Canadian Musician - September/October 2017 - Page 15

Rifflandia Expands Industry & Showcase Initiatives To coincide with its 10 th anniversary, the Rifflandia Festival has teamed up with Music BC to expand its industry and showcase initiatives in 2017. Starting on Thursday, Sept. 14 th in Victoria, BC, Rifflandia will welcome industry delegates from around the world to take part in the annual festival and its slate of B.C. artists and performers. In partnership with Rifflandia and Music BC’s How-To Series, the weekend will feature multiple panels and B2B meetings to support artists and industry professionals in British Columbia. For more information, go to ACES OF LIONS AT RIFFLANDIA 2015 Over 200 Acts to Perform at Indie Week Canada The first two rounds of showcasing artists have been announced for the 14 th annual Indie Week Canada, which will be held in multiple venues across downtown Toronto from Nov. 7-12, 2017. Indie Week’s purpose is to showcase emerging independent talent from all over the world. More than 200 acts will perform over six nights, with the majority of them being Canadian. In addition to the concerts, there is also the Indie 101 Conference from Nov. 8-11, fea GW&r6W&W2b6V֖'2FVƗ7FVr6W762B֗W'2f"&Rf&F2B&V6W2f&R6VFrFR6ЦfW&V6RFWF2B66VGVRvF6FFWvVV6rrr2BR224Р2BR22( "