Canadian Musician

Archive for the ‘Uncategorised’ Category

Catapult Your Career: Capitalizing on Education Opportunities at Music Conferences & Festivals

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Conference banner

This article originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Canadian Musician

By Samantha Everts

When it comes to the music industry, one of the best across-the-board crash courses is to attend a music conference or festival with an educational component. These typically include a mix of panels on a variety of topics, workshops, networking events, and live music showcases ranging from one to multiple days.

(more…)

DIY Touring pt. 2 – Promoting Your Tour

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

DIY touring pt 2 banner

This article originally appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Canadian Musician.

By Liam Duncan

Putting together a great tour doesn’t end when the booking is done. Despite the fact that independently booking a tour takes an extraordinary amount of time and planning, it’s really just the very first step. That is, if you want to be successful.

(more…)

How Music’s Middle Class Disappeared in the Tech Revolution

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

banner

A shortened version of this interview appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Canadian Musician magazine. The full interview can also be listened to on the Dec. 7, 2016 episode of Canadian Musician Radio.

(more…)

DIY Touring: Tips for Tackling the Road

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

diy-touring-banner-2

This article originally appeared in the November/December 2016 issue of Canadian Musician magazine

By Liam Duncan

Touring as an independent band is a pretty unique experience. When you’re starting out, you’ll spend a great deal of time blindly groping through the murky mass of venues and promoters, looking for someone to take a chance on your band. It’s hard work, and it takes a lot of time.

(more…)

Finger Eleven’s Newfound DIY Attitude

Monday, November 21st, 2016
(L-R) Finger Eleven members Rick Jackett, Scott Anderson, James Black & Sean Anderson [Photo by Photo: Dustin Rabin]

(L-R) Finger Eleven members Rick Jackett, Scott Anderson, James Black & Sean Anderson
[Photo by Photo: Dustin Rabin]

Finger Eleven’s Newfound DIY Attitude

They’ve been one of Canadian rock’s most popular bands for over 15 years, but even Finger Eleven had to learn to stretch budgets and take on more tasks themselves

By Michael Raine

This article originally appeared in the November/December 2016 issue of Canadian Musician

(more…)

Canadian Musician Associated Sites

Norris-Whitney Communications Inc.   Canadian Music Trade   Professional Lighting & Production   Professional Sound   Music Directory Canada   Music Books Plus