Alberta Music Cities has been working in the background for several months on our efforts to maximize the economic impact of music on Alberta’s cities. At the start, our focus is on the largest music economies in the province: Edmonton and Calgary. Over time, we will expand our efforts to include all urban municipalities in the province.
Our work is inspired in part by the work of Music Canada, and the significant investments made by provincial governments in the music industries of British Columbia and Ontario. It is clear that Alberta needs to diversify its economy. It is also clear that we have a significant natural resource in the talent and entrepreneurial nature of Alberta’s musicians, managers, labels, recording studios, live music venues, festivals and events, and the many other related and supporting industries and professions.
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