CANADA HOUSE AT THE GREAT ESCAPE

CIMA will be returning to The Great Escape Festival & Conference this May in Brighton, UK for 3 full days of Canada House showcases! As the UK’s premier new music and industry gathering, The Great Escape Festival is where sectors from the entire UK music industry come to network, make deals, and generally grease the wheels of…

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EDMONTON MUSIC PRIZE SHORT LIST

We’re thrilled to release the shortlist for the Edmonton Music Prize! Music Prize Shortlist: Arlo Maverick, HAIDEE, and Home Front Other Arts Prizes: City of Edmonton Film Prize Shortlist: Adam Scorgie, Cody Lightning, and Omar Mouallem – Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize Shortlist: Kelsey Stephenson, Taiessa, and Tiffany Shaw – Robert Kroetsch…

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Improving Grant and Performance Applications

Join Alberta Music’s team for a virtual call on Improving Grant and Performance Applications. Caitlin North and Jess L’Heureux will share information on what jury’s are looking for when adjudicating grants and performance/project applications. Get tips on content, formatting, establishing goals, and more. Both sessions will be casual virtual calls addressing key points and attendee…

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ONE ON ONE WITH EDWARDS CREATIVE LAW

Byron Pascoe Byron Pascoe is an entertainment lawyer and partner with Edwards Creative Law. Byron focuses on music law and works with recording artists, producers, managers, music service businesses and festivals. Before law school, he was a television and new media producer. Based in Ottawa, Byron works with clients across Canada. In Ottawa, he organizes…

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Backstage Pass: Contracts and Creative Law

Join us for our Edmonton and Calgary sessions with Byron Pascoe from Edwards Creative Law where we will cover the most common music contracts that people in the music industry are either asked to sign, or want to provide to others to sign. These include producers, co-writers, band members, beatmakers, managers, featured artists, record labels,…

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Federal Government announced its plans to increase the Canada Music Fund

The federal government has just announced its plans to increase the Canada Music Fund by $32M over two years. This is a testament to every organization that endorsed the open letter, every individual who reached out to their MP, and everyone who spread awareness about the #CanadaMusicFund within theirnetworks. Thank you for lending your voice to…

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Backstage Pass: Mariel Buckley One on One’s

Book a One on One session to sit down with Mariel Buckley! As a seasoned artist Mariel has extensive knowledge and a unique insight on many of the facets within the music industry. Mariel will be able to provide advice and guidance from the perspective of the artist. Like how to navigate managers, agents, and…

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COLLECTIVE OF MUSIC ASSOCIATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS URGE CANADIAN LIBERAL GOVERNMENT TO KEEP THEIR PROMISE TO INCREASE CANADA MUSIC FUND

CIMA has partnered with music associations and organizations from across the country, both in the English and French markets, to write an open letter to The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, P.C., M.P. and The Honourable Pascale St-Onge, P.C., M.P. This collective represents thousands of Canadian artists, songwriters, record labels, artist managers, concert promoters, live music venues,…

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BLACK MUSIC MIXER & JAM

Alberta Music presents the 2024 Black Music Mixer & Jam in both YEG and YYC. An evening of connecting Black musical artists, creatives, music industry professionals and allies through conversations and music collaboration. Our open jam will be lead by incredible musicians in the scene and we encourage other musicians to bring in their own…

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Black Music Mentorship Program

Alberta Music is now accepting applications for their Black Music Mentorship Program. Eight participants will be selected by a jury based on applications and partnered with two mentors in the music industry. Virtual calls will be set up by Alberta Music throughout the month of March with each mentor for a one on one 45…

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