Music 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 Vancouverand receive a tour of the CBC studios.
The Lion The Bear The Fox – 1pm @ Shady Grove Stage
Skye Wallace – 230pm @ Ursa Major
John Welsh – 430pm @ Totem Shelter
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.
Join us on July 11th for The Khatsahlano Street Party, and catch The PEAK Performance Project Top 12
The West 4th Avenue Khatsahlano Street Party is Vancouver’s biggest FREE Music and Arts Festival! Created with love in 2011 by the members of the Kitsilano West 4th Avenue Business Association, this year’s festival will feature EIGHT stages showcasing more than 50 of Vancouver’s top musical performers including the BC Top 12 PEAK Performance Artists as well as the eclectic work of local artisans and street performers. This 10-block street fair also features a wide variety of food options, bustling patios, giveaways, special activities, and new this year, licensed outdoor beer gardens!
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.
JOIN THE TOP 5 EMERGING ARTISTS AT KELOHA MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL
These showcases will be juried and will form a part of the overall assessment of the artist.
Sunday, July 13th Sandbar Stage
1:15pm – Paperboy
1:40pm – Jordan Dean
2:05pm – Raquel Cole
2:30pm – Immaculate
2:55pm – Willhorse
Music BC’s Career Development Series and V.I.C. Fest are proud to once again team up to present some of BC’s strongest songwriters in an intimate and interactive workshop and performance.
Tyler Bancroft & Ben Worcester (Said The Whale)
Songwriting Workshop: 12:00-1:30pm
Songwriters of all levels are welcome to come participate in a workshop designed to inspire your creativity and hone your craft! Hear our mentors share their secrets on the songwriting process, and how they work their ideas into memorable pieces of music. Attendees are welcome to bring an instrument and share a song to receive feedback on (as time allows).
Songwriters Circle: 2:00-3:30pm
After hearing them speak about the process, see it live in action as our songwriters share their favourite songs, tell the stories about how they came to be, and collaborate together for what is sure to be a unique performance from these talented artists.
We’re excited to be returning to Victoria for another SchMusic Networking Party!
SchMusic is a chance for local artists and industry to come meet, mingle, and make connections in a casual setting! Plus we’ll have games, prizes, free drinks and more! Everyone is welcome.
Friday, June 13th 2014 6-9pm The Copper Owl
1900 Douglas St, Victoria
Here’s the details:
You don’t have to be a member to attend!
The first 50 people to arrive will receive a free beer courtesy of Phillips Brewing!
We’ll be giving away great prizes, including a pair of tickets to VIC Fest!
The night will be hosted by Dan Ball from 91.3 The Zone!
Thank you to our sponsors the SOCAN Foundation, The Copper Owl, VIC Fest, and 91.3 The Zone!
With the deadlines for the Juried Sound Recording/Demo grants soon approaching, find out what tips and tricks you can utilize to get your application in shape for submission. Before attending please ensure you have updated both your Applicant and Artist Profiles with FACTOR.
Space is limited. Please RSVP with your Name and Music BC number to: email@example.com (must be a current paid Music BC member). Read more
102.7 The PEAK, Music BC and Cariboo Brewing are excited to present The2014 PEAK Performance Project Launch Party!
On Wednesday, June 11th, live at Fortune Sound Club, we’ll find out who made this year’s Top 12 for BC! Then we’ll celebrate with PPP Alumni JP Maurice, Rococode, and last year’s $75,000 winner Hannah Epperson!
Wednesday June 11th, 2014
Fortune Sound Club, 147 East Pender Doors at 7:30, Top 12 Announcement 8:00 SHARP!
Teaming up with BeatRoute Magazine and Vancouver-based music blog Winniecooper.net, Music BC highlights the diversity of the Canadian west coast music scene throughout two electrifying showcases during SXSW 2014.
Maggie Mae’s on Friday March 14th and The Velveeta Room on Saturday March 15th are stacked with BC artists.
Check out a playlist of all the awesome bands here!
Music BC is excited to be teaming up with BreakOut West and it’s partners (Alberta Music, SaskMusic, and Music Manitoba) to present the finest folk from western canada at this year’s Folk Alliance International conference in Kansas City, MO.
We will be featuring 12 BC artists in 2 BreakOut West private suites, in afternoon and late night showcases.
Westin Crown Centre Plaza
Govenor’s Suite 530 and Senator’s Suite 532.
Showcases run 2:00-4:00pm and 10:30pm-3:00am
This is your chance to meet and mingle with your local music community! From industry professionals to those just starting out, members and non members are all welcome. SchMusic is a chance to network in a casual setting, making it easier to make those one on one connections!
Our next SchMusic will take place:
Thursday, November 14th
at The Portside Pub 7 Alexander St, Vancouver
6-9pm | 19+
The first 50 people to arrive will receive a complimentary drink from Persephone Brewing!
We’ll have prizes, ice breaker games and info on all Music BC’s upcoming opportunities.
Breakout West & The Western Canadian Music Awards Calgary, AB October 3rd – 6th 2013
Over 80 of Western Canada’s finest performers and over 350 music industry leaders & delegates from all over the world make their way to Calgary for The 2013 BreakOut West Festival & Conference. The weekend also includes the main event – The Western Canadian Music Awards. Tickets are still available at http://breakoutwest.ca/tickets!
102.7 The PEAK and Music BC announce The 2013 PEAK Performance Project Showcase Series, powered by Cariboo Brewing! For 5 Thursdays throughout September and October, we will showcase our Top 20 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 8:30 pm sharp Tickets Advance: $10.27 + Service Charge Tickets at the Door: $15 19+
There will be a limited amount of door tickets available, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Online sales will close at 4pm on the day of the show!
Music Managers Forum Canada, in conjunction with Music BC, The Recording Academy®Pacific Northwest Chapter and Rifflandia Festival present:
“How Can I Get Off This Island? V.4” A special industry focused Q&A session for artists and managers
Featuring panelists: Colin Lewis – Vice President / The Agency Group – Los Angeles CA Ed Pierson –Attorney (Head & The Heart, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis / Board Member TRAPNW – Seattle WA Gregory Van Bastelaar – Marketing Director / Deezer Canada – Toronto ON Glenn Alderson - General Manager / BeatRoute Magazine – Vancouver BC Mike Devlin – Arts Reporter / The Times Colonist – Victoria BC Jeff Leake – Director of Music Programming / Sirius XM Canada – Toronto ON
Hosted and Moderated by: Kimberli Persley – Management Operations / Amelia Artists Inc. – Victoria BC
WHEN: Saturday, September 14th, 2013 9:30am – 11:00am WHERE: Terrace Room (2nd Floor)
The Marriott Inner Harbour, 728 Humbolt St. Victoria BC
Music BC is proud to be presenting Wood Hall at Rifflandia Festival 2013. For 3 nights we take over this beautiful converted chapel to present the best in BC’s up and coming talent. It’s all ages and all rad.