The Live Music program supports BC-based live music events, creating engagement opportunities for audiences and artists.
In 2021/22 this program will have two intakes.
LIVE MUSIC: OPERATIONAL SUPPORT
This intake provides operational support for venues, festivals and concert presenters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, to assist with recovery and restart.
Opens August 11, 2021 | Deadline September 15, 2021
LIVE MUSIC: REGULAR INTAKE
This program supports B.C.-based live music events, creating engagement opportunities for audiences and artists, and enhancing music tourism throughout B.C. Live music presenters can apply for live music presentation and business development activities.
Opens November 3, 2021 | Deadline December 15, 2021
Guidelines and application materials for these intakes will be available on the program launch date.
this intake is now closed
This intake will provide operational support for venues, festivals, and concert presenters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to assist with the recovery and restart of the live music industry.
Grants of $500-$75,000 will be disbursed to support operational expenses, based on need, impact, and resilience.
Applications opened on August 11, 2021. The deadline for applications was September 15, 2021 at 11:59PM PDT.
The review period for complete applications is approximately 6 weeks after the program deadline date.
Please read the guidelines for the Operational Support intake:
2020/21 FINAL REPORT INFORMATION FOR FUNDING RECIPIENTS
The deadline for the completion of the 2020/21 Live Music Program final reports is October 1, 2021.
Recipients will be unable to access further funding through Amplify BC until the final report has been completed.
AMPLIFY BC 2019/20 PROGRAM CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19
The deadline for Amplify BC 19/20 projects has been extended to December 15, 2020. Final reports will still be accepted on an ongoing basis.
If your 2020 event is cancelled, you may defer your funding to 2021. Deferred projects will have a new deadline of October 1, 2021.
Creative BC has provided additional flexibility to Amplify 2019/20 recipients due to COVID-19. Please review Creative BC's Grants and Cancellation Policy and the FAQ's for Amplify BC Grant Recipients to learn how your project will be impacted.
2019/20 FINAL REPORT INFORMATION FOR FUNDING RECIPIENTS
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact:
Mizzy Mejia | Program Coordinator, Music
Phone: +1 604 736 7997