The Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®), in association with the four Atlantic Canada Music Industry Associations (MIAs): Music New Brunswick, Music Newfoundland & Labrador, Music Nova Scotia, Music Prince Edward Island and the Cavendish Beach Music Festival, is pleased to launch a regionalized CCMA Discovery Program for Atlantic Canada. This pilot program, an offshoot of the successful national CCMA Discovery Program, is open to country music artists who are residents of Atlantic Canada and are the age of majority. Submissions are now open until Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. AT.
The CCMA will be heading to Halifax, NS for its 39th edition of Country Music Week, September 10 to 13, 2015. The CCMA Discovery Program – Atlantic Canada, created through a partnership with the local Country Music Week host committee, and generously supported by the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), aligns with the CCMA goal of introducing programs that educate, elevate and celebrate country music.
For detailed information on this pilot program, including act eligibility criteria, act selection process, Boot Camp Week, Cavendish Beach Music Festival showcase opportunity and the award program, CLICK HERE.
CLICK HERE to apply!
Sponsors of Country Music Week and the 2015 CCMA Awards include FACTOR, Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters and The Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage’s “Canada Music Fund”, Radio Starmaker Fund, the Province of Nova Scotia, the City of Halifax and Destination Halifax.