FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Oct. 29, 2018

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. Saskatchewan Music Week and the Very Prairie Summit head to Saskatoon next month.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Oct. 29, 2018

By Kerry Doole

Festivals and Conference Submission Deadlines


Now Open

CIMA Road Gold Certification: Applications now open. This program acknowledges the dedication and drive of Canada's touring artists and bands. It is awarded to those artists who have sold at least 25,000 tickets during their Canadian tour(s) over the course of any 12-month period



Grants and Funding Deadlines


Now open

SOCAN Foundation Travel Assistance Program




Applications for MVP Project funding for music videos




Applications for Radio Starmaker Fund




Applications for MusiCounts Band Aid program




Showcase applications for CMW 2019, Toronto, ON, May 6-12



Other Conferences and Business Opportunities



Indie Week, Toronto, ON




Saskatchewan Music Week and Very Prairie Summit, Saskatoon, SK



30-Nov-1 -Dec -18

Canadian Folk Music Awards, Calgary, AB




East Coast Music Awards, Charlottetown, PEI




6-12 -May-19

Canadian Music Week, Toronto, ON



Taylor Swift & Post Malone in 'Fortnight' music video

Taylor Swift & Post Malone in 'Fortnight' music video


Taylor Swift & Post Malone's 'Fortnight' Is Canada's Hottest New Radio Track

Canadian rock band The Damn Truth is also earning strong support with Bob Rock as producer, and the Chris Buck Band hit a high note with their latest that also features western Canadian country star Gord Bamford.

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into three categories. Top Downloads and Top Canadian Downloads represent the most copied tracks in the week ending April 12. Most Active Indies blends downloads and streams, with the affiliated label and radio promotions company in parentheses.

Top Downloads

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