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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: May 25, 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. The new First Up With RBCx Music performance series (pictured) is now accepting submissions.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: May 25, 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

 


 

28-May-20

Applications for FACTOR Artist Development Grants

 


 

28-May-20

Applications for FACTOR Juried Sound Recording

 


 

03-Jun-20

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

 


 

01-Jun-20

Applications to showcase at M for Montreal

 


 

04-Jun-20

Applications for First Up With RBCxMusic

 


 

15-Jun-20

Applications for MVP Project

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

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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Neil Young and Crazy Horse
Joey Martinez

Neil Young and Crazy Horse

Concerts

Neil Young's Love Earth Tour Will Take Him Throughout Canada

The Canadian icon is bringing his Love Earth Tour with Crazy Horse to Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary and Burnaby. He's also added a second date at Toronto's Budweiser Stage, accompanying the release of his new album, FU##IN' UP.

Neil Young is showing some love to Canadian cities on his Love Earth tour. While his original tour announcement featured just one stop in his home country, in Toronto's Budweiser Stage, he's now announced dates in Manitoba, Alberta and B.C., as well as a second show at Toronto's Budweiser Stage, in response to "incredible fan demand."

The original tour was set to kick off in San Diego at the end of April and finish in Chicago in May. These five new dates pick things back up in July, with stops in Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, and Young's hometown of Winnipeg. The tour finishes at Deer Lake Park in Burnaby B.C.

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