Next Savvy Session ‱ Prochaine Session sensĂ©e  

FEB 18 // Thinking about applying to the Sound Recording component? Have you applied in the past, but did not receive funding? Join Nicole for a 30 min info session about the component, eligible projects, the application process, and additional documents to submit when applying! The session will be followed by a Q & A period. Cette session sera principalement présentée en anglais, mais vous pourrez poser des questions en français. +++ info >


MNB has a new website, exclusively for the Music Industry Development (MID) Program. You can now find all the necessary resources to apply to the investment program under one address: mid-musicnb.org

MNB a un nouveau site web, exclusivement pour le Programme de DĂ©veloppement de l’industrie de la musique (DIM). Vous pouvez maintenant trouver toutes les ressources nĂ©cessaires pour faire une demande au programme d’investissement sous une mĂȘme adresse: dim-musicnb.org


The Canadian Live Music Association launches #ForTheLoveOfLive and is asking fans, industry and all those who miss live music to share their memories and support their friends who make up this industry. // L’Association canadienne de musique sur scĂšne lance la campagne #PourLAmourDeLaScene. Les fans, les membres de l’industrie et tous ceux qui s’ennuient d’aller Ă  des concerts, sont invitĂ© Ă  partager leurs souvenirs sur les mĂ©dias sociaux, en utilisant le mot clic officiel. +++ info >


New Brunswick artists Les Fireflies, Kylie Fox, & Christine Melanson will be taking part in the “Canadian Music. East Coast Style.” Spotlight Showcase at the 2021 Folk Alliance International “Folk Unlocked” from February 22 – 26. The event is taking place in collaboration with the ECMA, Music Newfoundland and Labrador, Music Nova Scotia, the Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative (CBMIC), and Music Prince Edward Island.  +++ info >

Myles From Home Podcast

Having this show is a dream for me. For years I’ve thought about how much I’d like to have a long form conversational podcast about the emotional and spiritual sides of being an artist. These are the kinds of conversations that I’ve had with artist friends over the years that I always wished I had recorded. This podcast gives me the chance to go there. // Episode 1 Reeny Smith // Episode 2 Matt Mays // Episode 3 Jeremy Dutcher +++ info >

Un Camp virtuel de musique pendant le Congé de mars

Le Centre des arts et de la culture de Dieppe et le Monument Lefebvre de Memramcook proposent, en collaboration avec Le Grenier musique, un Camp virtuel de musique pendant le Congé de mars, soit du lundi 1er au vendredi 5 mars 2021. Les ateliers seront offerts aux jeunes et adultes de partout, ùgés de 12 ans et plus, sur la plateforme Zoom. +++ info >


Uniquely talented for success Kelsey Albert kicks-off 2021 with strongest single yet! The New Brunswick dynamo is taking strides to ensure 2021 is one to remember. First up for the ever diverse Entertainer and Recording Artist is the NEW Single ‘Look For Me’; Available at all streaming platforms. Kelsey Albert has a proven track record in multiple genres, a quality that serves her well on the NEW song, ‘Look For Me’. +++ info >

Sunnyside Uppers’ New Single “NOBODY GETS ME”

The Uppers are back once again to shine some light into the darkness. Released Valentine’s Day but just as effective on the other 364, “NOBODY GETS ME” is three minutes of starry-eyed heartbreak wrapped in shimmering guitars and crashing drums. It’s about the death of an idea of a projection of a person who’s going to make us whole. What could be more romantic? Available on Bandcamp now and streaming services as they catch up. +++ info >

Elevation out March 5th

Fredericton producer Bridge’s newest single “Elevation” will be released on March 5th on all major streaming platforms. Jesse Hitzroth, better known by his stage name “Bridges” is a Canadian electronic music producer and DJ. Currently residing in New Brunswick, Canada. Bridges is about bringing people together through music. Often using melodic and progressive ingredients to slowly build tracks to a cinematic climax.  +++ info >

