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MAPL!e Grant & !earshot Distro

Alberta Music announces their support for the MAPL!e Grant. The grant will primarily feature FREE access to the !earshot Digital Music Distribution System, (“!earshot Distro”) by the National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA/ANREC) and other areas that support under-represented artists and musicians in Canada, related to radio. “Music and radio need each other to…

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WILDFEST 2020 Round 2!

Alberta Music and Wild 95.3 have partnered up for WILD-FEST ROUND 2! Hop on board for a Virtual Concerts Series featuring some of Canada’s biggest names in country music. Throughout the week of November 17-19th, they’re bringing you LIVE music performances by Brett Kissel, Jojo Mason, and Meghan Patrick on WILD 95.3’s Facebook page. Alberta…

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Showcase Opportunity: Alberta Music at Folk Unlocked

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 3PM MT, Sunday, November 22 2020 Alberta Music is teaming up with BreakOut West, SaskMusic, Manitoba Music, and Music BC to present a pre-recorded showcase at Folk Alliance International’s Folk Unlocked Virtual Conference, February 22 – 25, 2021. This is an opportunity for two acts (solo artists or bands) to perform for and network online with influential music industry professionals…

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2020 Edmonton Film & Music Prizes

The Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) and Alberta Music, in collaboration with the Edmonton Arts Council, are pleased to announce the 2020 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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2020 CCMA Music Industry & Artist Award Winners

The Canadian Country Music Association celebrated the best in our industry at the first-ever digital CCMA Music Industry Awards presented by SOCAN. The awards were broadcast nationally on Global TV. The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) has done what no one thought possible — create a memorable night of epic performances amidst a global pandemic. In case…

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2020 Virtual Western Canadian Music Awards

Western Canadian Music Alliance announced the recipients of the 2020 Western Canadian Music Awards, in both the Artistic and Industry categories. The winners were announced during a livestreamed broadcast on BreakOut West’s Facebook, where viewers were treated to performances by Krystle Dos Santos (R&B Artist of the Year) and The Mariachi Ghost (Global Artist of the Year…

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Canadian Songwriter Challenge 2020

Alberta Music’s Sixth Annual Songwriting Camp is back August 24, & 27-30, 2020! In response to COVID-19, this year’s edition of the songwriting camp will offer Alberta’s professional songwriters online sessions via zoom, providing an opportunity to strengthen their songwriting skills, network, and establish collaborative partnerships. 18 artists will be selected and organized into groups…

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2020 Alberta Juno Winners & Polaris Prize Short List

   A huge congratulations to the 2020 Alberta Juno Award winners, Celeigh Cardinal and Striker! Celeigh Cardinal won Indigenous Artist of the Year for her album, “Stories From a Downtown Apartment” Striker won Metal/ Hard Music Album of the Year for their album, “Play to Win” Find the full list of 2020 Juno Award winners…

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WILDFEST 2020

  We have teamed up with Wild 95.3 for WILD-FEST 2020 from July 6th – 10th to bring you 5 Virtual Concerts broadcasted on air at WILD 95.3 and on their Facebook page! Alberta Music members had the chance to apply to open for some of Canada’s biggest names in country music. Get ready for…

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