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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Aug. 19, 2019

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. The dates for the 2020 East Coast Music Awards in St. John's, NL (pictured), have been announced.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Aug. 19, 2019

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 a12-month period.

 


 

Grants and Funding Deadlines

 

Now open

SOCAN Foundation Travel Assistance Program

 


 

22-Aug-19

Applications for Radio Starmaker funding

 


 

17-Oct-19

Applications for FACTOR Artist Dev, Juried Sound Recording Programs

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

26-29-Sept-19

Contact East, Charlottetown, PE

 


 

10-15-Sept

Americana Festival and Conference, Nashville, TN

 


 

2-6 -Oct-19

Breakout west, Whitehorse, YK

 


 

24-25-Oct-19

Halifax Pop Explosion Conference, Halifax, NS

 


 

13-17-Nov-19

indie Week, Toronto, ON

 


 

28-30-Jan-19

AmericanaUK Festival and Conference, London, UK

 


 

29-Apr-5-May-20

ECMA Awards and festival, St. John's, NL

 


 

6-12-May-20

Canadian Music Week Festival and Conference, Toronto, ON

 


 

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Soleil Launière has won the 28th edition of Francouvertes, becoming the first Indigenous artist to win the Quebec-based music competition.

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