BCMF Live Music - Now closed

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM; however, new opportunities are now available through amplify BC. see Amplify BC's live music program for 2018/2019 application details and sign up for the music newsletter

The BCMF Live Music Program is one of the funding programs of the $15 million BC Music Fund supported by the Province of BC. This program is designed to support the economic growth of BC’s live music sector through investing in new or expanded performance opportunities for BC artists, BC audiences and out-of-province visitors. Funding will also support the growth of the live music sector through business development activities.

BC-based festivals, venues, event producers and presenters are eligible to apply for a grant to cover up to 50% of project expenses.

Application Evaluation

Applications will be scored based on the goals of the BC Music Fund and the capacity of the applicant to deliver the project. 

Live Music Program Budget: $2.5 million

The deadline for applications was June 28, 2017.


For information on how to apply, please be sure to read the Guidelines for the Live Music Program.


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If you have any additional questions, please contact:

Kaitlyn Reining, Program Analyst, BC Music Fund
Phone: +1 604 730 2254