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.

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DEADLINE: Friday September 26th, 5pm PST

August 21, 2014 by  |  Filed under FEATURES, Opportunities  

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Music BC is once again teaming up with Rifflandia Festival to present 3 nights of emerging BC talent!
The 2014 Music BC Rifflandia showcases will take place at Anian in Victoria BC September 11th, 12th, and 13th!

(in order of appearance)

Thursday, September 11
Wintermitts
Little India
Derrival
Willhorse

Friday, September 12
Skye Wallace
Jasper Sloan Yip
Damn Fools
Midil Beach

Saturday, September 13
Jody Glenham
Hunting
LIINKS
Humans DJ Set

For more information on the performing artists, read below.

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August 14, 2014 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, FEATURES  

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Roundhouse radio was recently approved by the CRTC as a new station to be broadcast on 98.3 FM. As part of this launch, Roundhouse radio has committed to a new seven year Canadian Content Development program to be called the “Roundhouse Discovery Project” to be administered my Music BC. The project will focus on developing recording artists who are not normally suitable for commercial radio. This group of artists require tools to enhance their opportunities in the music business. The program will include an education component, a showcase component, a songwriting and recording component and significant radio support from Roundhouse Radio. The program and station will be launched some time in 2015, so watch out for future announcements.

http://www.roundhouseradio.com/

August 21, 2014 by  |  Filed under General, NEWS  

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2014 K96-3 EMERGING ARTIST: WILLHORSE

Music BC is proud to announce the return of the K96-3 Emerging Artist Program for 2014! Focusing on artists from BC’s interior regions, this program is designed to aid in the development and promotion of interior artists, through recording grants, education, and showcase opportunities.

You can download all the Top 5 Artists songs Here

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August 5, 2014 by  |  Filed under NEWS, Opportunities  

mission folk 2014Music BC is pleased to partner with Mission Folk Festival to offer a unique performance opportunity for our members in the folk/roots community. Music BC programs a paid showcase event Saturday afternoon consisting of 3 folk acts, chosen by an industry jury to perform at the festival. 3 artists will be selected to perform 45 minute sets at Mission Folk Festival.One of the three will be chosen to perform at the CBC Nooner stage in downtown Vancouver and receive a tour of the CBC studios.

Schedule:

The Lion The Bear The Fox – 1pm @ Shady Grove Stage
Skye Wallace – 230pm @ Ursa Major
John Welsh – 430pm @ Totem Shelter

For full schedule visit www.missionfolkfestival.ca

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July 22, 2014 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, General, NEWS  

Riff 2014 BannerMusic BC is once again teaming up with Rifflandia Festival to present 3 nights of emerging BC talent!

The 2014 Music BC Rifflandia showcases will take place at Anian Surfboards in Victoria BC September 11th, 12th, and 13th!

15 bands will be selected to perform. Details below!

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED
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July 22, 2014 by  |  Filed under NEWS, Opportunities  

pemberton

We are every excited to be partnering with Pemberton Music Festival this year and offer a showcase opportunity to a Music BC Member. Taking place on Thursday, July 17th at the Pemberton Festival Site the chosen artist will be opening the draw for Gord Downie with The Saides, Matt Mays and Dan Deacon.

 

Congratulations to the jury selected artist, Rolla Olak, on this opportunity.

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July 21, 2014 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, General, NEWS, Opportunities