New Robert Thomas Single

Robert Thomas and the session men will release a new single “Twilight” to worldwide streaming and Radio on February 15, 2021. The release is being 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 “Twilight” Video release, Live streamed  social media performances and international digital Radio promotion by iPluggers, London, U.K.  +++ info >

DenMother’s New Video

Announcing the release of the music video for “Don’t Really Know” by DenMother from Then Now Forever: Alternate Timeline Edition. Produced and directed by Jordan Anthony Greer, the video is a peek into the extremes of self reflection during a time of isolation. Release date: February 11 2021 +++ info >

New East Track Mind Playlist

East Track Mind is curating a playlist that spotlights East Coast LGBTQ2+ artists. If you are a part of this community and wish to submit your music for this playlist please email connect@easttrackmind.com with a link to your Spotify music. Please specify that you are submitting to the “GET PROUD” playlist. +++ info >

“To Mend”, new single from Colin Fowlie

“To Mend” – the lead single from Colin Fowlie’s upcoming album “East of Nowhere” was launched on Feb 5 marking the first music to be released from his collaboration with producer and renowned guitarist Ariel Posen. The song blends authentic performances with contemporary polish and is ultimately a healing song and a meditative celebration of strength. +++ info >

Diner Drugs serve up fresh new video

Diner Drugs knows how to grab the attention of their listeners and “Need Time” will do just that. A fuzzy wall of sound forms the base layer with energized punk drumming, harsh hardcore vocals, and raucous guitars with the icing on this loud cake of harmonized clean vocals, making it suitable for almost anybody’s taste. +++ info >

Slåinte: A Celtic Soirée

Wednesday 17 March 2021 – 7:30pm // Tickets – $25 / 458-8344, or in person Playhouse Box Office // Irish music, poetry and dance! Dennis Beers, Michel Boudreault, Michelle Daigle, TC Richards, Don Rigley, Julie Robinson, Dan Steeves and Patrick Steeves, Julia Bannister & Mary Baruth +++ info >

SSI Soundstage    

Sound Specialists Inc.(SSI) is looking to partner with bands to provide an avenue for bands to play together in a safe and social distance manner.  Full audio, video and lighting production is provided to stream live.  For more information or booking availability please contact us on all our social media, click the “Book Today” button on our website or email soundstage@ssiaudio.com +++ info >

UNB Music Workshops   

The UNB Conservatory is hosting online workshops. Enjoy learning virtually guided by expert instructors from the comfort of your home. Topics include: 

  • Jazz Theory
  • Music Production
  • Movement for Musicians
  • Songwriting 
  • Performance Anxiety 
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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. DEADLINE: February 25, 2021 +++ info >


Our Shivering Songs Songwriter’s Intensive Returns with Lead Songwriter Andrew Sisk. The Shivering Songwriter’s Intensive will be moving forward in a virtual format for 2021.  The Songwriter’s Intensive is a professional development opportunity for emerging and intermediate level songwriters in New Brunswick and is made possible by the generous support of the City of Fredericton.  +++ info >


18 fĂ©v // Kouchibouguac, l’histoire de Jackie Vautour
Ce documentaire raconte l’histoire de la crĂ©ation controversĂ©e du Parc national Kouchibouguac pour lequel l’expropriation de 250 familles totalisant 1 200 personnes fut nĂ©cessaire. 8 $ rĂ©gulier // 4 $ membre / Ă©tudiant +++ info >


Wondering how you can continue to support The Cap during these uncertain times? We’re still happily accepting new #KEEPITLIVE Membership! There are 3, 6, and 12 month options available and they come with sweet perks, including 10% off on all orders online and at The Cap. Check out the full list of perks and sign up here: +++ info >


The Legendary Downchild Blues Band postpones its Spring tour. The new Moncton concert date is confirmed for November 7th, 2021. Original tickets will be honored. Le groupe légendaire Downchild Blues Band reporte sa tournée de spectacles. La nouvelle date pour le concert de Moncton est confirmée pour le 7 novembre 2021. Gardez vos billets!. +++ info >


