A New Non-Profit Online Store Dedicated to Emerging Canadian Talent? Yep?

Weird Canada has something that will be interest to every up-and-coming musician in this Canada:  a quick and cheap way to sell music and swag.  Wyrd Distro is

the first ever not-for-profit, online store dedicated entirely to emerging Canadian talent. Wyrd Distro offers a one-stop-shop where both music fans and record stores can purchase limited editon physical releases and ephemera from Canada’s most exciting new artists and labels.

To launch everything on February 15, there will be a series of parties across the country–even in freakin’ Iqaluit.

Victoria (BC), Vancouver (BC), Saskatoon (SK), Calgary (AB), Edmonton (AB), Winnipeg (MB), Toronto (ON), Guelph (ON), Ottawa (ON), London (ON), Montreal (QC), Quebec (QC), Sackville (NB), Charlottetown (PE), Halifax (NS), St. John’s (NL), Yellowknife (NT), and Iqaluit (NU).

Each party will feature live music, of course.  Lineups TBA.

 

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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