Today’s Performance Schedule

Busker Opportunities

  • Emerging and established performers are encouraged to apply to the Burnaby Festivals Office to perform at events like Canada Day, Sounds Like Summer pop-up music concerts, neighbourhood-based live programming, and Burnaby Pride, as provincial health guidelines allow.

  • We are looking to expand our creative and curatorial reach in order to discover talent within the community and feature a broad spectrum of programming. We aim to appeal to diverse audiences and are looking to incorporate a wide variety of performances. Programming will be focused on live performances (drag, comedy, burlesque, dance etc.) and live music. Hybrid showcases are also welcome.

  • FACTOR will be hosting a virtual information session for Black artists on Wednesday, February 17th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EST. This session is for Black artists, music industry professionals, and entrepreneurs looking to learn more about FACTOR programs and funding opportunities.

  • Caribbean restaurant The Loft Lounge in English Bay, West End are looking for musicians/singers to perform for black history month (Feb) also on going work for the right person/people. Please send your links/youtube/social to justine@loftondenman.com

  • Music Canada has partnered with Abacus Data to get a renewed understanding of how artists’ perspectives continue to be impacted, ten months into the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey will hear directly from artists on the financial implications they are experiencing, how the pandemic is impacting their ability to create music, and how they are building or evolving skill sets to help them get by.

  • Back by popular demand are FAI’s One-on-One Networking Meetings, which are short 8-minute one-on-one sessions for registered Folk Unlocked delegates to network with concert presenters, festival directors, agents, managers, labels, distributors, publicists, publishers and other industry professionals.

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