MAR 11 //
MID: Emerging Artists, Applicant Profiles + FAQ · DIM: Artistes en début de carrière, profil du demandeur + FAQ
APR 15 // Brand Development · Développement de brand
APR 22 // !Earshot Distro Info Session · Session d’info au sujet de !Earshot Distro
MAY 13 // Marketing Plan 101 · Plan de marketing 101 +++ info >

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) announced its 2021 Award nominees. Congrats to all the nominees, with a special high-five to the New Brunswick nominees! L’Association de la musique de la côte Est (ECMA) a annoncé les finalistes pour les Prix de la musique de la côte Est 2021. Bravos aux nominé.es, et tout spécialement aux nominé.es du Nouveau Brunswick!  +++ info >

This component aims to investment for the production of #NB sound recordings Maximum investment: $ 6,000 per fiscal year
Next deadline: March 15, 2021 | 6 PM AST

Ce volet vise à fournir de l’investissement pour la production d’enregistrements sonores au #NB
Investissement maximal : 6 000 $ par année fiscale
Prochaine date limite : 15 mars 2021 | 18H HNA
mid-musicnb.org // 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 scène lance la campagne #PourLAmourDeLaScene. Les fans, les membres de l’industrie et tous ceux qui s’ennuient d’aller à des concerts, sont invité à partager leurs souvenirs sur les médias sociaux, en utilisant le mot clic officiel. +++ info >

Brent Mason signs Publishing deal 
Saint John based Singer, Songwriter and Master Story-teller Brent Mason has just signed an exclusive publishing deal with the new local entertainment company 428 Entertainment Group. Brent has a rich and extensive catalog of songs including 11 studio albums.  +++ info >

New Saint John arts & music podcast 
Tin Can Chronicles, a music and arts podcast that promotes New Brunswick artists, musicians, events, and arts workers, will be released on March 2nd at www.tincanchronicles.ca and will be available through all major podcast platforms. Tin Can Chronicles offers an insightful perspective on the music industry and the arts sector more broadly. +++ info >

Ouvrez les aboiteaux, interprétée par Troiselle
Troiselle, avec son album Filles du vent, a voulu rendre hommage à certaines des chansons qu’elles aiment présenter en spectacles. Ouvrez les aboiteaux étaient une de celles qui les touchent tout particulièrement et qui leur fait grand plaisir d’interpréter. +++ info >

Becka deHaan Releases 3rd Full length Album
Becka deHaan is pleased to announce the long-awaited release of her new Second Coming Themed Album, “Calming Trust and Coming King.” This is the 3rd album from the Fredericton-based singer, who is also its producer along with Tim Davidson, of REM Studios in Saint John. Once again, the talents of Becka deHaan do not disappoint in her newest release, Calming Trust & Coming King! This soulful album depicts our shared humanity through the musings and carefully crafted word wielding that Becka is uniquely known for. +++ info >

SADIE – Streaming Live from the Imperial Stage
Saturday, March 13 – 7:30 to 8:45pm
digital tickets: $20
Sadie is a bottle-rocket of an artist from Saint John, New Brunswick. Since playing with Saint John-based bands NVN, Regardless, Bad People, and Subtle, Sadie has recently emerged as a powerful folk-rock grunge/dream pop solo act. Sadie has performed at POP Montreal, Shivering Songs, Quality Block Party, Evolve, and E2L Jam. She released her debut single, “Popcorn”, in November, 2020 through Saint John’s Monopolized Records. +++ info >

Roots, the second full-length album from woodwind quintet Ventus Machina, is now out. Reflecting what has become the strong artistic voice of Ventus Machina, the music has been chosen by the ensemble to represent both their musical heritage and current musical influences. The track list includes eleven arrangements by Ventus Machina’s clarinetist James Kalyn, among them Canadian folk hits by Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchel and Gordon Lightfoot, upbeat tunes by local bluegrass legend Ray Legere, and traditional songs. +++ info >

Dan Arsenault’s debut album
Dan presents us this instrumentally crafted progressive rock style opus: Éminence. Expanding on articulated melodies, meticulously shaped tones & mystic rhythms for tailoring the album vibe, it’s guitar mastering at it’s finest! Dan is an independent, auto-produced NB artist. With influences like Rush, Pink Floyd & Plini his unique musical character flourished beautifully.  ‘’His melodies feel purposeful’’ Jason Spencer, The Prog Mind. ‘  +++ info >

