Music in Hamilton

Hamilton Indie Musician Development Program Application

Spaces are now full and the program is closed.

Virtual assistance for Hamilton based musicians or bands. Apply below to receive three one-hour individualized sessions where you’ll access expert guidance via virtual calls / videos in the areas of marketing / branding, artist agreements, and / or planning a release from a local Hamilton music businesses. City of Hamilton staff will connect you with one of the Hamilton-based music businesses who have been hired to coach and guide developing or emerging musicians. These local businesses all have many years of experience in artist management and development; marketing and branding; and fee negotiation and income generation.

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If you have questions about this program, please email [email protected]

Three key eligibility criteria for this program

  • Must live in Hamilton (i.e. includes Ancaster, Dundas, Stoney Creek, Waterdown etc.) and/or at least 50% of band members reside here
  • Must be able to demonstrate that you are practicing music part or full time as a career
  • Must be at least 16 years old.

Spaces are now full and the program is closed.

Applicant Information
Eligibility Requirement: Must be at least 16 years of age
Eligibility Requirements: At least 50% of your band members must live in Hamilton.