Music Nova Scotia Showcase Stage at ECMW 2014: Call for Submissions

The Music Nova Scotia Showcase Stage during East Coast Music Week will take place at the Pour House (89 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PE) on Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th. This showcase stage provides Nova Scotian artists the opportunity to perform for a target audience of influential industry professionals attending East Coast Music Week, including local, national, and international talent buyers, managers, and media. The Music Nova Scotia Showcase Stage is an official partnered stage of ECMW.  
The call for submissions is now open and will close on Friday, February 21st at 5:00pm (AST). 
This call is open to all members of Music Nova Scotia in good standing, however, preference may be given to artists who meet “export ready” or “exporting” status as defined by the Music Nova Scotia Export Development Program, and/or have an established team infrastructure and strong professional history.
To apply to the Music Nova Scotia Stage, members can log in to and click “Apply for MNS ECMW Showcase” in the My Projects menu on the left hand side. 
You must also meet all of the following criteria will be considered for this showcase stage:
  1. Your Music Nova Scotia membership must be current.
  2. Your member profile at must be updated and current to include your new Short URL.  (Example:
  3. You are a resident of Nova Scotia
You are considered a resident of Nova Scotia if you meet both of the following criteria:
  • Primary artist and/or the majority of the group has lived in Nova Scotia for not less than 12 months consecutively.
  • Primary artist and/or the majority of the group pay income tax to the Province of Nova Scotia
If you do not have an updated member profile you will not meet eligibility criteria. 
For questions regarding your member profile, please contact Lisa Stitt, Member Relations / Operations Manager, at 902-423-6271 ext 102 or email
For more information, please contact:
Serge Samson
Event and Member Training Manager
902-423-6271 x 103

Canada Arts Connect Magazine Recent Interview With Jason Burns

"An experienced Canadian music manager, Jason Burns is the president of Burnt Tree Entertainment and two-time winner of the Manager of the Year award from Music Nova Scotia."  

Read Jason's thoughts on music management  in Canada, when and how to approach management and what makes him want to work with a band.

The full article by Desirée Ossandon from Canada Arts Connect Magazine can be viewed here.


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