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Music Canada Releases New Report Prior To CMW's Music Cities Summit

Music Canada has followed up its milestone The Mastering of a Music City report with Keys to a Music City: Examining the Merits of Music Offices, Boards and Night Mayors, just in time for the third annual Music Cities Summit.

Music Canada Releases New Report Prior To CMW's Music Cities Summit

By Nick Krewen

Serving as a successor to the 2015 study The Mastering of a Music City, Music Canada has released a follow-up report, Keys to a Music City: Examining the Merits of Music Offices, Boards and Night Mayors.


Released in time for Canadian Music Week's third annual Music Cities Summit, the Music Canada report, authored by the organization's Executive Vice President Amy Terrill and Policy Analyst Ramlah Ismail, the document examines the roles that music officers, music advisory board, music organization and Night Mayors are utilized in different locales around the world.

The report also offers 10 key lessons learned by experts as a roadmap to a Music City's success, including how:

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  • Political champions are key

  • Strong outside advocates are instrumental

  • Securing the trust and cooperation of the music community is essential.

For more details, head here to download the report.

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The St. Catharines, Ontario band are bringing the festival back this summer, and they'll release LIVE Born & Raised 2022, St Catharines ON just in time for fans to hear it first.

After a two year hiatus, Alexisonfire are resurrecting their hometown festival Born & Raised on July 5 and 6 at Montebello Park in St. Catharines, Ontario. Just in time, they're releasing a live album from the last time they held the festival, in 2022.

The album, LIVE Born & Raised 2022, St Catharines ON, captures their career-spanning set from the inaugural edition of the festival. In front of their hometown fans, they played songs from throughout their more-than-two-decades long career.

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