MBCXmasThe Music BC office will be closed Saturday, December 20th through Monday, January 5th.

Have a safe and happy holiday season and best wishes from the Music BC Team. See you in the new year!

December 19, 2014 by  |  Filed under FEATURES  

CMW 2015 squareMusic BC will be returning to CMW 2015 for another must-see showcase at the Rivoli! Now in its 33rd year, CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music.

Members can apply, regardless of their current status with CMW. (If you’ve already been approved, this could be your showcase, and if you didn’t apply via CMW directly, that’s ok, you can still apply for ours!)

DEADLINE: 5pm Friday January 30th 2015

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December 16, 2014 by  |  Filed under FEATURES, Opportunities  

musiccafeNew for 2014, the Whistler Film Festival in partnership with Music BC has added the WFF Music Café to its roster and is excited to announce the British Columbia musicians selected to participate at this year’s one-day event during the Whistler Film Festival (December 3-7, 2014). This unique and intimate event puts the focus on placements of songs into feature films, TV shows, documentaries and any filmed media during the festival.

Saturday, December 6th
Garfinkel’s, Whistler Village

Wil, Chersea, Zaac Pick, Rococode, Humans
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November 30, 2014 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, NEWS  

Last Thursday at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, 102.7 The PEAK and Music BC announced the rankings of the top 3 artists in the 2014 PEAK Performance Project!


1st place – 102.7 Thousand Dollars



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November 24, 2014 by  |  Filed under NEWS  

WFF2014From December 3rd to 7th, 2014, the Whistler Film Festival (WFF) will celebrate its 14th edition as one of Canada’s leading festivals. This year Music BC will be partnering with the WFF to present the WFF Music Cafe, a showcase of market ready BC songwriters and artists. It will be the place to be for filmmakers looking for music for their next project, music supervisors and film executives looking for their next discovery and film fans who love music too.

The showcase will take place from 1-5pm on Saturday December 6th in Whistler Village.  Bands and solo artists from all genres who are export ready and have professional quality sound recordings are welcome to apply. Accommodation and a modest travel honorarium will be provided to selected artists.

Please upload 2 Mp3′s and a video that features the band/artist performing LIVE. Must be a current Music BC member.

Deadline: Friday November 14th, 5pm
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November 6, 2014 by  |  Filed under NEWS  


Sunday Nov 16th, 2014 1:00-4:00PM
VSO School of Music – Pyatt Hall
843 Seymour St, Vancouver


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)

Free for current members, $25 for the public
RSVP to guarantee your spot: rsvp@musicbc.org

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

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 only 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