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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: May 10, 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. CIMA's first-ever Business Summit (pictured) runs June 22-23.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: May 10, 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

 


 

20-May-21

Applications for Manitoba Film & Music Out of Province Artists grants

 


 

20-May-21

Applications for Radio Starmaker funding

 


 

28-May-21

Applications for Everything Forever Artist Development Grants

 


 

10-Jun-21

Artist submissions for BreakOut West

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

18-21-May-21

Canadian Music Week festival and conference. Virtual

 


 

06-Jun-21

Juno Awards

 


 

8-12-June-21

International Indigenous Music Summit. Virtual

 


 

9-13-June-21

East Coast Music Awards. Virtual

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22-23-June-21

CIMA Business Summit

 


 

15-Sep-21

CMAOntario Awards, Ancaster, ON

 


 

23-26-Sept-21

Contact East, Moncton, NB

 


 

27-30-Nov-21

CCMA Country Music Week, London, ON

 


 

2-6-Feb-22

BreakOut West festival and conference, Winnipeg, MB

 


 

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Jay-Z and Alicia Keys perform onstage during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sept. 13, 2009 in New York City.
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Jay-Z and Alicia Keys perform onstage during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sept. 13, 2009 in New York City.

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Alicia Keys and Jay-Z to Perform ‘Empire State of Mind’ on 2024 Tony Awards

The song always packs a special jolt of excitement when performed in New York City.

It was too perfect an opportunity to pass up: Alicia Keys and Jay-Z will perform “Empire State of Mind” during the 77th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 16. The show is set to air live on both coasts from the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/5:00-8:00 p.m. live PT) on CBS, and to stream on Paramount+ in the U.S.

“Empire State of Mind” is featured in Hell’s Kitchen, the musical based on Keys’ early life and music which is nominated for 13 Tony Awards. That put it in a tie with the play Stereophonic as this year’s most-nominated production.

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