Frequently asked questions
About Alberta Music
Why should I become an Alberta Music member?
The Alberta Music Industry Association is dedicated to helping professionals in the music industry to succeed in their careers. We offer Member Services including consultations, programs, advice, workshops, advocacy work with other organizations, government, advocacy, partnerships, and offer domestic and international showcase opportunities.
Who can join Alberta Music?
- Artists & Bands of all genres
- Individual Musicians
- Producers & Engineers
- Music Companies
- Professional music service providers
- Not for profit music based organizations
- Promoters & Festival Producers
- Music Students
How can Alberta Music help promote my music or event?
Alberta Music members with a new music release, upcoming event, or news can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will include it in our bi-weekly member e-newsletter.
Members can tag us in their socials so we can re-post and help spread the word! @alberta_music
What is DOWNLOAD?
DOWNLOAD provides members with music industry education through Industry Information Sessions, Professional Development Workshops, Networking Events and Mixers. Keep an eye on our socials for upcoming sessions!
I can’t make the DOWNLOAD session, will it be recorded?
Not all of our sessions are recorded and available afterwards, please email us at email@example.com prior to the session and we can let you know if it will be available.
How do I book a 1 on 1 consultation with Alberta Music?
We offer 1 on 1 meetings with members to discuss anything about your music career (marketing, touring, grants, etc). To book a consultation, fill out our form or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I get my album featured in the New Releases section on your website?
Our New Releases section highlights new commercially-available albums, EPs, and singles by Alberta artists. Fill out the form listed with your release date, album name, links and we will add your release.
Can I put the Alberta Music logo on my poster, album, or other project?
The Alberta Music logo may only be used on projects that Alberta Music is directly funding, presenting, or officially partnering or sponsoring. If you're not sure, please get in touch at email@example.com
How can I get my song featured on the Alberta Music Spotify playlist?
Alberta Music members can simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for your song to be added!
How can I perform at an Alberta Music showcase?
Alberta Music produces local, national, and international showcase events and public performance events. We distribute a call for submissions for most performance initiatives and selections are made by a jury. Keep an eye out for any showcase opportunities on our socials or website!
How can I subscribe to the Alberta Music e-newsletter?
You are automatically signed up for our e-newsletter once you sign up as an Alberta Music member. Please let us know if you aren't receiving them.
Can you include my new release in your e-newsletter?
Absolutely! Members receive preferential placement in the e-newsletter. Email us at email@example.com with your release info. Please include a short write up about the release, a graphic, and a link of where to listen.
Can Alberta Music help me with applying for grants?
We can offer guidance on what grants may be available to you, resources and advice on writing grants, and can help review your grant application. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to ask any questions or book a meeting with us.
When does my membership expire?
Your membership is due for renewal once per year on the anniversary of the date you joined Alberta Music. You will receive an automatic email stating when your membership is close to expiring.
Help! I can’t access my profile.
If you need any help updating your profile or are experiencing a technical problem, please contact us at email@example.com
Help! I can’t remember my login password!
There's a password reset program on the login page. Simply input your email address and your login will be emailed to you.
MAIL: Submit your hardcopy application with a cheque (payable to Alberta Music) or credit card number to: Alberta Music North, #301, 10526 Jasper Ave Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 5G7
IN PERSON: Attending a workshop but not yet a Member? Sign up at the workshop!
Or, drop by the Alberta Music North Office; Monday to Thursday between 10am & 3pm.
*Please call in advance to ensure someone is there to assist you: 587-955-9551 (Calgary) or (780) 428-3372 (Edmonton)
PAYMENT: We accept cash, cheque (payable to Alberta Music), money order, Visa, Master Card.
Please Note: When submitting via mail, please only mail to the Edmonton office.