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Sea Change & Sonic 102.9 Artist of the Year

SUBMISSIONS NOW CLOSED Inspired by Sonic 102.9’s past Sonic Band-of-the-Month initiative, Edmonton’s Sea Change Brewing Co created a beer that they would dream of crushing in the greenroom as artists years ago: the Atomic Lager. This beer is dedicated to Sonic Band-of-the-Month alumni, the music fans, the bedroom jammers, the roadies, the sound folks, the…

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Alberta Music Board of Directors

Thank you to everyone that attended our 2021 AGM last week! We give a big heartfelt thank you to our wonderful out-going Board members, Graham Lessard (Chair), Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse, Andrew Wilcox, and Allison Brock. We are excited to welcome 4 newly elected Board members, Stephanie Pahl, Brian Milne, Courtney Milford, Jason Labonte, as well as…

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Interim Executive Director Job Posting

June 28, 2021 INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JOB POSTING The Alberta Music Industry Association is seeking applications for a 13-month interim position for the role of Executive Director. With offices in both Edmonton and Calgary, the Executive Director of Alberta Music works for the Board of Directors and oversees the finances and day-to-day operations of the…

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SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR PROJECT WILD ARTIST DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE ONLINE FROM JUNE 14 – JULY 14, 2021 June 14, 2021 (Edmonton, AB) – Project WILD returns for its final, and highly anticipated year of kick-starting the careers of 12 emerging Albertan artists. Alberta Music and WILD 953 partner up once again to deliver the program after a year long hiatus due to…

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DATES ANNOUNCED FOR UPCOMING ALBERTA MUSIC CITIES CONVENTION

(May 27, 2021 – Alberta, Canada) – September 15-17 will see global policymakers, music industry professionals, academics, and city leaders meet in Calgary and Edmonton, as well as virtually, for the 10th edition of Music Cities Convention, the largest and most extensive global gathering on the topic of music cities. Scaling Up Music Cities: Cultivating the…

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Alberta Music Hiring Grant Administrator

We are seeking a Grant Administrator to join our team to oversee and administer all aspects of the Stabilize Live Music Program; Individual Micro Grant and Music Business Innovation Grant program streams. The ideal candidate has a strong knowledge of the Alberta music sector and is aware of musician and music industry professionals’ needs and…

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Stabilize Live Music Grant

ALBERTA GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR LIVE MUSIC STABILIZE LIVE MUSIC GRANT—APPLICATIONS OPEN MAY 17 Alberta Music applauds the announcement of the Government of Alberta’s $2-million program to help musicians and live industry professionals affected by the pandemic. The Stabilize Live Music Grant program is an unprecedented contribution to the live music sector, which is one…

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2021 Federal Budget Support Announced for Live Music

We commend the Canadian Live Music Association (CLMA), the Government of Canada, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland and Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault for working towards the federal budget announcement, which acknowledges our hardest hit sector by announcing $70M to the Canada Music Fund, with $50M earmarked specifically for live music and live music venues. Additional highlights from…

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EDMONTON MUSIC AND FILM PRIZES AWARDED

Alberta Music and the Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA), in collaboration with the Edmonton Arts Council, are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Edmonton Film Prize & Edmonton Music Prize. The order of the Top 3 Edmonton Music and Film Prizes were announced virtually from The Starlite Room on Facebook. In the…

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