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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: March 2, 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. Applications for BreakOutWest (pictured) are now being accepted. 

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: March 2, 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

 


 

18-Mar-20

Applications for BreakOut West, Winnipeg, MB

 


 

15-Mar-20

Applications for Music Nova Scotia Tour Support & Artist Development

 


 

13-Mar-20

Applications for Contact East 2020, Moncton, NB

 


 

15-May-20

Applications for Mundial Montreal

 


 

15-May-20

Applications open for MVP Project

 


 

14-May-20

Applications for FACTOR Artist Development program

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

9-15-Mar-20

Juno week, Saskatoon, SK

 


 

13-22-Mar-20

South by Southwest fest and conference, Austin, TX

 


 

29-Apr-5-May-20

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

 


 

6-12-May-20

CMW fest and conference, Toronto, ON

 


 

2-5-June-20

Midem conference, Cannes, FR

 


 

16-19-June-20

A2iM Week, New York City

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15-20-Sep-20

Americana Music fest and conference, Nashville, TN

 


 

21-Sep-20

Polaris Gala, The Carlu, Toronto, ON

 


 

30-Sep-Oct-4-20

BreakOut West, Winnipeg, MB

 


 

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Céline Dion Rumoured for Paris Olympics Comeback Performance

The Quebec superstar hasn't performed since before the announcement of her Stiff Person Syndrome diagnosis in 2022, but she could be singing at the Olympic Opening Ceremony on Friday, July 26.

A Canadian icon may be making her return to the stage this week.

Céline Dion hasn't performed since before she publicly announced her diagnosis with Stiff Person Syndrome in December 2022, but the superstar reportedly planning a comeback performance at the Paris Olympics. Variety reports today (July 23) that Dion is rumoured to be singing during the Opening Ceremony this Friday, July 26.

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