Unison and Feds Team up to Help Music Industry.

Jul 11, 2022 | 10:53am

The Canadian government and Unison are teaming up to help administer a support fund for musicians. 15 Million dollars has been provided by the Department of Canadian Heritage, which should serve roughly 6000 music industry workers. Touted as the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, the initiative will help provide financial relief for those working […]

SaskMusic hosting virtual concert celebrating International Women’s Day

Mar 7, 2021 | 9:36am

In honour of International Women’s Day, SaskMusic is hosting a free, virtual concert featuring some of the best female acts the province has to offer. The concert will showcase 23 artists from around the province who specialize in a variety of music styles. Lorena Kelly with SaskMusic says due to the concert being virtual, it […]

Familiar names on list for 2020 SaskMusic Country Artist of the Year

Nov 30, 2020 | 4:35pm

The 2020 Saskatchewan Music Awards will be handed out virtually on January 24.  When it comes to the Country Artist of the Year, there are some familiar names. The six nominees are highlighted by “The Hunter Brothers” from Shaunavon and Weyburn’s Tenille Arts. Others are Jordyn Pollard, Justin LaBrash, Samara Yung and Shantaia. Four of […]

Sask Venues project supporting live music industry during pandemic

Oct 5, 2020 | 4:22am

The live music industry in the province has taken a huge hit due to COVID-19 restrictions, as a result SaskMusic started the Sask Venues Project. The project makes and sells limited-edition T-shirts, with all proceeds going directly to live music venues around the province. SaskMusic Communications and Operations Manager Lorena Kelly says the money raised […]