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Music Export Canada presents Canadian Blast at Folk Alliance 2018

This February, CIMA will be returning to Kansas City, Missouri for the 2018 edition of Folk Alliance International.

This year marks the 29th year of the world’s largest gathering of the folk music industry and community, attracting over 2,000 artists and industry professionals (agents, managers, publishers, labels, festivals, promoters and media) dedicated to folk music. For more information about Folk Alliance, click here.

January 10, 2018

Music Export Canada Presents: CIMA’s Business and Showcase Mission to Japan

CIMA is excited to reveal the artists and companies who will be participating in our fifth trade mission to Japan in February, 2018.

January 10, 2018

Music Export Canada Presents: CIMA’s Pre-Grammy Showcase in New York City

On Thursday, January 25, CIMA will be presenting our Annual Pre-Grammy Showcase entitled Northern Beat, an event designed to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the GRAMMY® Awards and to highlight great Canadian music to key industry and media representatives.

January 10, 2018

Apply Now: CIMA’s Annual Pre-Grammy Showcase (New York City, NY)

CIMA will be presenting our Annual Pre-Grammy Showcase, an event designed to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the GRAMMY Awards® and to highlight our great Canadian music talent to key industry and media representatives. This year the 2018 GRAMMY Awards® will take place in New York City, making it the first time since 2003 that the ceremony is held outside of Los Angeles.

November 10, 2017

Manitoba Music Launches Decipher, a Professional Development Series Focused on Hip Hop in Manitoba

Winnipeg’s hip hop community is in the spotlight with Manitoba Music’s new professional development series, dubbed Decipher. Building on Manitoba Music’s hip hop-focused projects over the last year and responding to feedback from the local community, the series will centre on building Manitoba’s rap scene and helping the local community make critical career connections.

November 10, 2017

Apply to Play: The Great Escape 2018

Calling all artists. Artist Registration for The Great Escape 2018 is now officially open in partnership with Sentric Music. Whether you are a band, singer-songwriter, DJ, collective or duo, it doesn’t matter, we want to hear from you.

November 10, 2017

Wrap Up Report: CIMA Returns From Halifax Pop Explosion 2017

This past October CIMA returned to Halifax Pop Explosion, one of Canada’s most respected festivals that showcases new emerging music, arts and culture. The festival, which combines showcases, networking events and a music industry conference, is held over 4 days and offers over 180 bands the opportunity to showcase at 18 venues in front of thousands of industry reps and over 20,000 attendees.

November 10, 2017

MusicOntario at Folk Alliance International 2018

MusicOntario and Folk Music Ontario will be hosting private showcases during the Folk Alliance International 2018 conference. If you are an Ontario resident, an Ontario-based artist, a member of Folk Music Ontario, or are represented by an Ontario company, please fill out the application!

November 10, 2017