- August 4, 2021On 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.
- June 21, 2021Music BC celebrates Indigenous Peoples' Day with a B.C. playlist curated in collaboration with Nimkish, Dakota Bear, DJ O Show.
- May 21, 2021
- May 5, 2021Last 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.
- March 19, 2021March 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.