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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Jan. 29, 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 to give your career a boost? Check our calendar and get into the groove. A new addition this week is the Showcase PEI event set for Charlottetown in September.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Jan. 29, 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

 


 

2-Feb-18

Deadline for Music BC Travel Grants

 


 

30-Jan-18

Submissions for Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition

 


 

31-Jan-18

Applications to showcase at Upstream festival, Seattle, WA

 


 

31-Jan-18

Submissions for Canadian Songwriting Competition

 


 

12-Feb-18

Submissions for Great Escape festival, Brighton, UK

 


 

14-Feb-18

Submissions for 2018 Indigenous Music Awards, Winnipeg, MB

 

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

6-8-Feb-18

Pollstar Live 2018, Los Angeles, CA

 


 

14-18-Feb-18

Folk Alliance International, Kansas City, MO

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9-18-March-18

SXSW 2018, Austin TX

 


 

19-25-March-18

Juno Week, Vancouver, BC

 


 

2-6-May-18

East Coast Music Awards, Halifax, NS

 


 

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

 


 

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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