need to send CD’s or unsolicited emails.   As a member…

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