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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Feb. 19, 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. New additions today include deadlines for a Canadian Blast showcase at New Skool Rules in Rotterdam and a FACTOR Artist Development grant.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Feb. 19, 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 Grant

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

23-Feb-18

Submission deadline for Canada Blast showcase at New Skool Rules, May 18-20, Rotterdam,NE

 


 

9-18-March-18

SXSW 2018, Austin TX

 


 

19-25-March-18

Juno Week, Vancouver, BC

 


 

7-9-May-18

ASCAP I Create Music Exp, Los Angeles, CA

 


 

7-13-May-18

Canadian Music Week, Toronto

 


 

17-19-May-18

Great Escape Festival, Brighton, UK

 


 

5-8-June-18

MIDEM Conference, Cannes, France

 


 

8-17-June-18

North by Northeast Festival, Toronto, ON

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24-26-Sept-18

Showcase PEI, Charlottetown, PEI

 


 

10-14-Oct-18

BreakOut West, Kelowna, BC

 


 

6-11-Nov-18

Indie Week, Toronto, ON

 


 

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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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