FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: June 17, 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 RBC Emerging Musician Program (pictured), administered by Canada's Walk of Fame, is now accepting submissions.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: June 17, 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




Submissions for Young Canadian Songwriter Awards




Submissions for Canadian Folk Music Awards, Charlottetown, April 3-4, 2020




Applications for Artist Entrepreneur West, Calgary, AB, Nov. 4 - Dec. 6




Submissions for it's Your Shot Contest




Applications for RBC Emerging Musician Program




Applications for FACTOR Artist Dev, Juried Sound Recording programs



Other Conferences and Business Opportunities



Americana Festival and Conference, Nashville, TN



2-6 -Oct-19

Breakout west, Whitehorse, YK




Folk Alliance Conference, New Orleans, LA



Ruth Moody
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Ruth Moody


New & Upcoming Canadian Album Releases: Ruth Moody, Charlotte Cardin & More

Other artists with new releases this week include Kaïa Kater, Coleman Hell and Lemon Bucket Orkestra.

This week's Canadian album releases include a keenly-anticipated solo effort from folk singer Ruth Moody of The Wailin' Jennys.

She joins a big release week that includes a surprise EP from Charlotte Cardin, fellow buzzy folk artist Kaïa Kater, rock band The Anti-Queens and more.

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