Live Performance Stream

The Live Performance stream provides an investment for domestic and international performances including showcases, tours and community presentations.

There are three (3) components to this investment stream:

  1. Tour Support
  2. Showcase
  3. Community Presenter

Who is Eligible?

Component A

Export-Ready Artists

To qualify for this component, you must either have a current release (released no longer than 24 months prior to the component submission date) or an upcoming release (due to be released within six months of the latest scheduled tour or showcase date).

Component B

Export-Ready Artists and Developing Artists

Component C

Community Presenters

To qualify for this component a Presenter must be a non-profit organization or society committed to providing musical experiences for their communities.

Deadline(s) for Components A & B

  • March 15
  • June 15
  • September 15
  • December 15

Rolling Deadlines for Component C

Level of Investment
Component A - $10,000.00 maximum
Component B - $5,000.00 maximum
Component C - $1,000.00 maximum, $3,000.00 annual cap

Percentage of Investment
Component A – 50%
Component B – 75%
Component C – 25% of Nova Scotian artist fees only