Biz Wiz Weekly – Wednesday February 3

Treating your music as a business is vital to your success. So, Frissonic Shivers has rounded up the hottest opportunities for emerging Canadian artists and industry professionals.

Don’t miss out on these insightful virtual discussions:
  • Mother Mother Sound Project
  • Candian Music Week Virtual Voices
    • Using Data to Attract the Attention of A & Rs – Tuesday Feb 9 @ 2pm Register HERE
    • You can watch replays of all the panels CMW have hosted, covering important topics for artists such as entertainment law, publicity, networking, and many more!
  • Be a Girl Connected
    • Liveshow & Touring Workshop – Wednesday Feb 10 @ 7:30pm Register HERE
Check out full listings, including more webinars and shows HERE

Songwriters Association Canada
  • VIRTUAL edition of Songwriters Association Canada’s Songwriting Mentorship Intensive. 12 songwriters will be selected to attend a special 2.5-hour collaborative songwriting workshop on Feb 24 & 25
  • All you need to do to apply is fill out a quick form and upload an mp3 of an original song (don’t worry about production quality).
  • DEADLINE Friday, February 18 at 11:59pm EST. 
  • Click here to apply

‘Keep Music Alive in Canada’ Petition
  • There is undeniably a huge value gap in the music industry where artists receive micro-pennies for the music we love, while many billions of dollars are generated for huge conglomerates every year. Compress this with the restrictions on performing and touring, times are certainly tough for musicians in Canada.
  • Canadian Musician Coalition has teamed up with MP for Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam, Ron McKinnon, of to petition the government to revisit the Broadcasting Act and ensure musicians are seeing a sustainable wage for the work.
  • Sign the petition here. Read more about Canadian Musician Coalition here.
  • DEADLINE: February 23, 2021, at 2:50 p.m

TD Incubator for Creative Entrepreneurship
  • SOCAN Foundation & TD are providing emerging music creators with seed funding ($3,000), mentorship, and the opportunity to participate in a progressive webinar series that will hone their skills of entrepreneurship while providing them with the tools and resources needed to turn their talent into a sustainable career.
  • DEADLINE March 1, 2021 11:59 PM EST
  • Click here to apply.

Canadian Music Week & Jim Beam Virtual National Talent Search 2021
  • 18 emerging Canadian bands will be performing on their own virtual stage, keep ownership of their recordings, in this covid-era talent search! There will be 6 webisodes streamed, featuring 3 local artists (the finalists) from 6 different provinces. Open to residents of BC, AB, MB, ON, QC, NS
  • DEADLINE March 8th
  • Click here to apply
  • Previous winners

Frissonic Shivers
  • We’re always looking for new music to review/feature and promote all the cool livestreams and virtual events going on! Email us your press release, EPK, promo assets, whatever you got we’d love to share it! 

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