Support for Music and Variety Companies – Section 4: Additional Support for Tours

Aide aux entreprises en musique et variétés – Volet 4 : Soutien additionnel à la tournée



Program Type



Variable (see criteria)

Type of Aid


Financial Aid

Up to $30,000, determined according to travel distance and number of participants


This section of the program is intended for music and variety performances only.


  • For deadlines, see Program Sections 1, 2, or 3 depending on the nature of the application
  • Applicants must also be receiving support under Sections 1, 2, or 3
  • Under exceptional circumstances, support can be provided to companies that have not received a base grant if the application concerns the completion of a tour
  • Tours must have a minimum of five events in the regions
  • Priority is given to music and variety event production companies, although aid can be exceptionally awarded to an artist or group’s agent if they are not represented by a producer
  • Certain events outside of Quebec are eligible in the case of intermediate level artists associated with a Quebec company, provided the company is already recognized and supported by SODEC, if the following criteria are met:
  • It must be a concert of French language music

  • The event fee must be no higher than $4,500

  • A minimum of five events must be sold to five recognized presenters

Eligible Expenses

  • Operational costs related to touring performances in Quebec

Supporting Documents

  • Applications for Section 4 can be submitted on the application form when applying for Sections 1, 2, or 3 of this program.