SchMusic Vic 2014 Poster WEBWe’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
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!

May 2, 2014 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, NEWS, SCHMUSIC PARTIES  

Portside SchMusic Poster_webThe SchMusic BC Networking Party is back!

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.


October 24, 2013 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, NEWS, SCHMUSIC PARTIES  

Friday June 21 St, 5-8pm
Temple Events, 525 Fort St Victoria

We’re bringing our SchMusic BC Networking Party back to Victoria!

Join us at Temple to meet with your local industry, learn about what Music BC has going on, and enjoy some free Phillips Beer!

We’ll also be celebrating the kick off of V.I.C Fest, and giving away passes for that night’s concert!

Don’t forget to check out our Songwriting Seminar as a part of the festival:


April 18, 2013 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, NEWS, SCHMUSIC PARTIES  

We’re returning to Kelowna to provide interior artists an opportunity to learn from some top industry professionals!

At this unique event we will have round-table meetings set up, so  small groups will get 30 minutes with each of our mentors. Afterwards we’ll open it up to a general networking mingler so everyone can chat about what they learned and what they’re up to!

Saturday May 11th, 5-8pm
The Minstrel Cafe, 4638 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna

Space will be limited so please rsvp to:

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It’s that time of year – the days are getting longer, the sun is making an appearance from behind the clouds, and we all creep out of our winter caves of solitude! What better way to kick that off than with a SchMusic Party? Come meet and mingle with local artists and industry, have a complimentary Steam Whistle Pilsner, learn about what Music BC has going on for you right now, and maybe even win some prizes!

All are welcome, you don’t have to be a current Music BC member, so bring a friend! (You do however need to be 19+)

Tuesday April 16th, 6-9pm
Vancouver Fanclub
1050 Granville St, Vancouver

No Cover | 19+

Thank you to Vancouver Fanclub, Steam Whistle, and 102.7 The PEAK

March 28, 2013 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, SCHMUSIC PARTIES  

The SchMusic Party returns just in time to celebrate the season! Join us for games, prizes, and lots of elbow
rubbing with local industry and artists. SchMusic Networking parties provide a chance for all levels of industry to get to know one another in an approachable and relaxed environment.

Thanks to Steam Whistle for providing a free drink for the first 50 folks who arrive!

Wednesday November 28th, 6-9pm
The Biltmore Cabaret, 19+

November 1, 2012 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, NEWS, SCHMUSIC PARTIES  

6pm-9pm | The Cellar Nightclub, 1006 Granville St

It’s time to mingle! Come out for the Summer edition of our infamous networking event, the SchMusic BC Party!

With name tags and ice breaker games to get everyone talking, this is your excuse to introduce yourself to some local artists and industry folks. Building relationships is the cornerstone to a successful career in the Music Biz!

You’ll also be in for a musical treat – following the SchMusic will be the Finale of our Voice in the Cellar Contest, featuring 3 bands who were chosen out of 18 to win cash prizes, studio time, gear and more! Cover will be free for anyone who was there for the SchMusic!

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July 26, 2012 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, NEWS, SCHMUSIC PARTIES  

This will be a SchMusic BC Networking Party like no other – we’ve got a boat!

Presented by Music BC, Keloha Music Festival and K96, this is your chance to meet and mingle with local and international artists and industry, in a great summer setting! Includes free drinks from Big Surf!

Saturday, July 7th 2012, 11AM-3PM Kelowna, BC

Attendees must be 19+ and be current paid Music BC members.

RSVP’s are mandatory – send to with “Keloha SchMusic” in the title. Space will be VERY limited, so your attendance is not confirmed until you receive a confirmation from us that will include details about how to get on the boat. (Attendees will be notified by June 29).


June 21, 2012 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, NEWS, SCHMUSIC PARTIES  

Everyone’s favourite music industry mingler is coming to Victoria!

SchMusic BC Networking parties are a great way to meet local artists and industry, build new relationships, learn about Music BC opportunities, and have some fun!

Friday, June 15th 6-9pm
The Temple, 525 Fort St Victoria

No Cover! Everyone is Welcome!

RSVP’s aren’t mandatory, but are appreciated! (with VICTORIA SCHMUSIC in the subject)

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May 7, 2012 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, NEWS, SCHMUSIC PARTIES  

Monday April 16th  @ The Biltmore Cabaret

6-7pm Exclusive win-to-get in one-on-one mentoring sessions with top industry professionals! 10 members will meet with 10 different industry professionals for 5 minute meetings.

Want in? You have to attend our Networking Seminar on April 14th to be entered in the draw!*

Confirmed participants include:
Ron Proulx, Music Supervisor – Arpix Media
Lara Farcasan, Live Nation Canada
Sarah Fenton, Watchdog Management
Bob Kronbauer, Vancouver Is Awesome
Tamara Stanners, 100.5 The PEAK
Rob Calder, Secret Study
Joelle May, ModMay Promotions
Bob D’Eith, Executive Director, Music BC
John Donnelly, Donnelly & Associates Events
Aaron Schubert, Manager, The PACK AD

7-9pm Everone welcome – come use what you learned at our panel and rub elbows with your local industry, artists, and Music BC staff!
Free to attend, you don’t have to be a member to attend from 7-9!

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April 3, 2012 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, SCHMUSIC PARTIES  

You’re invited to our Music BC Christmas Party!

It’s a SchMusic Networking Party followed by a great showcase of BC artists.

Arrive at 8:00 to mingle with your local industry – and the first folks through the door will get free beers courtesy of our friends at Steamwhistle!

Then at 9:30 be entertained by the wonderful music of:
Sidney York –
Maurice –
David Vertesi –

The whole event will be free to members, and $10 for non-members.
Tickets will be first-come-first served!

November 17, 2011 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, NEWS, SCHMUSIC PARTIES  

We’re bringing SchMusic to Kelowna for Pop Okanagan!

Come to The Habitat and meet other bands, industry and friends. Exchange contact information, merch and ideas. Learn from experts and engage in discussion about the state of the industry.

It is free to attend! You do not need to be a Music BC member to attend, but if you’d like to purchase a membership you can do so there!

Complimentary beer will be provided by Tree Brewing. This is a 19+ only event.

Where: Habitat, 248 Leon Avenue, Kelowna, BC
When: October 15, 2011 – 3:00-5:30pm

October 5, 2011 by  |  Filed under EVENTS, General, SCHMUSIC PARTIES