Amplify BC Live Music program will support BC-based live music events – Opens October 3rd, deadline November 14

Hello Live Music advocates and event producers,

Amplify BC – Live Music events program

This program will support BC-based live music events, creating engagement opportunities for audiences, artists and youth, and enhancing music tourism throughout BC.

Live Music intake opens October 3, 2018 | deadline November 14, 2018.

 Top-Up program applications open now until June 30, 2018

The program is designed to build on the economic activity generated by the BCMF Live Music program. Quick turnaround, top-up funding will be available to BCMF recipients who are maintaining or increasing the expansion of live music events from 2017-18. Only recipients of the BCMF Live Music program are eligible to apply.

The majority of funding for live music presenters will be disbursed in the fall, through the launch of the Amplify BC Live Music program.


Applications will be accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis starting May 24, 2018, and ending June 30, 2018.

Processing time for a complete application is 4 weeks. Applicants who do not meet the requirements for maintained expansion will be considered unsuccessful.


For information on how to apply, please read the program guidelines for the Live Music Top-Up program:

Applicants are required to fill out an online application form and Budget & Schedule of Activities:


Applications will be processed in the order in which they are received. Applications will be evaluated by Creative BC staff, based on the eligibility criteria.

Applicants must complete their BCMF Live Music program final report before submitting an application to this program.

Best regards,

Kelvin Saldern / Manager – Community Relationships, West
Columbia Basin Trust

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