HOW TO GET OFF THIS ISLAND V.6
An industry-focused Q&A session for artists and managers
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This panel will dig into tools and strategies bands can use to break into the US and tour the West Coast. From funding to routing to building an audience on and off stage, this panel will touch on how the roles of managers, agents, labels and music supervisors, can help break an artist into new markets.
Mathieu Rousseau: Agent / Bondsound
Ron Proulx : Music Supervisor / Arpix
Rob Calder : Manager / Boompa Records
Kim Persley : Manager / Amelia Artists
Moderated by Byran Capistrano : Music Director / The Zone
Music BC is a non-profit society that supports and promotes the spirit, development, and growth of the BC music community provincially, nationally and internationally. Music BC provides education, resources, advocacy, opportunities for funding, networking, and a forum for communication. More information at http://musicbc.org/
The Music Managers Forum Canada (MMF) is a trade association that provides education, networking, and advocacy on behalf of its members and their artists. More information at http://
The Musicians’ Rights Organization Canada (MROC) is a Canadian federally incorporated not-for-profit organization whose primary objective is to collect and distribute royalties to musicians and vocalists. MROC distributes the performer’s share of neighbouring rights and private copying royalties. These royalties primarily flow from the broadcast and public performance of sound recordings and are based on tariffs approved by the Copyright Board of Canada. MROC represents more than 6500 musicians, from session players to featured artists, recording across the full range of genres.
As a private non-profit organization, FACTOR is dedicated to providing assistance toward the growth and development of the Canadian music industry. The foundation administers contributions from private radio broadcasters as well as two components of the Department of Canadian Heritage’s Canada Music Fund. FACTOR has been managing federal funds since the inception of the Sound Recording Development Program in 1986 (now known as the Canada Music Fund).
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