WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM. PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THE MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWSLETTER FOR UPDATES ON NEW INTAKES OR PROGRAMS.
This program is designed to support the economic growth of BC’s live music sector, funding live music performances for audiences, artists and youth, and enhancing music tourism throughout BC. Funding will also support the growth of the live music sector through business development activities.
Live Music Program Budget: $1.7 million
This program is now closed. The deadline was November 13, 2019.
Read the program guidelines and use the materials below to submit an application to the Live Music program:
Live Music 2019/20 Guidelines (.pdf)
LIVE MUSIC - PRESENTATION STREAM
Live Music - Presentation Budget (.xls)
Live Music - Presentation Project Plan (.doc)
Live Music - Presentation Tip Sheet (.pdf)
LIVE MUSIC - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT STREAM
Live Music - Business Development Budget (.xls)
Live Music - Business Development Project Plan (.doc)
Live Music - Business Development Tip Sheet (.pdf)
Applications will be evaluated by Creative BC staff and a panel of industry professionals representing a variety of live music companies, industry backgrounds, regions, and demographics. Applications will be scored according to the priorities of the program, the economic impact of the project, and the applicant's capacity to deliver the project. Evaluation is competitive and comparative, based on the applications submitted and funding available.
Live Music - Presentation Scoring Sheet (.pdf)
Live Music - Business Development Scoring Sheet (.pdf)
The review period is 12 weeks after the deadline. Refer to the scoring sheet to view the weighting of the categories.
Join Creative BC staff and learn about the Live Music program. Register for your online or in-person session today:
View or download the Info Session Powerpoint:
Live Music Info Session Slides
2019/20 final report information for FUNDING RECIPIENTS
Live Music Final Report (online form)
Live Music - Presentation Cost Report (.xls)
Live Music - Business Development Cost Report (.xls)
If you have any additional questions, please contact:
Kaitlyn Reining | Program Analyst, Music
Phone: +1 604 730 2254