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Artist Submissions Open for M for Montreal 2017

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

M for Montreal sumissions bannerThe M for Montreal showcase is now accepting submissions until April 3, 2017.

Artists selected to perform at M for Montreal will the chance to play in front of more than 200 music industry professionals from more than 20 countries. They will also have the chance to meet delegates in order to generate career opportunities.

To submit a band or artist, just fill in the official form by going HERE. Note that an administration fee of 40 CAD is required for each submission. This fee guarantees that a submission will be considered by the programming committee.

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Winners Announced the Ultimate Yamaha Guitar Gear Giveaway

Monday, February 27th, 2017
Trevor Teakle

Trevor Teakle

The winners have been selected for Canadian Musician‘s Ultimate Yamaha Guitar Gear Giveaway! We gave away away three Yamaha Revstar Guitars and three Yamaha THR amps to these three lucky winners!

Trevor Teakle of Niagara Falls, ON is taking home a Yamaha Revstar RS702B and Yamaha THR10C amp. Trevor is a music teacher at Richmond Street Public School in Thorold, ON and has been teaching music for 17 years.

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Enter Canadian Musician’s ‘Industry Experience Sweepstakes’ for the Ultimate CMW Experience

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Industry experience sweepsCanadian Musician magazine want to treat you and a guest to an insider’s look at Canadian Music Week (CMW)!

We want you to experience it the way we do! So this year, Canadian Musician is giving you the chance to win “An Industry Experience” at CMW 2017. This experience is valued at over $3,000

With an Industry Experience at CMW you’re sure to get the most out of the internationally recognized event.

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Which Popular Music Artist Has Travelled the Most?

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Stones planePackage holiday company TravelBird has released the Most Travelled Musicians Ranking, presenting a comprehensive insight into the travel miles of the world’s most popular artists. TravelBird combined music, travel, and curiosity within the study of 36 popular artists. The ranking reveals which bands and musicians have the greatest number of travel miles under their belt and who holds the title of the world’s most travelled. In addition to presenting the most travelled artists, TravelBird also calculated how much it would cost an ultimate superfan to have followed each musician throughout their career.

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Canadian Musician’s Next Free Webinar: Creating a Killer Artist Website

Monday, February 13th, 2017

KillerWebWebinarAll musicians and their teams are invited to join Canadian Musician Editor-in-Cheif Andrew King and Dave Cool, Director of Artist & Industry Outreach at Bandzoogle, as they discuss how to create a killer artist website.

Having a killer web presence as an artist is more important now than ever before, and that grows truer by the day.

Your website is often someone’s first point of contact with your brand and art. It connects you with your audience, lets you share your songs and other media, offers a platform to sell your music, merch, and tickets, and a whole lot more.

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#CMPremiere – Lion Bear Fox

Friday, February 10th, 2017

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West coast folk rockers Lion Bear Fox have been described as a “musical force of nature,” and the songs from their upcoming self-titled LP certainly support that case. The record drops Friday, Feb. 17th, but we’re bringing you an early listen in this exclusive #CMPremiere.

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#CMPremiere – Finale by Mike Rocha

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

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Acclaimed Toronto producer and composer Mike Rocha is releasing his debut album, Finale, on Feb. 10th via Pirates Blend Records, but Canadian Musician is bringing you the collection a few days early in this exclusive #CMPremiere.

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Enter Canadian Musician’s Mother Mother Sweepstakes to Win Merch

Monday, February 6th, 2017

mother mother Sweeps_main1We’re excited about our latest issue of Canadian Musician magazine and very excited about the prize we have for Mother Mother  fans.

Here’s your chance to win a VINYL copy of Mother Mother’s latest release, NO CULTURE. You will also win a NO CULTURE poster, and a copy of the latest Canadian Musician magazine featuring Mother Mother.

Winning is super easy — just enter your name and email address and you’re entered to win!!

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Nominations Close Jan. 31 for 2017 Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards

Friday, January 27th, 2017

CMMBAThere are only five days left to get your nominations in for the 2017 Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards, which will be given out at a gala during Canadian Music Week (CMW) at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto on April 20, 2017. The CMBIAs have become a highlight of CMW as a grand celebration of Canadian broadcasters and music industry standouts.

The awards cover all area of the music industry. The categories include:

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CM’s Andrew King Among the Industry Judges for CBC Searchlight 2017

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Searchlight-Promo-FB or TwitterCBC Music has announced the industry panel for Searchlight 2017 and it include none other than Canadian Musician’s own Editor-in-Chief, Andrew King, alongside a host of prominent personalities from around the Canadian music scene and industry. Through the Searchlight contest, CBC Music is searching for “Canada’s next great music act,” and submissions are currently being accepted until Feb. 7, 2017.

The industry panel for Searchlight 2017 is comprised of top artists, music producers and radio hosts, as well as other music industry professionals in A&R, artist management, music publishing, concert promotion, music journalism, publicity and music festival production. Our panelists will be grading the submissions that make it to the regional finals to help determine the 23 winners who will advance to the national round. Meet the judges who are on this year’s panel, listed below in alphabetical order according to their first names.

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