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AGM - Tonight July 20
July 20, 2021 | The Music PEI Annual General Meeting will be held tonight at 7:00pm via Zoom:
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Music PEI Employment Opportunity
July 8, 2021 | Music PEI is now hiring two people to assist in the delivery of Showcase PEI and Music PEI Week. Successful applicants will be involved in assisting to deliver these 2 major projects. [more]

Music PEI Annual General Meeting & Open Board Positions
June 23, 2021 | The Music PEI Annual General Meeting is scheduled to take place on July 20th at 7:00pm AST. The meeting will be hosted on Zoom and will include the presentation of the Year End Statement for the fiscal year 2020/21, announcement of the new Directors and a report on the previous year's activities from the Executive Director. [more]

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FACTOR
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
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.

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

Adam Gallant
Adam Gallant is a producer, engineer and studio owner at The Hill Sound Studio.

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Canadian Country Artist Discovery

Lawrence Maxwell, Canadian Country Artist Discovery spotlight artist

Meet LAWRENCE MAXWELL (PE), Music PEI's featured artist for July, part of the Canadian Country Artist Discovery program - a collaboration between provincial MIAs highlighting emerging country artists across Canada.

Follow Lawrence Maxwell on Instagram and Twitter.
Visit www.lawrencemaxwell.com.
Lawrence Maxwell - Back to Cape Breton (Official Video).


Check back in August for Musique/Music New Brunswick's featured artist!


Upcoming Gigs
Friday, July 30, 2021
Hired Guns
6:15 PM Rock the Boat Music Festival Tyne Valley, PE
Gordon Belsher
2:00 PM Peakes Wharf Charlottetown, PE
Saturday, July 31, 2021
Alan Dowling
3:00 PM Cory Gallant - Rock the Boat Music Festival Tyne Valley, PE
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Gordon Belsher
7:30 PM WI Hall Stanley Bridge, PE
Gordon Belsher
2:00 PM Peakes Wharf Charlottetown, PE
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Gordon Belsher
6:00 PM Peakes Wharf Charlottetown, PE
Friday, August 6, 2021
Gordon Belsher
2:00 PM Peakes Wharf Charlottetown, PE
Sunday, August 8, 2021
Gordon Belsher
6:00 PM Olde Dublin Pub Charlottetown, PE
Monday, August 9, 2021
Gordon Belsher
7:00 PM Roma National Historic Site Three Rivers, PE
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Gordon Belsher
7:30 PM WI Hall Stanley Bridge, 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!

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.



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FACTOR / Canadian Heritage

Atlantic Canada Opportunities AgencyProvince of Prince Edward IslandCity of Charlottetown

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