Resources & support

Spotify – The Artist Fundraising Pick

Folk Alliance International – COVID resources

Folk Alliance International – resources

BC Arts Alliance – Extensive list of resources

Music Managers Forum – List of resources

Factor – COVID Helpful links and resources – Vancouver Industry Fund

Art is Alive

Webinars & videos

Canceled or Postponed: Having Necessary Conversations

Teaching Online Music Lessons in a New Learning Environment

COVID Live Music Steams & Webinars – Western Canada & beyond – weekly calendar


CBC – list of Canadian funding links

In response to COVID-19’s impact on the arts milieu, from April to July 31, 2020, the Digital Strategy Fund is inviting eligible applicants to submit proposals for short term activities that will:

  • implement digital solutions as a strategic response to the COVID-19 crisis
  • demonstrate concrete and immediate benefits to the arts community
  • show elements of openness and potential for growth as a long-term strategy

Payment for online performances

Encore – SOCAN paying musicians for online performances during Lock down

Online digital tips

The Social Distancing Festival


Receive payment via e transfer



Online streaming

How to

How-To From Home – Leveraging Live Streaming Platforms #1

How-To From Home #2 – Leveraging Live Streaming Platforms #2

Ask An Expert: Tech Tips and Tricks for Successful Livestreaming

Quick Tips: DIY Lighting Kit!

The Complete Guide to live streaming by Bandzoogle

How to Livestream for Beginners

Vimeo’s Livestream Guide

Side Door – Tutorial Video for Online Concerts

Ask An Expert: The Legal Landscape of Livestreaming

Submit to Listings

FAI – Submit your Livestream for listing

Showcase BC

MusicBC Spotify playlist

Submit your online event to the Burning Man Journal or in the upcoming Global Virtual Events Calendar

Have your show promoted by others

National Arts Centre

Social Distancing Festival

Do604 live streams

Isolation series

Street Music Map calling out for performers

Where to stream your show




Twitch for Musicians



Websites with performer membership


Free online training & courses

Berklee Online – handbooks & online courses

Free online courses at Harvard

Online craft classes

Online shows, exhibitions & activities

MOV Wants Your ‘Quarantine Diaries’ For Their New Exhibit

COVID Concert Series

Calendar of online shows and exhibitions

Free catalogue of Indigenous films online

Free streaming of performance films

Free access to all digital editions of the UK Crafts magazine

Art project captures city sounds during COVID

Free streaming of theatre

Virtual Art Exhibitions

National Gallery of Art

National theatre – free online shows

A list of free, online, boredom-busting resources

1.5 million books free to read

Vancouver museums and galleries online exhibits

Covent Garden Stories

Here at Covent Garden Entertainment HQ we have been working very hard on our most recent project, Covent Garden Stories! In the hopes of bringing fun to all of you at home with little ones, and distract you from everyday lockdown! Every week day at 1pm we have been sharing with you a fantastic international performer reading their favourite children’s book… until we run out!

The largest classical music streaming library in the world featuring over 1,600 classical music videos, concerts, operas, ballets, documentaries, master classes, artists’ profiles and educational programmes. Discover over 100 live event broadcasts from prestigious venues around the world. Browse the catalogue by composer, performer, conductor or musical period.

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