Applications are Open for the International Songwriting Competition

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is an annual song contest whose mission is to provide the opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to have their songs heard in a professional, international arena. ISC is designed to nurture the musical talent of songwriters on all levels and promote excellence in the art of songwriting. Amateur and professional … Continued


Woody Island Resort, located approximately a two hour drive from both St. John’s and Gander is looking for a solo artist to perform at the resort occasionally throughout the Summer (beginning in July). The ideal candidate will have a broad repertoire of songs including traditional Newfoundland, country, pop and rock. Interested performers please contact Woody … Continued


The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival (SJIWFF) is looking to hire a Guest Services Coordinator (16 weeks), an Event Services Coordinator (16 weeks), and a Volunteer Coordinator (10 weeks). These positions are funded through the JCP program (eligibility criteria are included in the postings). SFIWFF is also offering an additional top-up/honorarium for each of … Continued

June 14

MUSIC VIDEO INCUBATOR: A partnership project of the Nickel Independent Film Festival and MusicNL

The Nickel & MusicNL Music Video Incubator is an exciting project to help local artists create high quality music videos. This project invites bands and individual musicians to collaborate with filmmakers 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.

June 28

Submissions now open for the 2019/2020 Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class

Emerging musicians can now submit applications for Canada’s leading artist development program, including immersive mentoring from music industry leaders

May 17

Apply for Halifax Pop Explosion

Halifax Pop Explosion artist applications close for the year on May 17!

February 28

Factor – Annual Profile Review Deadline

Following the review, artist ratings and company ratings can go up or down. New ratings go into effect on April 1, 2019. Go to our website to get some tips, important notes and reminders for music companies and artists.

February 10

Canadian Music Publishers Association – Women In The Studio Program

Canadian Music Publishers Association is pleased to announce our Women in the Studio program for 2019. This year we are proud to be offering curated production-related opportunities and experiences to five producer-songwriters. The ideal candidates are: • already working producer-songwriters who identify as women • producer-songwriters do not need to be on your roster to … Continued

February 20

ShiftChange: Festival Perspectives from Atlantic Canada and Beyond

This year’s event takes place February 21-23, 2019 in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the Atlantica Hotel. It is open to both members and non-members and many industry and sector organizations are invited to attend including festival and theatre presenters, venue operators, event producers and tourism and municipality operators.

February 8

Now Open: Submissions for the 2019 CCMA Songwriters’ Series

It's a longstanding event as part of Country Music Week, and one of the most beloved. It's where we hear the stories behind the songs, and get inspired by the artistry behind the craft. It's the CCMA Songwriters' Series - and you could be a part of it.