Creative Saskatchewan’s Tour Support grant may have seen less action than usual over the last couple of years, but the tides are finally turning and we’re pleased to see performers hitting the road once more to new markets!
If you didn’t already know – our Tour Support grant supports musicians, bands, and theatre troupes who are ready to take their show on the road and perform for new, paying audiences.
Supporting Saskatchewan artists as they tour is important; tours enable them to extend their fan base (and by extension their revenue), get discovered or signed by larger entities, and perfect their craft as every venue and every team offers new challenges and opportunities for growth.
Applicants to the Tour Support program may apply for up to $15,000 or 50% of their eligible cash budget, whichever is the lesser, and can apply for up to two grants per year!
This grant isn’t limited to travel within Saskatchewan, applicants may apply to travel across Canada and even internationally, so long as the meet the eligibility criteria here.
Artists offering live-streamed performance tours to audiences uncomfortable or unable to attend in person may still apply for our Market and Export Development grant to help cover these costs.
Hurry – the deadlines for applications are approaching!👇
Live Performing Arts: *Extended* June 30, 2022
June 1, 2022
August 10, 2022
October 12, 2022
February 1, 2023
Some musicians recently on-tour thanks to our funding...
TONIGHT at @canadianmusicweek Toronto! Saskatoon's @autopilotband 1040pm @thepaddockto https://cmw.net/festival/artists/autopilot/ The alt-rock trio is known for thoughtful lyrics, powerful hooks, dynamic stage presence, and obsessive hard work with a catalogue of releases and cross-border touring.
This tour was made possible through Creative Saskatchewan’s Tour Support Grant Program.
@orpheummovieestevan went off last night! Thank you Al, Jocelyn, their wonderful crew behind the scenes and YOU Estevan. Much love to this venue!! Thankful for @thetrews having us tag along and wander (“Wanderer” check it out!) around the Canadian landscape with them, giving us the opportunity to make new friends along the way.
Jake Vaadeland & the Sturgeon River Boys
We want to take a moment to thank everyone at NXNE Festival for inviting us to be a part of it all in 2022! Also, a big thank you to The Cameron House for hosting our showcase! We had a blast in Toronto! Much gratitude to all who supported this trip, including Creative Saskatchewan and SaskMusic! #nxne2022