Investing in Saskatchewan Artists

by SaskMusic

August 15, 2016 in Artist News


Congrats to artists who have received support from The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings in the past 6-ish months. Live Performance (Showcases or Tours): Andy Shauf x4, The Sheepdogs x4, Jeffery Straker x2, Kacy & Clayton x2, Jen Lane, Gunner & Smith, Sleepwreck, Ryan Boldt, Library Voices. Demo Recording: Alex Runions. Juried Sound Recording: Jeffery Straker, Amy Nelson, Nevado Records re Close Talker, Curve Music/Sonic Envy re The Dead South. Artist Development: Slow Down Molasses. For more information on FACTOR, visit or chat with SaskMusic, their Saskatchewan rep, for application assistance.

Saskatchewan Arts Board:

grant recipients (Music Discipline only listed):

Independent Artists Grant Approvals, March 15/2016 deadline: Paul Benjamin, Marie-Veronique Bourque, Jesse Brown, Samuel Deason, Despistado, Melanie Hankewich, Allyson Reigh and James Loth, Megan Lane, Christopher Mason, Alexis Normand, Geoff Smith, Lindsay Stetner, These Young Hands.

Culture on the Go: Touring Grants, Feb 16/2016 deadline: Eli Barsi, Felipe Gomez Morales, Horizon String Quartet, Tyt i Tam, Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc., Saskatoon Opera Association.

Indigenous Pathways Initiative Funding, Apr 15/16 deadline: Ryan Moccasin, Marc Okihcihtaw, Zondra Roy.

Artists in Communities Grants - Projects, May 1/16 deadline (partial list): Cecilian Concert Series Inc., Per Sonatori.

Artists in Communities Grants - Residencies, May 1/16 deadline (partial list, multi-discipline): Common Weal Community Arts Inc., Sakewewak First Nations Artists’ Collective Inc., Saskatchewan Cultural Exchange Society Regina.

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