Canadian Governments are waking up to the "business" of music, and are funding a major retrofit for musicians working in Canada. Here’s a summary of some of the major Canadian music markets and venues. Canada is waking up to the business of music. MUSIC CITIES. First, what is a Music City? It’s increasingly common terminology…Read more Should Your Band do Concert Tours in Canada?
Continuing our series on the biggest music associations in Canada. This post, meet Songwriters Association of Canada, Canadian Music Publishers Association, and the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency. Songwriters Association of Canada (SAC) www.songwriters.ca. SAC advocates on behalf of our community of songwriters to protect the value of our creations. SAC membership includes opportunities for…Read more Canadian Music Organizations: Part 3
Continuing our series on the biggest music associations in Canada. This post, we look at: Music Canada, The Canadian Live Music Association, and Canadian Music Publishers Association. Performing Music In Canada Music Canada www.musiccanada.com Founded in the early sixties, Music Canada is a non-profit trade organization established to promote the interests of its members and…Read more Canadian Music Organizations: Part 2
How do they shape the Canadian music scene? Check out our series on the biggest music associations in Canada. Performing Music In Canada Canada has engaging and active music organizations representing the rights & opportunities of musicians from coast to coast. In this blog series, we’ll have an introduction to: Canadian Federation of MusiciansMusic CanadaCanadian…Read more Canadian Music Organizations: Part 1
Touring Canada can be an effective way to increase your fanbase and generate some revenue, especially in this era where most income comes from live tours. But what if you are a non-Canadian band gigging in Canada? Does it make sense to bring your own sidemen or hire local players? When you add up all…Read more Canadian Tour? Canadian Drummer. Compare the costs.
The Temporary Resident Permit should be applied for a minimum of two months prior to the intended work in Canada. Most permits are processed within 28 days, but there is no processing time guarantee. Some border officers have issued these permits on location, but the true requirement is for this permit to be obtained PRIOR…Read more US and Foreign Musicians Entering Canada with Previous Criminal Records.
Westjet Airlines https://www.westjet.com/en-ca/index Small musical instruments Instruments that fit in an overhead bin or under the seat in front can be taken in the cabin for your flight as a carry on item. In addition to your instrument, you will be able to bring one personal item. Carry on baggage size requirements: 53 cm x…Read more Musicians Flying in Canada with their Instruments – Major Canadian Airlines Regulations – Pt. 2
Information from Major Canadian Airlines Air Canada Musical Instruments Travelling with a musical instrument? You’ll want to find out how to best package and transport your precious cargo. Packing Instructions When a stringed instrument is transported by air, it may be exposed to dramatic changes in temperature and pressure, which can cause its headstocks to…Read more Musicians Flying in Canada with their Instruments – Major Canadian Airlines Regulations
Regulation Changes Require Airlines to Accept Musical Instruments, and Other Passenger Protection Rights. TORONTO, May 29, 2019 - The Canadian Federation of Musicians announce a successful outcome in its efforts to affect much needed changes to Canada's Air Policy with regard to the transportation of musical instruments on Canadian air carriers. Effective July 15, 2019,…Read more Musicians Flying in Canada with their Instruments