Ross Cola Full Length Debut Solo Album
There is nothing pretentious about Moncton NB based Ross Cola. In a world where celebrities are moulded as media darlings, Cola brings to the table a refreshing ‘Blue Collar’ energy with a harmless no-nonsense DIY attitude that tells it as he sees it. Anyone who actually believes ‘Rock Is Dead’ needs to top up with the 8-no-holds-barred songs on this solo debut album  +++ info >

The Dark and mucky sound of Mombius Hibachi is back with a new music video for the song “Phantom Halo”.  +++ 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 TheoryMusic ProductionMovement for MusiciansSongwriting Performance Anxiety +++ info >

Take a tour through the Centre’s current exhibits as if you were here, except you don’t have to wear a mask or go out into the cold. Enter through the West wing of the building and stroll through Ysabelle Vautour’s exhibit in the Penny Gallery. Next, make your way one-directionally through the Glencross Gallery to Diane Davis’s exhibit on the landing / the East Wing stairwell, and over to Kaitlin Hoyt’s exhibit in the West Wing stairwell and lobby.  +++ info >

Consultez la programmation et les événements à venir sur le site du Monument-Lefebvre.
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Saturday, March 13th
The Cap
Doors 6:30pm // Show 7pmTickets on sale Thursday, March 4th at 10am.
#KEEPITLIVE Members will receive pre-sale ticket email separately Wednesday, March 3rd.+++ info >

With the return to the Yellow phase of recovery, the Capitol Theatre is proud to present a LIVE, in person concert featuring professional New Brunswick artists. Moncton band The Divorcees will take the stage on Friday, March 19 at 8 p.m. // Avec le retour en phase Jaune, le Théâtre Capitol est fier de présenter un spectacle en présentiel, mettant en vedette des artistes professionnels du Nouveau-Brunswick. Le groupe de Moncton, The Divorcees, prendra la scène le vendredi, 19 mars à 20h. +++ info >

Le Centre des arts d’Edmundston ouvre ses portes au public! La programmation détaillée du congé de mars et la programmation hiver-printemps 2021 se trouvent ici : https://artsedmundston.ca/fr/ateliers-dart/ Téléphonez dès maintenant au 739-2127 pour vous inscrire!

Funding Supporting Arts and Live Events Workers
A total of $181.5 million will be invested in 2021–2022 to help provide work opportunities for artists and cultural workers and stabilize the overall environment. That includes New funding for COVID-safe live arts or music events that can be virtual or physically distanced and a new, one-time digital innovation fund that will enable recipients to adapt or create works to be shared with audiences online +++ info >

ACT NOW! For the Survival of the Arts and Culture Sector L’AAAPNB et ArtsLink NB publient aujourd’hui la version anglophone du rapport intitulé ACT NOW! For the Survival of the Arts and Culture Sector. Ce rapport est le fruit de deux séries de consultations menées auprès de 250 artistes, organisations et entreprises artistiques et culturelles au Nouveau-Brunswick dont l’objectif est de tracer les grandes lignes d’un plan de relance du secteur. +++ info >

#inspiredbyNB #inspireparleNB
THC is launching a campaign that celebrates our cultural industries—notably art, music, literature, craft, and performing arts— and encourages New Brunswickers to show their support. Visit inspiredbyNB.ca and check out the work of our artists and creators and make a purchase. // TPC lance une campagne qui célèbre nos industries culturelles – notamment l’art, la musique, la littérature, l’artisanat et les arts de la scène – et encourage les Néo-Brunswickois à manifester leur soutien. Visitez le site inspireparleNB.ca. Découvrez le travail de nos artistes et créateurs et faites un achat.

The Career Development, Creation and Documentation Programs deadlines are coming up soon! Mark your calendars:  April 1st is the deadline to apply. // Les dates limites des programmes de Développement de carrière, de Création et de Documentation s’en viennent à grand pas! Inscrivez les dates à votre calendrier: le 1er avril est la date limite pour y appliquer. +++ info >

With travel and gathering restrictions still in place, FACTOR will be assessing eligible virtual Showcase and Tour Support applications based on the parameters outlined in the Virtual Performance document.When applying for a virtual performance within any of our programs:An Application Budget must be uploaded upon submission.Following the execution of the virtual event, a completed cost report must be uploaded.+++ info >