Partners

PRESENTING PARTNER

ROYAL BANK OF CANADA

The program is supported by the RBC Emerging Artists Project, which supports organizations that provide the best opportunity to advance an artist’s career trajectory. Since 2015, over 24,000 alumni have been supported by the RBC Emerging Artists Project through RBC Foundation donations benefiting hundreds of arts organizations across Canada, totaling more than $8 million annually.

Arthaus

Emerging Musician Program Partner

ArtHaus encompasses a symbiotic network of emerging and seasoned artists, songwriters and producers, as well as a host of creative professionals and companies working in music management, marketing, publishing and live events. ArtHaus is committed to fostering new talent by bridging the gap between emerging and veteran artists and industry professionals, and empowering each with the knowledge, resources and network necessary to build impactful and sustainable careers.

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Canadian Music Week

Emerging Musician Program Partner

Recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America, CMW is a combination of informative conferences, exciting award shows, a cutting-edge trade exhibition, a film festival and a massive new music festival. Whether you’re in the music industry, want to be, or are simply a fan of great music, there are plenty of events for you to check out – all in downtown Toronto.

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Exclaim!

Media Partner

Exclaim! is Canada's leading source of information for music, film, comedy and gaming. Founded in 1991, Exclaim! Magazine publishes nine issues per year, distributing over 103,000 copies to more than 2,600 locations across Canada, with an average monthly readership of 361,200.

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Festival Du Voyageur

Emerging Musician Program Partner

Every winter since 1970, Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg’s French quarter, is transformed into a winter paradise and becomes host to the largest winter festival in Western Canada. Voyageur, Métis and First Nations histories are brought back to life, not only through the historical interpretation offered inside reconstructed Fort Gibraltar, but also through the many attractions inside Voyageur Park and at the festival’s various official sites. Music of old, traditional cuisine, sensational snow sculptures and captivating shows are but a few examples of the entertainment you can expect to witness during this convivial gathering. Offering a vast array of historical, recreational and educational activities, Festival du Voyageur has something for all tastes and all ages!

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Indie88

Media Partner

Indie88 (CIND-FM) is Toronto’s New Alternative. Launched on August 3rd, 2013, as Canada’s first indie music station, Indie88 provides a platform for emerging artists while paying homage to the classics that inspired them. Indie88 is where new music belongs. It’s also a multi-media hub for news, local lifestyle, and pop-culture content focused on unique and engaging stories.

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Metalworks Studios

Emerging Musician Program Partner

Metalworks Institute is the educational creation and natural extension of world-renowned Metalworks Studios; home to some of the world’s most successful artists and producers. Mandated by founder Gil Moore to provide a superior curriculum, as well as an unrivaled social, educational, and artistic experience. Metalworks Institute is not your average school. Accordingly, Metalworks Institute embraces a philosophy of mutual respect, inspirational mentoring, and balanced life values. The state-of-the-art campus facilities, located adjacent to the studio complex, support this vision. Providing students with the best tools, instructors and environment to complete their studies: Metalworks sets the standard for entertainment arts education. Metalworks Studios is a Greater Toronto Area Recording Studio and Mastering facility that has maintained an unsurpassed level of excellence spanning over four decades. Regarded as one of North America’s premier recording studios for many years, Metalworks has played host to a veritable who’s who of international recording stars. Being recognized by Canadian Music Week as Canada’s ‘Recording Studio of the Year' 17 times is a testament to their depth of expert management and engineering staff as well as technical equipment resources.

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Next Magazine

Official Partner

NEXT is Canada's free, glossy, national magazine of music, arts and fun, available now in: Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary.

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Now

Media Partner

Toronto's best source for alternative news, entertainment, events, and food.

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Postmedia

Official Partner

Postmedia is a Canadian news media company representing more than 125 brands across multiple print, online, and mobile platforms. Award-winning journalists and innovative product development teams bring engaging content to millions of people every week whenever and wherever they want it. This exceptional content, reach and scope offers advertisers and marketers compelling solutions to effectively reach target audiences.

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