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Factor: Healthy Touring for Musicians, Deadlines, Annual Report, Showcases

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Healthy Touring for Musicians

FACTOR has partnered with Artists' Health Alliance to present a free workshop that is open to the public called "Healthy Touring for Musicians"!

The workshop will be held at the FACTOR office (247 Spadina Ave, 3rd floor) on Wednesday, November 29th from 6-8pm. The facilitators include a Registered Social Worker and a Registered Dietician.

The event will also be live streamed on our Facebook page for those across Canada who cannot attend in person!

Upcoming Deadlines

Collective Initiatives, Showcase Production for Export Ready Artists - for activities occurring between February 1, 2018 and July 30, 2018: Applications must be received by December 1, 2017

**PLEASE NOTE** Funds are limited. Please contact evelyn.cream@factor.cabefore proceeding with application to ensure status of budget. 

Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording - Thursday January 25, 2018

If you applied to the Artist Development or Juried Sound Recording programs in the September 2017 round, results will be sent out by mid-December!
Stay tuned & patient. 


Looking for four Canadian artists to play Le Printemps de Bourges April 24-28, 2018 in Bourges, France!

The 43rd legendary French festival will provide Canadian artists with a great showcase opportunity! Printemps de Bourges attracts 50k spectators, 600 delegates and more than 500 French & foreign journalists annually.

The deadline to apply for the Canadian showcase opportunity is Wednesday November 29th!

CLICK HERE for more details, eligibility requirements, and the submission form. If you have any questions, please contact FACTOR at 1.877.696.2215.


Canadian Blast BBQ @ SXSW - March 9-18, 2018
Deadline to submit: December 1st, 2017

ECMA & BOW "East Meets West" Spotlight - May 2-6, 2018
Deadline to submit: December 1st, 2017

FOCUS Wales - May 10-12, 2018
Deadline to submit: December 1st, 2017

Upstream Fest Seattle - June 1-3, 2018
Deadline to submit: November 24th, 2017