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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: June 15, 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. Keep in mind that pandemic fears are likely to threaten some of the events listed. The applications deadline for the next round of FACTOR (pictured) Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording Programs is Oct. 15.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: June 15, 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

 


 

Now open

FACTOR Songwriting Development Program

 


 

Now open

Applications for Allan Slaight Juno Master Class

 


 

15-Jun-20

Applications for MVP Project

 


 

18-Jun-20

Applications open for OMIF - Music Industry Initiatives

 


 

31-Jul-20

Nominations for Canadian Folk Music Awards

 


 

29-Jul-20

Applications for Hot Docs-Slaight Family Fund for music docs

 


 

01-Sep-20

Applications for FACTOR Showcase Production

 


 

15-Oct-20

Applications for FACTOR Artist Development & Juried Sound Recording Programs

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

15-20-Sep-20

Americana Music fest and conference, Nashville, TN

 


 

22-Sep-Oct-4-20

Sing! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival

 


 

30-Sep-Oct-4-20

BreakOut West, Winnipeg, MB

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1-4-Oct-20

CMAOntario Awards and festival, London, ON

 


 

21-24-Oct-20

Halifax Pop Explosion 2020, Halifax, NS

 


 

18-21-Nov-20

M for Montreal, Montreal, PQ

 


 

9-10_Apr-2021

Canadian Folk Music Awards, Charlottetown, PE

 


 

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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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