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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: April 19, 2021

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? Check our calendar and get into the groove. Keep in mind that pandemic fears are likely to affect some of the events listed. The 2021 edition of BreakOutWest (pictured) has been postponed to Feb. 2022, with showcase submissions now open.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: April 19, 2021

By Kerry Doole

Festivals and Conference Submission Deadlines

 

Now Open

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

 


 

Grants and Funding Deadlines

 

Now open

Canada Council Grants

 


 

Now open

FACTOR Songwriting Development Program

 


 

Now open

Passport: Music Export Summit

 


 

Now open

Applications for SOCAN Foundation Relief Fund

 


 

Now open

Applications for FACTOR Comprehensive Artist program

 


 

30-Apr-21

Applications for Music PEI Funding

 


 

20-May-21

Applications for Manitoba Film & Music Out of Province Artists grants

 


 

20-May-21

Applications for Radio Starmaker funding

 


 

10-Jun-21

Artist submissions for BreakOut West

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

20-24-Apr-21

Indie 101 virtual conference

 


 

5-9-May-21

ECMAs, Sydney, NS

 


 

18-21-May-21

Canadian Music Week festival and conference. Virtual

 


 

06-Jun-21

Juno Awards

 


 

8-12-June-21

International Indigenous Music Summit. Virtual

 


 

23-26-Sept-21

Contact East, Moncton, NB

 


 

27-31-Oct-21

Womex, Porto

 


 

27-30-Nov-21

CCMA Country Music Week, London, ON

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2-6-Feb-22

BreakOut West festival and conference, Winnipeg, MB

 


 

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Obituaries: French Pop Icon Françoise Hardy, 'Suspicious Minds' Songwriter Mark James

This week we also acknowledge the passing of broadcaster/musician Jeremy Tepper, Tejano music TV host Johnny Canales and Scottish rocker Davie Duncan.

Françoise Hardy, a French pop singer, actress, author and model, died on June 11, at age 80 after a long battle with lymphatic cancer.

A Billboard obituary terms Hardy "one of the leading lights of the French yé-yé pop movement, and an inspiration to Bob Dylan and Mick Jagger.

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