B.C.’s music industry gets an encore (flickr.com)

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Amplify BC cranks up help for music industry

In 2020-21 Amplify BC helped:

  • 95 festivals, venues and presenters sustain their operations;
  • 99 music companies support their businesses;
  • 20 projects to help artists and companies adapt to the challenges of the pandemic;
  • 113 emerging and established musicians advance their careers;
  • 28 industry-building events and initiatives;
  • Music BC support professional development, export initiatives, showcasing opportunities and online performances; and
  • The First Peoples’ Cultural Council support Indigenous artists, professionals and recording studios.

Creative BC is the Province’s key funding agency for the creative sector: music, motion picture, interactive media and publishing.