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Indigenous Artist Development Program  

MNB is launching a new pilot project aimed at Indigenous musicians. The initiative, sponsored by Mi’kmaq Hip Hop artist Wolf Castle, was created to provide one emerging Indigenous artist from New Brunswick with the tools, support and guidance to achieve a new musical project.¬†One¬†recipient will be chosen by an all-indigenous jury and will receive a $3000 grant to complete a music-based project.¬†Artists can¬†propose a¬†project¬†before January 29.¬†+++¬†info¬†>

NEXT SAVVY SESSION ¬∑ PROCHAINE SESSION SENS√ČE    

On January 14,¬† Ace Piva¬†focuses on the basics of mental health understanding. Many people believe the language of mental health is interchangeable, but it’s not. Together, we will be covering the difference between mental health, wellness and illness, and talk about addiction recovery, stigma, trauma and music.¬†Cette session sera pr√©sent√©e en anglais seulement.¬†+++¬†info¬†>

ON OUR SPEAKERS ¬∑ SUR NOS HAUT-PARLEURS    

Send us your new releases for our “On Our Speakers” series! Envoyez-nous vos nouveaux albums, pour notre s√©rie “Sur nos haut-parleurs”!
Music·Musique NB 140, rue Botsford Street, suite 30, Moncton, NB  E1C 4X4 

The NEW 2021 Jane LeBlanc Music Award    

The Jane LeBlanc Foundation has created an award for New Brunswick resident composer-singers or composer-singers who are also musicians to assist them in the recording and mastering of one of their original songs (must be ready for finishing) as well as helping them to create their album art and brand to distribute their mastered track to all online music platforms. +++ info >

TOUT SIMPLEMENT COUNTRY    

Sur l’émission Tout simplement country de samedi le 16 janvier 2021, trois artistes du nouveau-Brunswick partagent la scène pour un special bluegrass; Andy Bast, Paul Hebert et Dominic Cormier. Pour sa part, Andy Bast interprétera deux compositions originales en plus de s’offrir un duo avec la talentueuse Guylaine Tanguay. +++ info >

MA PETITE SIR√ąNE    

Le 1er extrait de l’auteur-compositeur-interpr√®te Pat Robys¬†vient d’√™tre lanc√© sur diff√©rentes plateformes ainsi que sur les radios francophones.Ceci est un hommage √† une artiste qu√©b√©coise et aussi le d√©but d’une histoire √† raconter sur le premier album √† paraitre! Le Rock Progressif est au rendez-vous dans cette extrait!¬†+++¬†info >

New Single from Zachary Greer (feat. Pallmer)    

Final Breath, the new single from the upcoming album The Duel combines Zachary Greer’s cinematic composition style with genre bending duo Pallmer to wonderful effect. The beautiful string work and chilling vocals are but one track in an otherwise instrumental album detailing the dark tale of New Brunswick’s last fatal duel. Look for Final Breath on Bandcamp and all streaming platforms Wednesday, January 13!¬†+++¬†info >

SHIVERING SONGS 2021    

Shivering Songs is excited to announce artists for 2021. Artists include Polaris Music Prize and The JUNO Awards winner Jeremy Dutcher, Fredericton mainstays grand theft bus and The Hypochondriacs, and more. Tickets for Jeremy Dutcher (Jan 22) and Grand Theft Bus (Jan 23) are ON SALE NOW exclusively through The Fredericton Playhouse Box Office. Visit them in-person or call (506) 458-8344 to purchase your bubble tickets. +++ info >

4 SALLES INTERCONNECT√ČES    

Quatre salles de spectacle copr√©sentent le spectacle-√©v√©nement¬†4 Salles Interconnect√©es¬†le¬†16 janvier.¬†Ce concept de spectacle a pris naissance gr√Ęce √† un partenariat entre le Service √† la vie √©tudiante et socioculturelle de l‚ÄôUniversit√© de Moncton, le Th√©√Ętre du Monument-Lefebvre, le Centre des arts et de la culture de Dieppe et le Th√©√Ętre Capitol, en collaboration avec Coup de cŇďur francophone.¬†¬†+++¬†info >

New Brunswick Songwriter Circle Ttour

Roots & Soul will be sending their favorite singer songwriters on a tour through New Brunswick.
Jan 14 // saint John // Five & Dime With Brent Mason
Jan 15 // Perth // Oak Tree pub with Aaron Crain
Jan 16 // Fredericton // Grimross Brewing Co. With Josh Bravener of The Hypochondriacs  
Jan 22 // Miramichi // Miramichi Kin Center With Wade Hallihan & special guest Jessii The Artist 
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SYMPHONY NB    

The next Virtuoso Series Concert is Sticks and Strings, at which percussion and string bass join the Saint John String Quartet in an eclectic concert that mixes things up a bit.
January 22, Fredericton Charlotte Street Arts Centre
January 23, Moncton Community Peace Centre
January 24, Saint John Arts Centre +++ info >

