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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Jan. 20, 2020

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 Canadian Folk Music Awards (pictured) head to Charlottetown for the first time in April. 

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Jan. 20, 2020

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

SOCAN Foundation Travel Assistance Program

 


 

Now open

Canada Council Grants

 


 

15-Feb-20

Applications to showcase at The Great Escape, UK

 


 

1-Feb-20

Edmonton Arts Council Travel Grants

 


 

1-Mar-20

Entries for Midem Talent Exporter initiative

 


 

1-Mar-20

Entries for Women's Freedom Song Contest

 


 

2-Apr-20

Entries for international Songwriters Day Song Contest

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

28-30-Jan-20

AmericanaFest UK, London, UK

 


 

22-26-Jan-20

Folk Alliance, New Orleans, LA

 


 

26-Jan-20

Grammy Awards, Los Angeles, CA

 


 

3-Feb-20

Maple Blues Awards, Koerner Hall, Toronto, ON

 


 

9-15-Mar-20

Juno week, Saskatoon, SK

 


 

3-4-Apr-20

Canadian Folk Music Awards, Charlottetown, PE

 


 

29-Apr-5-May-20

ECMA Awards fest and conference, St. John's, NL

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6-12-May-20

CMW fest and conference, Toronto, ON

 


 

2-5-June-20

Midem conference, Cannes, FR

 


 

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The two platinum-selling singer/songwriters have scored six nominations each for the CCMA Awards, with The Reklaws and Josh Ross hot on their heels. The biggest night in Canadian country takes place on Sept. 14 at Rogers Place in Edmonton.

Today (July 18), the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) announced the official nominees for the 2024 CCMA Awards. Topping the list of contenders with six nods apiece are Jade Eagleson and MacKenzie Porter, the latter of whom will co-host the awards show alongside American country star Thomas Rhett.

Hot on their heels with five nominations apiece are The Reklaws and Josh Ross, while High Valley, Owen Riegling and Dallas Smith are each cited in four categories. Other notable Canadian artists making the list include Dean Brody, Steven Lee Olsen, James Barker Band, Brett Kissel, Tenille Townes and Lindsay Ell.

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