News | January 17, 2019

10 Reasons Why You Should Support Your Local Music Scene

Is there a name for the feeling you get when you hear a favorite song for the first time? Seriously, I’d love to know. It’s one of my favorite feelings-getting lost in the notes, not knowing what comes next, but feeling the song pull on you, and work its way through you and back out, leaving a bit of itself there, forever. It may sound flowery, but I don’t care. I love the way that feels. 

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News | January 16, 2019

The Price, Cost and Value of Digital Music

Less and less, you dole out a buck per cut, $10 per album; more and more, you access a streaming service for a nominal few each month. Or just play music for free and let ads assail you.

The streaming model’s hardly sustainable for pop acts whose tracks are digitally spun thousands of times a month. For jazz players and those who’ve come to be called “creative musicians,” the economics are even more disastrous.

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Opportunities | December 19, 2018

Canadian Song Challenge at ECMA 2019

Applications Now Open - Deadline January 4

Music PEI and ECMA are excited to announce a new partnership between ECMA 2019 and Music PEI’s Canadian Song Conference. These two events will partner this year to present a songwriting stream during the ECMA Conference taking place in Charlottetown, PEI from May 1-5, 2019. This joint initiative will leverage the strength of the Music PEI Canadian Song … Continued

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Opportunities | December 18, 2018

Cultural Craft Festival in Port Union Seeking Performers

The Coaker Factory in Port Union is located on the Bonavista Peninsula and is home to the annual Cultural Craft Festival.  In 2019 it will once again coincide with the Bonavista Biennale – a month long bi-annual art festival – and will be held on Saturday August 24 and Sunday August 25 from 10:00 am … Continued

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