Internal Funding


December 7

FUNDING: Artist Development

This funding supports artists in all stages of project development from creation to marketing. Diverse artists and genres in demos, EP's, full-length sound recordings, marketing and promotion materials are eligible.

FUNDING: MUSICNL MARKET ACCESS

This touring funding is designed to assist export-ready, independent artist development outside of the province; to increase awareness locally, nationally and internationally of provincially produced music as an art form and as a viable industry

FUNDING: MUSICNL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

This funding program is designed to provide assistance to members to improve creative skills, to gain greater knowledge of the music industry and to conduct business that seeks to promote and market MusicNL members outside the province

External Funding


May 31

FACTOR: Artist Development /Juried Sound Recording

May 25

FACTOR ARTIST DEVELOPMENT (MAY 25)

The Artist Development Program offers a $2,000 subsidy toward one year of artist development activities including sound recording, touring & showcasing, video production, marketing and promotion.

May 25

FACTOR JURIED SOUND RECORDING (MAY 25)

The Juried Sound Recording program contributes toward the cost of acquiring, producing and marketing a full length album. Submissions are assessed by an independent jury of music industry professionals. With your application, you must submit:

April 6

CANADA COUNCIL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

April 6

CANADA COUNCIL CONCEPT TO REALIZATION PROJECT GRANTS

Awards and Showcases


September 19

A3C FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS (SEPT 19)

Founded in 2005, the A3C Festival & Conference has grown from a local showcase to become one of the most important hip-hop events of the year, which is commonly referred to as “Hip-Hop’s Family Reunion." All 3 Coasts (A3C) gather annually in Atlanta to connect, create and build together.

August 15

Folk Alliance International SHOWCASE APPLICATIONS OPEN

The Folk Alliance International showcase applications are now open.

August 7

HILLSIDE FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS (AUG 7)

Set in a beautiful, accessible conservation area with campgrounds on Guelph Lake, our summer festival is world-renowned as one of Canada’s most progressive, environmentally conscious, completely non-commercial community celebrations. We create a village on Guelph Lake Island that we fill with music, dance, drumming, food, crafts, and more. Join us on the Island this summer! July 13 – 15, 2018

August 1

TORONTO INDIE MUSIC AWARD SUBMISSIONS (AUG 1)

TIMA is a homegrown annual award ceremony and series of showcases with a mandate to provide independent musicians with a platform to attain the knowledge and tools for success. It was created in 2004 by Dani Oliva to support independent musicians. TIMA is free for musicians that reside in the Province of Ontario.

July 31

ICELAND AIRWAVES SUBMISSIONS (JULY 31)

Other Opportunities


June 30

Job Opportunity – St. Mark’s Church – Saturday Band Director

      St. Mark’s is a progressive, inclusive and welcoming faith community that celebrates its faith through the beauty of its liturgy and music and in serving our neighbours. We share in the sacraments and seek to carry God’s love into the world. At St. Mark’s there are no outsiders. St. Mark’s cherishes all … Continued

May 18

Bell Media Songwriting Challenge 2018

Now in its fourth installment, the 2018 MusicNL Bell Media Songwriting Challenge is a weekend of collaborative songwriting facilitated by internationally-acclaimed songwriter Jenson Vaughan with local award-winners Janet Cull and Mick Davis.

May 11

The Amelia Earhart Songwriting Competition

Calling all NL composers & songwriters! We are asking that you create a piece of music to commemorate Amelia Earhart's historical crossing in June of 1928.

April 25

MUNDIAL MONTREAL DIVERSITY IN MUSIC AWARD

Mundial Montréal is proud to partner with the Conseil des arts de Montréal and its partner for the 8th Diversity in Music Award.

April 20

Perform at NXNE: Expressions of Interest

MusicNL will be accepting expressions of interest for a stage taking place on Thursday, June 14, 2017. Submissions will be reviewed by a committee and successful applicants will have the opportunity to perform as a part of NXNE and attend an industry mixer. All applicants will be given assistance to apply to FACTOR for travel funding.

April 13

MUSIC VIDEO INCUBATOR: A PARTNERSHIP PROJECT OF THE NICKEL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL AND MUSICNL

The Nickel & MusicNL Music Video Incubator (Incubator) is an exciting new project to help local artists create high quality music videos. This project invites bands, individual musicians and filmmakers to collaborate on a music video with professional-level mentorship and technical support. The Incubator encourages networking across disciplines, fosters the development of emerging filmmakers, and offers musicians a high quality promotional tool.

April 3

2018 MUSIC INDUSTRY AWARD NOMINATIONS

Nominations for the 2018 Music Industry Award Nominations can be made HERE

March 15

City of St. John’s Call for Performers

The 2018 Call for Performers is now open! Performers can submit applications for the following opportunities:

March 6

TOP OF THE COUNTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED ( MAR 6)

PLEASE EMAIL topofthecountry@siriusxm.ca TO APPLY!      SiriusXM Canada, the country’s leading audio entertainment company, today announced the launch of SiriusXM’s Top of the Country in partnership with the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA), offering a national platform exclusively for emerging Canadian country artists. The cross-Canada search will give participating acts a chance to play at … Continued

February 28

REQUEST FOR ENTERTAINMENT ( MARINE ATLANTIC)

  1. Introduction This Request for Information (“RFI”) is issued by by Marine Atlantic Inc. (“MAI”) for the purposes of gathering information about the marketplace in order to assist in the determination of future purchasing options or requirements. Respondents are asked to respond to MAI and provide the information requested below. Marine Atlantic Inc. (“MAI”) … Continued

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