The purpose of this program is to help Canadian live music companies and organizations operating in Canada who are facing financial pressures due to public health directives in place to address the COVID-19 pandemic. There are two streams. The first one has been announced and the second one will be announced once Stream1 closes.

  • Stream 1: This program targets Canadian-owned companies and organizations specializing in live music. This includes live music venues, booking agents, concert promoters, festivals, artist managers, artist-entrepreneurs, and service companies. To be eligible, companies must play an essential role in the Canadian live music sector and in the development of Canadian artists.

Note: Funding is based on eligible revenues from the applicant’s last completed fiscal year prior to the pandemic

Amount: not yet announced

Deadline: September 9, 2021, at 5:00pm ET. (deadline extended)

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