Music in Hamilton

Music in Hamilton

Hamilton is home to a vibrant music scene. The city’s music industry has 7,725 workers and 541 businesses, making it the 6th largest cluster of music businesses in Canada. We have more independent musicians per capita than many top tier cities worldwide, while being a top destination for music occupations in Canada. Hamilton is one of the first Canadian cities to develop a Music Strategy.

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Are you a local musician?
One of the services we offer for musicians includes an annual Musician Conference. Checkout recorded sessions for the 2020 and 2021 conference.

Are you a music business?
Hamilton-based music business who need assistance or those want to move your business to Hamilton; can find information about the Music Sector.

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Musician Support Programs

Support program details to be announced in 2022.

View musician support programs

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Annual Musician Conference

Musicians are entrepreneurs and supported through this annual event.

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Summer Concert Series

Free live music event series with local artists happening in commercial and Business Improvement Areas (BIAs).

Learn more about this music series

Hamilton Music Strategy

Hamilton is one of the first Canadian cities to establish a music strategy. Access more information including goals and background about the Hamilton Music Strategy.

Music Friendly Policies

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