Last Call: Submissions Wanted for CMW’s ‘Live Music Industry Awards’

[TORONTO] – With just 48 hours left until the deadline, Canadian Music Week 2017 and Music Canada Live are looking for artists to perform during the Live Music Industry Awards (LMIA), as well as during their Live Music Summit programming.

“Last year the first-ever LMIA’S proved beyond a doubt that we have much to celebrate, by acknowledging live incredible contributions to the industry. This year, we continue to shine a spotlight on this passionate and dedicated community – one that works tirelessy to put artists and fans together. This effort is at the heart of what Music Canada Live is about, and we are thrilled to co-present the second annual LMIA’s in 2017 with CMW on behalf of our members and Canada’s live music industry.” – Erin Benjamin, Executive Director

Submissions will go live online on February 15th, and will be a voting process. For more information and to apply, click here.

Call for Submissions: CIMA Is Looking For Hip-Hop/R&B Submissions for New Skool Rules Showcase

[NETHERLANDS] РOnce again, CIMA will be taking a group of Canadian artists over to Rotterdam, Netherlands, for a Canadian Blast showcase during New Skool Rules.

“New Skool Rules, a three-day international conference which includes seminars, showcases, B2B events and more will celebrates its fifth edition in 2017. New Skool Rules is the largest international Hip Hop and R&B music conference in the world. During its 4th edition, industry professionals from 27 difference countries came to network, share experiences and showcase. Held bi-annually in the past, from 2017 onward New Skool Rules will take place annually.” Continue reading “Call for Submissions: CIMA Is Looking For Hip-Hop/R&B Submissions for New Skool Rules Showcase”

Read: 6 Things More Important Than Performing at a Music Festival

With your accommodations set, new clothing meticulously thought out and bought, the perfect playlist created for your journey, and the hype of everything that may come within the next few days, you find yourself at the cusp of festival season. Whether it’d be SXSW, NXNE, CMW, A3C, CMJ or one of the dozens of other festivals in North America and abroad that highlight independent talent, artists fall into three categories: A) the artist who only attends a festival if they have a show, B) the artist who attends the festival with the intentions of jumping on their friend’s show, and C) the artist who doesn’t have a show, but has carefully crafted a festival agenda that will give him/her a leg up on both A and B.

Continue reading “Read: 6 Things More Important Than Performing at a Music Festival”