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Music PEI is Hiring! Multiple Employment Opportunities
November 26, 2021 | Music PEI is now hiring five people to assist in the delivery of multiple major projects. Successful applicants will have an opportunity to contribute to the delivery of Music PEI Week, Canadian Folk Music Awards, and the Canadian Song Conference. [more]

Music PEI Opens Submissions for Music PEI Awards and Launches New Awards Submission Platform
September 3, 2021 | It’s that time of year again, Music PEI Award submissions will open on September 15th!

In 2020, Music PEI secured funding from FACTOR and ACOA to develop a new awards platform specifically for the Music PEI Awards. We are pleased to announce that the new awards platform, developed by Wavelength Media, is ready to launch for the 2021/2022 awards season. [more]

Music PEI is proud to launch the Producer Mentorship Program with Mentor, Canadian Producer Howard Redekopp
August 24, 2021 | The Producer Mentorship Program was created to assist both established and emerging producers to gain knowledge and learn from one of Canada’s most successful music producers. This 6 week program will include two 90 minute sessions per week and cover areas both theoretical and technical; critiques of participant’s projects; a breakdown of two select Howard Redekopp projects, and; sessions with guest speakers. [more]

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The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) with support from Canada's Private Radio Broadcasters is dedicated to providing assistance toward the growth and development of the Canadian music industry. Support is provided to Canadian recording artists, songwriters, managers, labels, publishers, event producers and distributors through various programs.

Unison Benevolent Fund
Unison Benevolent Fund is a non-profit organization that provides counselling, nov gency relief, and benefit programs for the Canadian music community who face personal or professional challenges due to hardship, illness, unemployment or economic difficulties. Register today!

Musicians’ Rights Organization Canada (MROC) logo
MROC is a Canadian federally incorporated not-for-profit collective society whose objectives include the collection and distribution of performer remuneration.

ACTRA RACS (Recording Artists' Collecting Society) works to ensure that all recording artists, from session musicians and backing performers, to featured vocalists, are paid for the use of their work.

Podio - team project management software
We're powered by Podio - team project management software to easily manage teams, projects and much more in one central place. Work the way you want to with the unique ability to create your own apps. Click this link to learn more!

Canadian Country Music Awards
Music PEI is proud to partner with the Canadian Country Music Awards.

Re:Sound logo
Re:Sound is the Canadian not-for-profit music licensing company dedicated to obtaining fair compensation for artists and record companies for their performance rights.

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Bandzoogle is a partner and supporter of Music PEI and has generously supported the Tiny Island Concert Series.

Mike Stratton
Mike Stratton has been involved in the PEI music scene for many years as a performer and songwriter. He has provided piano entertainment at many venues and functions as well as playing with cover bands such as Charlie X.

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Upcoming Gigs
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Joshua Carter
8:00 PM Craft Beer Corner Charlottetown, PE
Sunday, December 26, 2021
Kelley Mooney
8:00 PM Copperbottom Brewing Montague, PE
Monday, December 27, 2021
Joshua Carter
8:00 PM Upstreet Craft Brewing Charlottetown, PE
Friday, December 31, 2021
Kelley Mooney
8:00 PM Trailside Music Hall Charlottetown, PE
Friday, January 14, 2022
Ryan Merry
6:00 PM Piatto Pizzeria Charlottetown, PE
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Alan Dowling
8:00 PM The Collective Trio - Baba's Charlottetown, PE
Friday, February 18, 2022
Ryan Merry
6:00 PM Piatto Pizzeria Charlottetown, PE
Alan Dowling
8:00 PM Nolan Compton - Trailside Music Hall Charlottetown, PE
Friday, March 11, 2022
Ryan Merry
6:00 PM Piatto Pizzeria Charlottetown, PE
Friday, April 8, 2022
Ryan Merry
6:00 PM Piatto Pizzeria Charlottetown, PE

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Grants and Funding
New Program! With the support of Innovation PEI, Music PEI is creating the $75,000 Digital Performance Creation Fund (DPCF). The goal of this fund is to create digital live performance content to be used for Showcase and Online Performance opportunities. Details here.

New Program! FilmPEI and Music PEI have partnered to create an exciting new program, Diverse Voices. The program is designed to serve the 2SLGBTQ+ and BIPOC youth communities in both music and film with the goal of creating three music videos. Details here.

Program updates for 2020-21: The details for the next rounds of the Golden Ticket Program and the Taking Care of Business Program have been announced. The deadline for each program is fast-approaching: Friday, October 2 at 11:59pm AT!

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Music PEI Merch
CD Covers
Now available to purchase from Music PEI: Deep Roots In Red Dirt compilation double CD featuring a diverse list of Music PEI Award Winners and both the CD and DVD live performances of Snowbird - The Songs of Gene MacLellan, a tribute to Gene by many of the Island's greatest performers, and Credit Union May Run Music Festival 2015 Shirts. Check out the Music PEI Merch for details.

Our Funders

FACTOR / Canadian Heritage

Atlantic Canada Opportunities AgencyProvince of Prince Edward IslandCity of Charlottetown

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