NB ARTISTS SING WITH SOUND OF POP   

Sound of Pop is pleased to announce they have signed a publishing deal with New Brunswick award winning producer / Livetronic artist Elephant Skeletons. ¬†The deal encompasses his complete catalogue, including his recent albums ‚ÄúLamp of 3xodus‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúSleep‚ÄĚ. They have also signed a publishing deal with New Brunswick based Pop singer-songwriter Dan Verner. ¬†The deal includes select songs from his debut recording ‚ÄúFrom the Fold‚ÄĚ, along with new music he‚Äôs working on with producer Nick Fowler (FWLR).¬†+++¬†info >

NEW BODY PAINT RELEASE    

Our new single Mirage has been a work in progress for over a year and we finally have it ready for streaming on all platforms. This song is jam packed with energy, passion, and of course riffs and solos galore. Whether you’re vibing out or partying, Mirage is sure to please.¬†+++¬†info >

ROBERT THOMAS SINGLE RELEASE    

Robert Thomas and the session men will release a new single ‚ÄúTwilight‚ÄĚ to worldwide streaming and North American Radio on January 11, 2021. The release has been prepped with an ongoing social media ad campaign and posts by the band that rolled out on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook in November and will be further supported by a YouTube ‚ÄúTwilight‚ÄĚ Video release, insider studio video release and Live streamed social media performances.¬†+++¬†info >

NEW FLO DURELL SONG    

Here Comes Trouble is a song she wrote for her 2nd solo CD entitled Listen to Your Heart and was released on January 4, 2021 to radio stations.  Her music is available on Itunes, Google Play, Spotify and CDs available through Distributions Plages/Propagandes. +++ info >

Open Strum helping some wolves    

Open Strum is teaming up with the non-profit ‚ÄúLiving with Wolves‚ÄĚ this January to help some wolves! Open Strum will be releasing a new song at the end of January, and anyone who gives ‚ÄúLiving with Wolves‚ÄĚ a donation will receive the song before it‚Äôs released. The donations need to be made to the non-profit, Open Strum will not accept any funds.¬†+++¬†info >

Bridges Releases “Tides”    

Bridges new single “Tides” is out now, on all streaming services. “Tides” encapsulates the essence of melodic house through a palatable section of trance timbres and chords. Bridges manages to create an epic, yet lush and beautiful atmosphere throughout the tracks runtime.¬†+++¬†info >

@ THE CAP

JAN 14 // Rock’N’Roll Bingo
JAN 15 // Marian with Klarka Weinwurm 
JAN 29 // Hip Hop Night
MAR 12 // Kylie Fox with Jerry-Faye & Dylan +++ info >

@ TH√Č√āTRE CAPITOL THEATRE

JAN 16 //¬†4 salles !NTERCONNECT√ČES!
FEB 4 // Thursday Night for Laughs РHosted by Marshall Button
FEB 5 // Ron James РLive in Moncton
FEB 6 //¬†Le Festival HubCap pr√©sente: Luc LeBlanc et sa bulle d’humour
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@ CENTRE DES ARTS D’EDMUNDSTON

23 JAN // Envol Edmundston
18+19¬†F√ČV // Mario Jean
27 FEV // Ballet Atlantique
20 + 21 MAR // Jamais trop tard pour rien faire
29¬† MAI // √Čvasion Classique+++ info >

JEDI’s VIRTUAL PROGRAM 

Are you an Indigenous Artist living in NB? Have you been practising your art for three (3) or more years? Do you want to take your Art to the next level? JEDI is offering the virtual Indigenous Art Business Accelerator Program. Starting January 25th, 2021!

Deadline to apply is January 15th, 2020 by 4:30PM, fill out your application today by following this link: +++ info >

Canada’s Music Incubator 2021 

Here‚Äôs the 2021 Programs Calendar: 

  • Artist Entrepreneur: March 9-April 30 (Virtual); August 3-September 24¬†¬†¬†¬†
  • Artist Manager: May 4 -June 11 (Virtual); October 5-November 26¬†¬†
  • AE West: November 1-December 3¬†¬†¬†¬†
  • CMI 1 On 1¬†(Year-Round Online)¬†+++ info >

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE ¬∑ ARTISTE EN R√ČSIDENCE

It’s time to apply for the Artist-in-Residence Program! The deadline is coming up on February 1st, 2021. This program is intended for New Brunswick public or private institutions and organizations that wish to host professional artists in order to enable them to pursue specific projects relating to their creative work +++ info >

NOUVELLES DE MUSICACTION

1er février 2021
¬∑ Commercialisation internationale : Volet 2 ‚Äď Captation de spectacle
¬∑ Vitrines musicales : Volet 6 ‚Äď Captation de spectacle
¬∑ D√©veloppement des comp√©tences : Volet 1 ‚Äď Int√©gration, Volet 2 ‚Äď D√©veloppement, Volet 3 ‚Äď Incubateur
4 février 2021
· Enveloppe de financement global +++ info >

NEWS FROM FACTOR

Envelope Funding for Music Companies: The application window for the Envelope Funding for Music Companies program is open until January 28, 2021, 5:00 pm EST. The program returns to its original design of a revenue and investment model, with some modifications in acknowledgment of the continued impact of COVID-19 on the music industry. Applicants are advised to review the program guidelines, and in particular, note the updated applicant eligibility points.+++ info >