The Live Performance component provides an investment for domestic and international performances including showcases, tours and community presentations.
There are three (3) streams to this investment component:
Who is Eligible?
Export-Ready Artists and Developing Artists (Level II)
To qualify for this component, you must either have a current release (released no longer than 24 months prior to the component submission date) or an upcoming release (due to be released within six months of the latest scheduled tour or showcase date).
Export-Ready Artists and Developing Artists (Level I & II)
To qualify for this stream a Presenter must be a non-profit organization or society committed to providing musical experiences for their communities.
Deadline(s) for tour & showcase support
- March 15
- June 15
- September 15
- December 15
Rolling Deadlines for Community Presenters
Level of Investment
Tour Support – $10,000.00 maximum (Export-Ready), $5,000.00 maximum (Developing Artist Lvl. II)
Showcase Support – $5,000.00 maximum
Community Presenter – $1,000.00 maximum, $3,000.00 annual cap
Percentage of Investment
Tour Support – 50%
Showcase Support – 75%
Community Presenter – 25% of Nova Scotian artist fees only