MUSIC BC’S HOW-TO SERIES PRESENTS:
HOW TO MAKE MORE MONEY FROM YOUR MUSIC

Sunday Oct 19th, 2014 1:00-4:00PM
VSO School of Music – Pyatt Hall
843 Seymour St, Vancouver

Featuring:

Tommy Borscheid (The Orchard)
Terry O’Brien (SOCAN),
Julia Train (MROC) and
Shannon Luttmer (Hybridity Music)

Hosted by: Bob D’Eith (Music BC / Adagio Media)

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October 30, 2014 by  |  Filed under CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERIES, EVENTS, FEATURES  

fai2015posterThe Folk Alliance International conference is an annual event that draws together music industry professionals from throughout the world to share ideas, network, and celebrate traditional music and dance. It is an event of celebration, education, and entertainment, that includes showcases, panels, workshops, and exhibitors.

Music BC will be returning to the Folk Alliance International conference, and teaming up with BreakOut West to present the best in Western Canadian Folk! The event will take place in Kansas City MO, February 18th-22nd 2015. Music BC members are welcome to apply to showcase in our private showcase suites.

Deadline: Friday November 14th, 2014 5pm (PST)

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October 16, 2014 by  |  Filed under FEATURES, Opportunities  

Screen Shot 2014-10-23 at 11.46.46 AMThe JUNOS are shaking things up left and right, and they want you to be a part of it.   At CARAS they want to ensure they have representation from every province and that B.C. artists get the recognition they deserve on our national stage.  Did JUNO that 20% of the 2014 JUNO Award nominees were from British Columbia. Let’s raise that number!

So, how do you do this?

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October 23, 2014 by  |  Filed under General, NEWS  

Music BC’s How-To series presents:
HOW TO GET YOUR SONGS ON THE RADIO

Sunday Oct 19th, 2014 1:00-4:00PM
VSO School of Music – Pyatt Hall
843 Seymour St, Vancouver

Featuring:
Dan Mangan (Artist)
James Sutton (Music Director, 102.7 The PEAK)
Geoff Goddard (Frontside Promotions Group)
Justin Wachtel (Marquis Label Services)

Hosted by: Tamara Stanners  (Program Director, 102.7 The PEAK)

 


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September 25, 2014 by  |  Filed under CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERIES, EVENTS, NEWS  

mbc.crbcThe Music Industry Travel Assistance Program (“MITAP”) is administered by the Music BC Industry Association  on behalf of Creative BC, financially supported by the Province of British Columbia.

MITAP provides assistance to BC based recording artists to participate in performance and showcasing initiatives that are undertaken in support of BC owned sound recordings. MITAP also assists BC based music businesses to participate in conferences and other business travel in order to support BC based recording artists.

APPLY AS AN ARTIST | APPLY AS A BUSINESS

DEADLINE: Friday September 26th, 5pm PST

September 20, 2014 by  |  Filed under NEWS, Opportunities  

BE A PART OF THE INDUSTRY! HAVE YOUR SAY AT THE MUSIC BC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 

Wednesday October 15th, 630-8pm
Tom Lee Music Hall, 929 Granville St Vancouver

Featuring a discussion with the President of FACTOR Duncan McKie!

Members only – please RSVP: rsvp@musicbc.org

This is a very important event for our organization, and we rely on our members to come out and support their industry association! At our AGM we take care of business such as:
  • - Vote in our board of directors, who make important decisions about the direction of Music BC
  • - Hear reports on all the projects and opportunities that we provided for the 2013/2014 year
  • - Bring up your suggestions on what we could do to improve the services to our members
  • - Review and approve the association’s financials
The meeting will be followed by a members only reception at a nearby location – however you have to attend to find out where it will be!

Individuals interested in applying to run for a position on our board of directors should express their interest to Savannah Wellman at savannah@musicbc.org prior to the meeting.
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September 18, 2014 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, NEWS  

102.7 The PEAK and Music BC announce The 2014 PEAK Performance Project Showcase Series, powered by Cariboo Brewing! For 4 Thursdays throughout September and October, we will showcase our Top 12 bands at Fortune Sound Club. These performances will form a part of their overall scores so make sure you come out and support your favourites!

Fortune Sound Club, 147 E Pender St. Vancouver
Doors at 8:00 pm, Music at 9pm sharp!
Tickets Advance: $10.27 + Service Charge

GET YOUR TICKETS HERE!
Tickets at the Door: $15
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September 16, 2014 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, NEWS