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Music PEI Rescinds 2 awards
November 19, 2020 | Music PEI amended the organization's bylaws to allow the Board of Directors to rescind awards given by Music PEI. Following the amendment, two awards given too Aaron Crane were rescinded as a result of his conviction for Sexual Interference. [more]

Showcase PEI Online Announced
October 29, 2020 | Music PEI announces Showcase PEI Online, a winter 2020-2021 video showcase series that pivots to adapt to digital platforms amidst COVID-19 cancellations. [more]

LUCfest Virtual Showcase Opportunity- Taiwan
October 22, 2020 | Music PEI, ECMA, Music NL, Music Nova Scotia nad Music NB have partnered to present a virtual showcase in Taiwan. [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, emergency 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
Thursday, November 26, 2020
Braeden Van Asperen
6:00 PM The Fox and Crow at UPEI CHARLOTTETOWN, PE
Monday, November 30, 2020
Ryan Merry
7:00 PM PEI Brewing Company Charlottetown, PE
Friday, December 4, 2020
Gordon Belsher
7:00 PM Red Dirt Girl Music Room Summerside, PE
Ryan Merry
9:00 PM Marc's Lounge Charlottetown, PE
Saturday, December 12, 2020
Gordon Belsher
6:00 PM Olde Dublin Pub Charlottetown, PE
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Alan Dowling
8:00 PM WINTERJAZZ at the Trailside Music Hall Charlottetown, PE
Sunday, December 20, 2020
Alan Dowling
8:00 PM Comfort & Joy - Confed Centre Mainstage Charlottetown, PE
Friday, January 1, 2021
Gordon Belsher
4:00 PM Copper Bottom Montague, PE
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Grants and Funding
The deadline for the next round of funding is November 13, 2020, at 5:00 pm AT. View the funding applications and guidelines to find out if you're eligible to apply for one of four programs.

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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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

Copright © 2020 Music Prince Edward Island. All rights reserved. We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada and Canada's private radio broadcasters. Nous reconnaissons l'appui financier du gouvernement du Canada et des radiodiffuseurs privés du Canada.

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