Music in Hamilton

Hamilton Indie Musician Development Program Application

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 limited and this program will close when spaces are filled or by October 29, 2021.

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.