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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: June 21, 2021

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 affect some of the events listed. Submissions to showcase at Mundial Montreal 2021 (pictured) close on June 25.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: June 21, 2021

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

Canada Council Grants

 


 

Now open

FACTOR Songwriting Development Program

 


 

Now open

Passport: Music Export Summit

 


 

Now open

Applications for Live Music Events Funding Program - FACTOR

 


 

Now open

Applications for SOCAN Foundation Relief Fund

 


 

Now open

Applications for FACTOR Comprehensive Artist program

 


 

Now open

Submissions to showcase at Contact East 2021

 


 

25-Jun-21

Submissions to showcase at Mundial Montreal

 


 

15-Jul-21

Applications for Indigenous Music Accelerator

 


 

29-Jul-21

Applications for Ontario Music Investment Fund, Global Market Dev.

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

22-23-June-21

CIMA Business Summit

 


 

15-Sep-21

CMAOntario Awards, Ancaster, ON

 


 

21-26-Sep-21

Americana Festival and Conference, Nashville, TN

 


 

9-13-Nov-21

Indie Week, Toronto, ON

 


 

27-30-Nov-21

CCMA Country Music Week, London, ON

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2-6-Feb-22

BreakOut West, Winnipeg, MB

 


 

4-8-May-22

East Coast Music Awards, Fredericton, NB

 


 

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Live Nation Antitrust Lawsuit Expected to Be Filed by DOJ on Thursday

The lawsuit is expected to charge that the concert giant has a monopoly on event ticketing through Ticketmaster.

A Department of Justice lawsuit against Live Nation for violating U.S. antitrust laws is imminent and could be filed as soon as Thursday (May 23), a source with knowledge of the DOJ’s plans tells Billboard.

The lawsuit is rumored to charge that Live Nation has a monopoly on event ticketing through Ticketmaster and that it illegally uses its monopoly power to grow its business and stifle competition. The DOJ has been investigating Live Nation for more than two years. With that investigation now wrapped, company president Joe Berchtold recently said he was hopeful his company would avoid a legal showdown with the DOJ’s top antitrust lawyer, Jonathan Kanter.

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