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VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada – People seeking careers in B.C.'s motion picture industry now have a single point of access to knowledge and networks for entry, with distinctive equity opportunities for people from systemically excluded groups. Activity levels across B.C.'s...
Cultivating Student Leadership and Entrepreneurship in Museums, Arts, and Culture: A Webinar – May 25, 2022
On May 25, 2022, Talent MATCH will host Jules André-Brown (a leadership consultant, and an appointed member of the BC Arts Council) for a discussion about student leadership and entrepreneurship in the museums, arts, and culture sectors. This free webinar will take...
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Province of BC supports the recovery of B.C.’s music sector with a $2.5 million boost to the Amplify BC program
Province bolsters support for live music events Province of British Columbia NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release 2022TACS0031-000746 May 18, 2022 Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport VICTORIA – The Province is supporting the recovery of B.C.’s live music sector...
The Live Music program supports B.C.-based live music events, creating engagement opportunities for audiences and artists.
This program will open on September 14, 2022. The application deadline is October 26, 2022, at 11:59 PM, PDT.
Updated guidelines and program materials will be available on the launch date. Last year’s materials are available below.
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact:
Live Music Downloads + Forms
This program supported B.C.-based live music events, creating engagement opportunities for audiences and artists, and enhancing music tourism throughout B.C. Live music presenters could apply for live music presentation and business development activities. The review period for complete applications was approximately 12 weeks after the program deadline date.
Live Music Presentation - Guidelines 2021/22
Live Music Presentation - Scoring Priorities 2021/22
Live Music Presentation - Sample Application 2021/22
Live Music Business Development - Guidelines 2021/22
Live Music Business Development - Scoring Priorities 2021/22
Live Music Business Development - Sample Application 2021/22
Live Music – Operational Support (2021/22)
Downloads and Forms
This intake provided 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 were 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 11:59 PM PDT. The review period for complete applications was approximately 6 weeks after the program deadline date.
Please see the guidelines for the Operational Support intake. Applications were scored according to the criteria in the scoring priorities sheet below:
Final Report Information for Recipients
Final reporting information for this program’s 2021/22 cycle will be available soon.