Voici l’infolettre des ateliers et activitĂ©s artistiques Ă  venir en janvier et en fĂ©vrier au Centre des arts d’Edmundston. Veuillez noter que le Centre est prĂ©sentement fermĂ© au public puisque nous sommes en phase Rouge, mais que l’Ă©quipe est sur place pour prendre vos inscriptions et pour rĂ©pondre Ă  vos questions.
Pour nous rejoindre : 739-2127. +++ info >

Sensibilisation aux rĂ©alitĂ©s artistiques autochtones 

Ces formations ont comme objectif de favoriser la crĂ©ation de ponts entre Autochtones et Allochtones. Les Ă©changes et discussions dirigĂ©s permettront de mieux cerner les diffĂ©rents dĂ©fis et enjeux contemporains et plus particuliĂšrement dans le milieu artistique. Les participant.e.s pourront mettre en lien des Ă©lĂ©ments de l’histoire autochtone avec leur façon d’interagir avec les membres issus de ces communautĂ©s. +++ info >

Catapult Session 

Applications for Online CATAPULT (Spring 2021) are officially OPEN! CATAPULT Spring 2021 will run from March 12 8 to May 8. Sessions will run on Fridays from 6-9 pm and Saturdays from 9-5. They will be run virtually via Zoom, so we encourage artists from all across the province to apply! Check out the website at www.artslinkcatapult.com for eligibility and further details on how to apply.


La SociĂ©tĂ© Nationale de l’Acadie est Ă  la recherche d’une personne exceptionnelle pour pourvoir le poste de Responsable de la StratĂ©gie de promotion des artistes acadiens sur la scĂšne internationale (SPAASI). Date limite pour postuler: le 18 fĂ©vrier 2021 Ă  midi. Consultez l’offre.

African Heritage Month in NB // Mois de l’hĂ©ritage africain au NB 

The 2021 African Heritage Month theme is Amplifying Black Stories and Voices. This month will offer opportunities to learn more about the African organizations, business, individuals and allied organizations contributing to richness and diversity of NB. // OrganisĂ© sur le thĂšme Amplifier les histoires et les voix des Noirs, le Mois de l’HĂ©ritage Africain 2021 offrira Ă  tous de multiples occasions d’en apprendre davantage sur les entreprises, les personnes et les organisations liĂ©es Ă  l’Afrique, qui contribuent Ă  la richesse et Ă  la diversitĂ© du N-B. +++ info >


The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) invites it’s members and the public to submit nominees for the 2021  onourary Awards. The ECMA Board of Directors annually determines recipients in as many as six (6) honourary award categories (Stompin’ Tom Award, Dr. Helen Creighton Lifetime Achievement Award, Director’s Special Achievement Award, Industry Builder of the Year, Musician’s Achievement Award, and Bucky Adam’s Memorial Award). >>>> http://bit.ly/HonoraryECMA

Canada’s Music Incubator 2021 

Here’s 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) 

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Take advantage of artsnb Speed-Consulting sessions and feel confident in your next application to one of our programs! Every 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, from 2-4pm, you can ask any questions you may have about our programs! // Profiter des Recontres-Ă©clair pour mettre toutes les chances de votre cĂŽtĂ© de vous sentir confiant et confiante du succĂšs de votre prochaine application Ă  l’un de nos programmes! Chaque 2e et 4e vendredi du mois, de 14h Ă  16h, vous pouvez poser toutes vos questions sur nos programmes! +++ info >


La Fondation est Ă  la recherche d’un ou d’une analyste aux programmes d’aide financiĂšre.
Ça vous intĂ©resse? Consultez l’offre d’emploi en vous rendant dans la section ActualitĂ©s de notre site internet. Soumettez votre candidature auprĂšs de GeneviĂšve Moreau à gmoreau@musicaction.ca d’ici le 1er mars.

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FACTOR will be hosting a virtual information session for Black artists on Wednesday, February 17th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EST. This session is for Black artists, music industry professionals, and entrepreneurs looking to learn more about FACTOR programs and funding opportunities. Join us to learn more about what kind of music funding you can access through FACTOR, how the application process works, and general advice and tips on applying!+++ info >