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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadline: May 22, 2018

Chasing some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Hoping to enter your songs into a lucrative competition? Seeking showcase opportunities at festivals and conferences for a career boost? Check our calendar and get into the groove. There are two weeks left to place your vote for the SiriusXM Top of the Country contest.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadline: May 22, 2018

By Kerry Doole

Festivals and Conference Submission Deadlines

 

Now Open

CIMA Road Gold Certification: Applications now open. This program acknowledges the dedication and drive of Canada's touring artists and bands. It is awarded to those artists who have sold at least 25,000 tickets during their Canadian tour(s) over the course of any 12-month period

 


 

Grants and Funding Deadlines

 

Now open

SOCAN Foundation Travel Assistance Program

 


 

31-May-18

FACTOR Artist Development Grants

 


 

6-Jun-18

Voting for SiriusXM Top Of The Country contest

 


 

15-Jun-18

Submissions for Canadian Folk Music Awards

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

25-May-18

Application for Canadian Blast at Americana conference, Nashville, Sept. 11-16

 


 

5-8-June-18

MIDEM Conference, Cannes, France

 


 

8-17-June-18

North by Northeast Festival, Toronto, ON

 


 

24-26-Sept-18

Showcase PEI, Charlottetown, PEI

 


 

10-14-Oct-18

BreakOut West, Kelowna, BC

 


 

3-7-Oct-18

AC# Hip-Hop Fest & Conference, Atlanta, GA

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6-11-Nov-18

Indie Week, Toronto, ON

 


 

30-Nov-1 -Dec -18

Canadian Folk Music Awards, Calgary, AB

 


 

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Beyoncé
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Beyoncé

Chart Beat

Beyoncé’s ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’ Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs Chart

Plus, her "16 Carriages" rolls in at No. 9.

Pop and R&B/hip-hop superstar Beyoncé makes her debut on Billboard’s streaming-, airplay- and sales-based Hot Country Songs chart (dated Feb. 24) with her first two entries on the survey: “Texas Hold ‘Em” at No. 1 and “16 Carriages” at No. 9.

As previously reported, the songs start at Nos. 2 and 38, respectively, on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100.

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