Industry News

  • Amplify BC Program Dates and Deadlines Announced

    August 4, 2021
    On April 13, 2021, the B.C. government announced a renewed investment for Amplify BC to support the recovery and growth of B.C.’s music industry.

    People and companies in B.C.’s music industry can plan for the future with $22.5 million dedicated to the sector over the next three years. Creative BC will continue to adapt Amplify BC’s programs each year to meet the changing needs of the music industry as part of B.C.’s economic recovery. Read the full press release.

    Amplify BC programs will deliver funding through four streams serving B.C. artists, live music presenters, music companies and the development of the music industry.

    The B.C. government established Amplify BC in 2018 and continues to launch programs each year after extensive consultations with the music industry. Creative BC also has established partnerships with Music BC and the First Peoples’ Cultural Council to support the development of B.C.’s music industry.
  • Music BC National Indigenous Peoples' Day Playlist | Indigenous BC

    June 21, 2021
    Music BC celebrates Indigenous Peoples' Day with a B.C. playlist curated in collaboration with Nimkish, Dakota Bear, DJ O Show.
  • Congratulations to the Western Canadian Music Award BC Nominees!

    May 21, 2021
  • Creative BC wants your feedback on Amplify BC programs!

    May 5, 2021
    Last year, Amplify BC programs were designed to respond to the needs of the music industry, helping artists, companies, venues and festivals through the challenges of the pandemic.
  • BC Creates recognizes International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

    March 19, 2021
    March 21, 2021 | International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination aims to foster a global culture of tolerance, equality and anti-discrimination. This year’s theme is “youth standing up against racism”, reflecting how the youth populations showed up and supported marches, in-person and virtual protest as they mobilized participation, empowered each other to engage, and held each other accountable.
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