News | December 11, 2018

MusicNL Christmas Party + Open Mic w/ Scott Gilbert

  Come one, come all, it’s the annual MusicNL Christmas party and final open mic of the calendar year! Hosted by Scott Gilbert, there will be food and there will be drink! Throw on your ugly Christmas sweater and come on down to The Ship for times + tunes! 8pm – 10pm! No cover! Door … Continued

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News | December 7, 2018

SmartistU Launches Mentorship Program

    This past September, SmartistU launched their first ever mentorship program for artists and managers around the globe. The membership includes:   – 24/7 private artist management community (1-on-1 answered questions, connections from around the globe, etc.) – 1 monthly 1-hour LIVE training with an industry expert – 1 monthly 1-hour LIVE Q&A (1-on-1 mentorship … Continued

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News | November 29, 2018

Making Music Work officially launches at Fred’s Records

  MAKING MUSIC WORK will be an information packed series of professional development workshops for artists and industry professionals presented by the NL Musicians’ Association (CFM Local 820), MusicNL and the Memorial University School of Music. This is the very first time these three local music organizations have combined forces to offer members of the … Continued

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News | November 26, 2018

MUSICNL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING SET FOR TONIGHT

  The MusicNL Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place tonight (November 26th) at 7pm at the Johnson Geo Centre (175 Signal Hill Road) in St. John’s. For those who cannot attend in person, please follow along via the provided YouTube livestream.

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News | November 20, 2018

Wacken Metal Battle Canada 2019 – St. John’s, NL

  2019 Wacken Metal Battle band submissions have kicked off for Canada. A series of battles will send one Canadian band to play at Wacken Open Air (over 80,000 in attendance) during the international Wacken Metal Battle. It is now hitting the East Coast for the first time with battles in Halifax, NS, and St. John’s, NL. Unsigned Canadian bands interested in participating in the … Continued

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News | November 16, 2018

LAWNYA VAWNYA 9 ARTIST SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN

  Lawnya Vawnya is a non-profit music and art festival produced each spring in downtown St. John’s, NL. The 9th installment of the festival will be held May 22-25, 2019. Lawnya Vawnya are now accepting submissions via online application. Submission Deadline: Friday, December 14th, 2018 at 11:59pm. While some of their programming is curated, the majority of … Continued

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News | November 9, 2018

CNA STUDENTS KICK OFF MUSIC RENTAL SPACE SURVEY

  Business students enrolled in the College of the North Atlantic’s Small Business Development course (EP2250) this semester are curious if demand correlates with supply. They are currently devising a business plan to determine the potential market for music rental space. Part of that business plan involves a survey. That’s where the MusicNL membership (and … Continued

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MUSICNL ANNOUNCES 2018 AWARD WINNERS

MusicNL is excited to announce the 2018 MusicNL industry and music award winners. Leading the way are Fortunate Ones and Mark Bragg with three awards each. Rum Ragged and Rube & Rake doubled up with two apiece. “The MusicNL awards are a chance for the province’s finest artists and music industry professionals to be acknowledged for … Continued

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News | October 11, 2018

NewFound Talent Contest winners announced

Twillingate, NL: Ally Noseworthy, Noah Hamilton and Kaden White take first, second and third place in the NewFound Talent Contest, respectively. Eleven young people from all over the province gathered at the Performing Arts Centre in Twillingate on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018. Over 100 people were in attendance for MusicNL’s annual NewFound Talent Contest, MusicNL … Continued

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News | September 24, 2018

MUSICNL ANNOUNCES EXPORT BUYERS PROGRAM DELEGATES, SHOWCASING ARTISTS

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MusicNL is pleased to welcome 16 music supervisors, booking agents, festival programmers and more from the U.K., U.S., and all across Canada for the 2018 MusicNL Export Buyers Program. We’re happy to announce that the following Export Buyer Delegates will be joining us in Twillingate: Polly Bolton – Strada Agency – Driffield, UK Micah Davidson … Continued

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