November 5, 2020

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Winter Showcase

Announcing SaskMusic's Winter Showcase Project Intake

We are seeking submissions from Saskatchewan-resident artists who are interested in having a live performance professionally filmed for the purposes of marketing their music and/or for export development opportunities. These performances will be filmed without an audience present, and following cleaning and social distancing protocols. Artists will be filmed in either Regina or Saskatoon with a professional sound and video crew on a date to be discussed with artists, between November 20-December 20/2020.

The footage will be used by SaskMusic for promoting the selected artists, and the Saskatchewan music industry as a whole, in domestic and international markets. The footage will be later available to the artists for their own use. Our goal is to film 15 artists.

There will be three separate areas of focus for artists applying to this intake, although you as an artist may find you qualify under one, two, or all three: 1) Export-ready artists 2) Youth (age 25 and under) 3) Artists self-identifying as Indigenous, performing in any genre.

Preference will also lean to artists who do not already have an existing bank of high-qualify performance footage. Artists will be required to perform 2-3 songs of original material, but are encouraged to have more prepared for options on the day of filming. ('Original music' stipulation does not apply to artists performing in the genres of traditional Indigenous music, jazz, or classical.) Submission Deadline midnight November 18/2020.

More info and to apply


Studio Spotlight

New! Saskatchewan Studio Spotlight Podcast Series

We recently launched our Studio Spotlights podcast series! This series is intended to introduce you to and celebrate the many recording studios, from small in-home setups to stand-alone commercial studios, in Saskatchewan - and the people behind them.

You can check out the first few episodes HERE or on Spotify.


JUNOs 50

Submissions for JUNO Award nominations are now underway! Deadline Tomorrow, Nov 6 at midnight

NEW: This year, SaskMusic is pleased to be offering bursaries to Saskatchewan artists to help cover the cost of your JUNO submissions! There are also a number of categories that are free to submit into this year! Learn more about the bursary.



Sask Venues Project Update!

All T-shirt orders from the first set of Sask Venues Project this summer should have now arrived by mail/delivery. Any shirts that were still at Mortise & Tenon for in-store pickup are now at our Regina Office. If you ordered and have *NOT* received your shirts yet (first round only), please let us know ASAP ( or 306-347-0676). The first pic is to remind you which ones those were.

Our friends at Motif Marketing in Saskatoon have let us know that remaining shirts from round two will be ready for pickup next week! Once we've got the shirts from them, our small but mighty team will package everything up and get them into your hands ASAP! We thank you so much for your support of this project. 




New workshops and webinars are being added at!


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FACTOR info sesh

FACTOR Info Session for Women & Gender Minorities
November 27 online

FACTOR (Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings) will be holding a virtual information session for women and gender minority artists on Friday, November 27 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EST. Join in to learn more about what kind of music funding you can access through FACTOR, how the application process works, and general advice and tips on applying! 

This event is open to women and gender minorities, including but not limited to trans individuals (AMAB and AFAB), agender and non-binary people.

More Info 



Become a FACTOR Juror!

FACTOR relies on the participation of members of the Canadian music industry to determine which eligible projects are funded under FACTOR’s Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording programs. These members are called Jurors.

Jurors are volunteers with substantial music industry experience. Their knowledge, expertise, and ability to interpret the current music landscape makes them qualified to help FACTOR assess which applications have the most potential for success within FACTOR’s mandate.

FACTOR draws on a broad and diverse range of industry professionals to help funding reach artists in every community across Canada, in a wide spectrum of genres and styles. We believe that peer evaluation ensures a fair and transparent process and promotes equal representation throughout the industry.

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Featured Singles/Videos

Submit Albums/News

Have you recently released or will soon be releasing an official single, music video, or album, in any genre? Have some exciting music news to share?
We want to know what you've got going on! Even if we follow your socials, we (and other media) don't see, or catch everything you post about.
Please let us know your release date and/or other activities. Just follow the links above!


RWG promo

The monthly Songwriters groups are currently meeting online via Zoom. Please check out their Facebook groups for more information about the next meeting.

Saskatoon group info:

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