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Petition: Provincial Support for the Culture Sector in Nova Scotia

Posted on: October 13, 2020


Your voice matters! CBMIC has started a petition asking for government action to ensure that Nova Scotia’s creative and cultural sector is able to survive, recover, and flourish in the new circumstances created by Covid-19. Your voice matters and we need your help! If you have received this email twice, its because you are on both our previous and current distribution lists. We appreciate your patience as we work to consolidate into the new membership platform via cbmic.ca/membership. Now, the petition... The creative and cultural sector contributes significantly to the…

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Events, & Funding, & Education, OH MY!

Posted on: September 24, 2020


Hello members!    Well, things are starting to get a little more active around here, slowly but surely. We have some events in the works, funding opportunities for artists from both Music NS and FACTOR, and some upcoming funding opportunities through CBMIC.  Let’s jump right into it shall we?       EVENTS   The Music Island CB Songwriter’s Series This Thursday evening we will be announcing a 5-week songwriter’s series hosted by Governor’s Pub and Eatery as a CBMIC fundraiser. Every Thursday, starting Oct 1st, we will be featuring three…

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Say hello to our new board members & staff!

Posted on: August 12, 2020


CBMIC is proud introduce our new board members for 2020: Eirinn Fraser, Aaron Lewis, and Joe Sampson. Collectively, they are bringing over 40 years of music industry experience and passion to CBMIC. Eirinn Fraser Eirinn resides on beautiful Cape Breton Island in the picturesque County of Inverness. She brings 17 years of experience in the entertainment industry and an eclectic mix of skill sets and enthusiasm. It has always been her intent to help others succeed at their goals and dreams. In recent years Eirinn has worked on various community…

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CBMIC Project Opportunity

Posted on: July 22, 2020


Deadline to submit: Monday, July 27th 11:59pm CBMIC Music Island Project Assistant Positions These positions involve program and project coordinating, data organization, record keeping, public communications, regional travel and more. Who we need: The Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative (CBMIC) is looking for two positive, energetic, socially motivated, music loving and Cape Breton proud individuals for the positions of “CBMIC Music Island Project Assistants.” Who we are: CBMIC is a Not for Profit Music Association for the Cape Breton Region. For 13 years, we have been supporting, growing and empowering…

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2020 AGM ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted on: June 26, 2020


The Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative (CBMIC) Announces our 2020 Annual General Meeting and Call for Nominations CBMIC’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday, July 14th, 2020, at The Convent 170 George St. Sydney, NS. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only current Board Executive and Directors will be present during the meeting. The meeting will begin at 7 pm. on our CBMIC Facebook page and will be available for everyone to watch. Q&A will take place during the meeting, and all comments will be monitored to ensure involvement with…

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CBMIC taking 8 musicians to NSMW for artist development opportunity

Posted on: November 6, 2019


CBMIC is pleased to announce a new project called “Level Up”. For Nova Scotia Music Week, we will be taking a team of 8 local artists to the conference for 3 days of Basic Training sessions presented by Music Nova Scotia. These sessions are designed to help emerging artists receive essential training to level up their experience and to help them be eligible for Music NS Funding and Potential showcase opportunities for new music releases as they move forward with their careers.

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CBMIC wraps up 2019 Presenters and Media Program at Celtic Colors International Festival

Posted on: October 20, 2019


In October 2019 CBMIC hosted another successful showcase of Cape Breton Artists in the Celtic genre. This showcase featured 3 emerging artists Knotwerk, James Maclean and Villages. These artists had the opportunity to perform for the 30 Delegates representing major festivals and events both nationally and Internationally.  The last 2 years alone has resulted in nearly $300,000 in Cape Breton Artist bookings.

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