The Slaight Family Foundation has provided more than $200-million in grants to humanitarian and cultural organizations in Canada and beyond. SamaritanMag's Karen Bliss sat with the Foundation's CEO for a frank discussion about the family's philanthropy and his own unbridled passion in supporting Canada's upcoming tier of musicians and songwriters.
There are just a few more weeks to enter Slaight Music's annual It's Your Shot contest, which now offers a grand prize of $100,000 to help advance your music career.
The Prize honours the best Canadian music videos of the year, with $15K going to the winner at the May 13 presentation in Toronto. Slaight Music returns as Lead Sponsor.
Open to all musical genres, the eighth annual Slaight Music song contest has doubled the value of the goods and services prize pack the winning contestant will receive this round.
Riding high with a current gold single and a new album in the can, the award-winning country outfit reflects on their personal bond, creative chemistry, and a high-pressure audition.
Under terms of the new deal, “Parkside” Mike Renaud will act as a consultant for the entire Slaight Music roster as regards to artist management, artists development, A&R and joint venture music releases.
Michel’s icebreaker-inspired album, Khlebnikov, written and recorded during an Arctic expedition aboard a Russian icebreaker, at the invitation of astronaut Chris Hadfield, was honoured with two prizes.
The live music fest and Indies 101 conference component are running Nov. 7-12, with 250 acts performing at over 20 Toronto venues.
Tonight the winner will be announced at a gala event in Toronto. The grand prize is $50K and global notice—and, thanks to Slaight Music, second place prizes of $3K go to the nine other acts on the Short List.
The list of artists to appear at the Canadian Songwriting Hall of Fame's induction ceremony just got longer and better.
A decision to quit law school and follow her passion for music is paying off for this singer/songwriter, as her evocative single "Carnival Hearts" is now climbing the charts.
To celebrate Canada 150, Prism Prize and Slaight Music have partnered to curate a definitive collection of notable Canadian music videos.