On October 18, 2017, Music Canada Live announced that it is conducting an Economic Impact Assessment of BC’s Live Music Sector. The study is being facilitated by Nordicity and will focus […]
Secondary ticketing legislation and educating governments was a major preoccupation of the association in 2017. We expect other provinces to look to Music Canada Live for continued leadership on behalf […]
From the time of Music Canada Live’s last Annual Report in the fall of 2016, our membership has grown to over 145 – an almost 50% increase since our last review.
Our members […]
Hosted at the Velvet Underground, the meeting was an opportunity to celebrate an extraordinary year for the organization and host a fireside chat with David Purdy, Chief of International Growth at VICE Media, (pictured […]
In April, Music Canada Live co-presented the second annual Canadian Live Music Industry Award with our founding member, Canadian Music Week. The awards boasted nominees from across the country including an impressive […]
Striking A New A-Chord, a report spearheaded by the East Coast Music Association (ECMA), Music Canada, and Music Canada Live, was released in April 2017.
Among other recommendations, Striking A New A-Chord also calls for the development […]
Music Canada Live continues to lead, with the Province of Ontario, the development of a Live Music Strategy. The goal of the strategy is to capitalize on the energy and […]
The 3rd annual Holiday Schmoozefest was held on December 11th at the Spice Route Asian Bistro & Bar, raising an incredible $35,000 to help ensure that its free, professional […]
In the New Year, Nordicity (our partner) will be holding round-tables in British Columbia bringing together music industry representatives ranging from promoters and managers to venues and festivals.
On December 15, the House of Commons passed a motion to initiate the mandatory review of the Copyright Modernization Act. The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology will host […]