By joining Alberta Music you are joining a network of over 1400 Alberta-based music industry personnel including artists, managers, record labels, agents, publicists, media, associations, festivals, studios, producers, record companies, venues, talent buyers, radio stations, retailers and more. Member benefits include education, networking, showcasing, consultations, grants, and discounts. Read below to find out more or click here to view our Membership Levels.
Get the most out of your career by attending our Download Information Sessions and special workshops featuring topics such as music law and copyright, management, record labels, marketing, radio promotions, touring, grant writing and more!
As a member (from any genre) you gain the opportunity to be selected to perform at showcases hosted by Alberta Music at conference/festivals such as OCFF, WCMA's, NXNE and CMW.
Every year we release a 'sampler' of some of the artists that we are working with through the Livestock program. These sampler dropcards and/or CDs will be distributed by our staff at music festivals and conferences.
Discounts & Special Offers
With regular additions, you now have access to more discounts than ever before! Take advantage of workshop, event, product and service discounts such as books, band websites, hotels, yoga and so much more! View your discounts here!
Be sure to check your inbox every second Thursday to be kept up to date on local, national and international issues and opportunities! You'll be gaining important information on items such as songwriting contests, music conferences, industry events, showcasing opportunities, new member benefits, careers and job opportunities and so much more. Also, as a member you can submit your own stories and ads to be published in the newsletter!
Attend exclusive networking functions with invited guests from all areas of the music industry!
Online Music Directory
Promote yourself in the Alberta Music Directory!
Gain feedback and guidance from Alberta Music staff and partner industry professionals on topics such as grant applications, marketing, writing media releases and much more. If we do not have the 'expert' here at hand, we are more than happy to help you find the appropriate person.
The Alberta Music Edmonton office has a small but comprehensive library of books and DVD’s. Directories and industry magazines are always available to you and to the public. You can also access information from past sessions, such as handouts and video recordings via the Alberta Music website.
Travel & Tour Grants
*Exclusive to Full, Band and Company Members
The Harvard Broadcasting Exposure Travel Grant assists with travel and accommodation costs for both domestic and international Tours and Showcases/Conferences.
*Exclusive to Full, Band and Company Members - Bands and Companies may place 2 votes each
- Vote or Run for the Board of Directors at Alberta Music's Annual General Meeting
- Western Canadian Music Awards