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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: May 11, 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. Applications for the just-announced Hot Docs-Slaight Family Fund for music documentaries (pictured) open on June 3. 

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: May 11, 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

 


 

15-May-20

Applications open for MVP Project

 


 

21-May-20

Applications for FACTOR Business Development Grants

 


 

28-May-20

Applications for FACTOR Artist Development Grants

 


 

12-Jun-20

Applications for Halifax Pop Explosion 2020

 


 

03-Jun-20

Applications open for Hot Docs-Slaight Family Fund for music documentaries

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

11-16-Aug-20

North by Northeast Festival, Toronto, ON

 


 

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

 


 

1-4-Oct-20

CMAOntario Awards and festival, London, ON

 


 

21-24-Oct-20

Halifax Pop Explosion 2020, Halifax, NS

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18-21-Nov-20

M for Montreal, Montreal, PQ

 


 

9-10_Apr-2021

Canadian Folk Music Awards, Charlottetown, PE

 


 

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50 Cent

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50 Cent Takes A Victory Lap at Toronto's Cabana Pool Bar: Canadian Concerts of the Week

Also this week: it's festival season, with Hillside, Le Festif! and the Vancouver Folk Music Festival all happening on the same weekend.

Summer is in swing, and that means festival season. While many of the biggest ones take place in August, this weekend sees a handful of folk or adjacent events with the perfect summer vibes. Find those below, after our concert of the week featuring one of the biggest rap success stories of the last two decades.

Concert of the Week

50 Cent at Cabana Pool Bar, Toronto — Saturday, July 20

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