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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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!!
There 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:
CBC 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.
The 2017 CCMA Discovery Program will see six jury-selected finalists flown to Toronto for Music Industry Discovery Week this spring, where they’ll learn in-depth about the music business, meet key players in the industry, perform at an exclusive showcase, and so much more. Each finalist will also be paired with an established Canadian country artist for a mentorship opportunity, in addition to performing at the CCMA Discovery Showcase, an official PotashCorp Country Music Week event. One finalist will be presented with the 2017 CCMA Discovery Award at the CCMA Gala Dinner & Awards, as part of PotashCorp Country Music Week 2017 in Saskatoon.
Submissions are now open for The 2017 Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Discovery Program. The program was formed to provide Canadian country music artists with career opportunities and build music industry connections.
The 2017 initiative includes the following opportunities:
Are you a performer or in a band, and have a cool new song that you want to share with the world? If your answer is yes, you could win a trip to the 2017 JUNO Awards Broadcast in Ottawa, Ontario!
What can you win?
Yamaha Keys to the Junos 2017 is finally here! Enter to win $20,000 in gear, a trip to Ottawa to see the Junos live broadcast, and much more.
The latest in Canadian Musician’s series of free, career-building webinars for musicians and music industry professionals has been scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 26 from 7-8 p.m. EST and the topic will be Demystifying Music Publishing.
What is a music publisher? How do songwriters land publishing deals? What kinds of opportunities and revenue streams can music publishing open up for you?
Canadian Music Week (CMW) 2017 and Music Canada Live have announced details for the second annual Live Music Industry Awards and are currently welcoming nominations.
The event will take place from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19 during CMW 2017 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel and celebrate the best of the live music business sector.