News | June 5, 2020

Letter to MusicNL from The Honourable Bernard Davis Re: Press On

June 2, 2020   Amy House, Chair MusicNL 186 Duckworth Street St. John’s, NL A1C 1G5 Dear Amy House: The Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation (TCII) remains committed to investing in our musicians. We are pleased to provide MusicNL an additional $25,000 to support Press On , which will not only stabilize the … Continued

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News | June 2, 2020

Black Lives Matter – Black Out Tuesday

At MusicNL we condemn racism in all its forms, whether subtle or overt. And with the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and Regis Korchinski-Paquet, and the violence against protesters that has followed, we must speak out. We must do better. Let there be no doubt about our position: Black Lives Matter. We stand … Continued

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News | May 29, 2020

MusicNL Announces “PRESS ON” Project Approvals

In response to COVID-19 and its effects on the Music Industry, MusicNL announces the funding of 37 new and innovative projects, totaling over $150,000. * Created to support an industry crippled by the pandemic, the response to the “Press On” program was overwhelming and, to be honest, very exciting. At the deadline the original budget … Continued

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News | March 24, 2020

MusicNL Letter to The Honourable Steven Guilbeault Regarding COVID-19

March 24, 2020 The Honourable Steven Guilbeault Minister of Canadian Heritage cc. The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minsiter The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development Member for Labrador: Yvonne Jones Member for Coast of Bays-Central-Notre Dame: Scott Simms Member for St. Johns East: Jack Harris Member … Continued

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News | March 25, 2020

MusicNL Letter to The Honourable Bernard Davis Regarding COVID-19

March 25, 2020 The Honourable Bernard Davis Minister for Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation Government of Newfoundland and Labrador cc. Charles Bown, Deputy Minister Carmela Murphy, Assistant Deputy Minister Melanie Martin, Manager of Culture Dear Minister, We are deeply concerned for Newfoundland and Labrador musicians, and all artists and arts organizations affected by cancellations of … Continued

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News | February 26, 2020


musicnl & The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival present: Women of Music & Film Join MusicNL and the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival us as we commemorate International Women’s Day 2020. The partnership is the first of its kind for MusicNL, bringing together a diverse group of female leaders and representatives in the … Continued

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News | January 29, 2020

Announcing the MusicNL 2019 Awards Winners!

  MusicNL is excited to announce the 2019 MusicNL industry and music award winners. Leading the way is Nick Earle with three awards. Jenina MacGillivray, Rum Ragged, and Youngtree & The Blooms doubled up with two apiece. For more general information about MusicNL membership, see our website or contact us at The full list … Continued

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News | January 16, 2020

ECMA 2020 Nominations Press Conference

Join the East Coast Music Association on Thursday, February 6 at The Rockhouse in St. John’s, NL, where the 2020 East Coast Music & Industry Award Nominations will be announced! Feauturing live performances by Weary, Rube & Rake, along with more exciting news about #ECMA2020. Follow along on Twitter: ········ Once the announcements are … Continued

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News | December 19, 2019


Travel subsidies will be available for all MusicNL members supporting them to attend the MusicNL Awards Celebration 2019, up to a maximum of 50%. Under this program a percentage of per diems, travel (if using a private vehicle, see the Government of NL Auto Reimbursement Rates) and accommodations (receipts required) will be provided. Members travelling must be a current … Continued

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