BC Creates in the Lower Mainland/Southwest

Learn about the creative innovators in the Lower Mainland/Southwest region of British Columbia.

BC Creates in Northern BC

Learn about the creative innovators in the Northern B.C. region.

BC Creates in the Thompson/Okanagan/Kootenays

Learn about the creative innovators in the Thompson/Okanagan/Kootenays region of British Columbia.

BC Creates on the Island/Coast

Learn about the creative innovators on the Island/Coast of British Columbia.

Get into the holiday spirit with these festive tunes from British Columbia

Time to set the mood with carols and tunes. Discover a mix of traditional and modern songs from British Columbia musicians to be your companion this holiday season. This playlist makes the perfect soundtrack for your holiday party, or a chill…

Western Canadian Music Awards 2022 B.C. Winners

The Western Canadian Music Awards celebrates the best of artistic and industry talent in western Canada. This year, the WCMA celebrates 20 years of being Canada’s largest music industry event. Award winners were announced at Breakout West…

The 2022 Polaris Prize Short List announced including B.C.’s Snotty Nose Rez Kids and Destroyer

Two British Columbian albums have made the 2022 Polaris Music Prize short list. The annual Prize for $50,000 goes to an artist that is awarded Canadian Album of the Year, decided upon by a jury comprised of nearly 200 music media professionals.…

Western Canadian Music Award Nominees Announced

The Western Canadian Music Awards celebrates the best of artistic and industry talent in western Canada. This year, the WCMA celebrates 20 years of being Canada's largest music industry event. Award winners will be announced at Breakout…

Proudly celebrating the B.C. artists and projects awarded at the 2022 JUNO Awards

The 51st Annual JUNO Awards winners were celebrated this past Sunday evening in Toronto. Announced during the closing weekend of JUNO Week, Canada’s biggest night in music, hosted by Simu Liu brought back live performances and awarded the…

B.C. artists and projects nominated for 2022 JUNO Awards

The nominees for the 51st Annual JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. This year’s winners will be revealed during the closing weekend of JUNO Week, at The JUNO Opening Night Awards on Saturday…

Actor, Singer-songwriter, Audiobook Narrator, Podcast Co-founder, and Career Consultant: Kristina Lao

Kristina Lao (she/her) is a Vancouver-based nationally touring actor, singer-songwriter, audiobook narrator and co-founder of the podcast Bombshell Brunches. She is an artist-advocate and career consultant with over 15 years working in front…

Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards Celebrate Indigenous Talent in Canada

The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival Awards span 18 categories, celebrating solo artists, duos and groups from across Canada by showcasing the diverse and growing music and culture of artistic expression and accomplishment within the Indigenous…

B.C. winners and nominees at the 50th Anniversary JUNO Awards

The 2021 Juno Awards have wrapped for another year, delivering a virtual opening night and a virtual awards show to celebrate 50 years of the JUNO Awards on the weekend of June 4-6. View the list of B.C. artists, producers, companies and albums…

Meet B.C’s Music + Sound Recording Industry

Music is a lifeline to the creative industries not only here in British Columbia but abroad. B.C. is the third-largest centre for music production in Canada with a large and diverse talent pool of artists who are known for producing all genres…