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Billboard Canada FYI Calendar of Festival and Funding Deadlines: BreakOut West, Global Toronto

A roundup of deadlines for festivals, grants, conferences and other music business opportunities.

Global Toronto's Call for Artists

Global Toronto's Call for Artists (Amai Kuda)

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Festivals and Conference Submission Deadlines

CIMA Road Gold certification. Awarded to artists selling at least 25K tickets during their Canadian tour(s) over a 12-month period - now open

Full info here


Grants and Funding Deadlines

Canada Council Grants - now open

Full info here

FACTOR Songwriter Development Program - now open

Full info here

Applications for SOCAN Foundation Relief Fund - now open

Full info here

Applications for SOCAN Foundation Travel Grants - now open

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Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

Music PEI Week, Charlottetown, PEI - Mar. 06-10, 2024

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SXSW festival and conference, Austin, TX - Mar. 8-16, 2024

Full info here

2024 Juno Week and Awards, Halifax, NS - Mar. 21-24, 2024

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Full info here

Canadian Folk Music Awards, St. John's, NL - Apr. 4-7, 2024

Full info here

East Coast Music Week & Awards, Charlottetown, PEI - May 1-5, 2024

Full info here

CMAOntario Festival & Awards, Mississauga, ON - May 31-June 2, 2024

Full info here

Canadian Music Week, Toronto, ON - Jun. 3-5, 2024

Full info here

North By Northeast Music Festival, Toronto, ON - Jun. 12-16, 2024

Full info here

CCMA Country Music Week & Awards, Edmonton, AB - Sep. 11-14, 2024

Full info here

BreakOut West festival and conference, Saskatoon, SK - Sep. 24-29, 2024

Full info here

Global Toronto 2024 conference, Toronto, ON - Sep. 27-Oct 1, 2024

Full info here

Folk Music Ontario conference, Mississauga, ON - Oct. 3-6, 2024

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Kid Cudi performs onstage during Weekend 2 - Day 3 of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at Empire Polo Club on April 21, 2024 in Indio, Calif.
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Kid Cudi performs onstage during Weekend 2 - Day 3 of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at Empire Polo Club on April 21, 2024 in Indio, Calif.

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